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By Way of Water

Municipality of Chester

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.

Boat with crew on board pulling into bay with land and trees in the background

Blandford Marine - Blandford

Blandford Marine Service Station, Boat Dealership, and Marine Supply Store is a full-service marine shop; inboard & outboard motor repair, parts & service, trailers, storage (indoor and outdoor), and winterization.


Chester Yacht Club - Village of Chester

Chester yacht club hosts a marina and launching facilities, and moorings are 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.


Oak Island Marina - Western Shore

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 amenities including a 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.


South Shore Marine - Marriotts Cove

Marina with 20-tonne capacity lift, repair services, fuel, water, ice, showers, laundry, storage, and moorings. The store offers marine gear, charts, clothing, and gifts. 


Rope tied to cleat on a dock