Accommodations and Moorings

Accommodations for Chester Race Week

Nova Scotia’s South Shore and especially the area of Chester and the environment of Mahone Bay is a wonderful place to spend some great vacation time during Chester Race Week August 10-13, 2016.
Booking early is always a good idea and the best way to find out about properties that might be available in Chester is to visit Chester’s Chamber of Commerce website which has places to stay, places to visit, things to do and where to eat. Nova Scotia Tourism’s website has listings of licensed accommodations and if you expand your search to include Hubbards, Blandford,Western Shore, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg and Halifax which are all in driving distance, you will find more choices.
If a campground is what you are looking for check here and other rental accommodations can be viewed at services such as Air BnB and Homeaway.

Mooring during Chester Race Week

Secure your boat in Chester for Race Week! Here is contact information to help you to bring your boat to Chester. Please note that racing takes place throughout the bay, so all of these opportunities are well situated.

In the Village of Chester

Chester Yacht Club has moorings available for racing boats registered in Chester Race Weeks. Race entry fee must be paid in order to apply for one of these moorings. Contact Kim Johnson, CYC Club Manager at [email protected]

PremiereSEA Ltd is located at 36B Water St, Chester (beside the Rope Loft). 902-273-7732 or email: [email protected] website Has yacht services.

The Rope Loft is at 36 Water Street, Chester 902 273-3430

Heisler’s Boatyard is located on Tremont Street in Chester’s Back Harbour 902 275-2216

Near Chester

South Shore Marine 902 275-3711 or email [email protected] has haul and launch capabilities and yacht services.

Blandford Auto and Marine 902 228-2205 web site  Has yacht services.

Gold River Marina 902 275-1322 or email [email protected] website

Atlantica Oak Island Marina 1-800-565-5075 or email: [email protected] website

Register before the August 1st deadline and save $$ by avoiding the $100.00 late fee. You can use PayPal or a Credit Card when you register on-line at or call CYC902-275-3747 during open hours and they will take your credit card information.
Send your current yacht insurance verification sooner rather than later. It is easy! Take a picture of your policy and email it to [email protected], fax it to Chester Yacht Club 902-275-2525, or call your insurance agent and have him send it to CYC. Please note that you will not be able to participate without proof of insurance.