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By Way of Water

Municipality of Chester

"The sea, once it casts its spell,

holds one in its net of wonder forever."

Jacques Yves Cousteau

Roads? Oh we've got loads of them. Now if you're making your way to our neck of the woods by water we've got plenty of ports to pull up in.

As lovers of the sea from way back, we appreciate the call of the great Atlantic Blue - just know we've got some wonderful ways to welcome you to the Municipality of Chester when you finally come ashore.


Chester Yacht Club - Chester

Marina and launching facilities, and moorings available.  Hull, engine, and sail repair, plus gasoline and diesel nearby. Full details at


Gold River Marina - Chester Basin

Sheltered marina with a 50-tonne marine railway.  Offering on-site boat storage and repairs, berths up to 12 metres, fuel, ice, showers, laundry, and Wi-Fi. Visit


Oak Island Marina

Set sail, tie up, wind down! A beautiful, well-protected marina where all your boating needs can be met in addition to full access to resort amentities including full service spa, indoor and outdoor pools, La Vista dining room, non-motorized watercraft rentals and recreational activities. Open May to October with 41 berths and moorings. Visit for further information


South Shore Marine

Marina with 20-tonne capacity lift, repair services, fuel, water, ice, showers, laundry, storage, and moorings. Store offers marine gear, charts, clothing, and gifts. Visit for more info


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