Accomodations & Moorage

Accommodations in and Around Chester

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.

Be sure to book early. Rooms fill up quickly during race week.

The Nova Scotia Tourism 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.

Other rental accommodations can be viewed at services such as Airbnb and Homeaway.  You can also post to the Chester Race Week Facebook page and inquire about accommodations.


If a campground is what you are looking for check here.

Moorage In the Village of Chester

Launch & Haul Special for Registered Racers

South Shore Marine is generously offering to rig in, launch, rig out and haul boats registered for Chester Race Week 2021 for approximately $300, a deep discount.

For details call (902) 275-3711 or [email protected].

Chester Yacht Club | 21 South Street, Chester
(902) 275-3747 | [email protected]

Contact Kim Johnson, CYC Manager

Has moorings available for racing boats registered in Chester Race Week. Race entry fee must be paid in order to apply for one of these moorings.

PremiereSEA Ltd | 36B Water St, Chester
(902) 273-7732 | [email protected]
Has yacht services.

Heisler’s Boatyard | 132 Tremont St, Chester
(902) 275-2216

Moorage Near Chester

South Shore Marine | 130 Marina Rd, Chester
(902) 275-3711 | [email protected]

Has haul and launch capabilities and yacht services.
South Shore Marine has a number of moorings available at no cost for Race Week racers.

Blandford Marine | 19 Firehall Rd, Blandford
(902) 228-2205

Has yacht services.

Gold River Marina | 242 Demont Rd, Chester Basin
(902) 275-1322 | [email protected]

Atlantica Oak Island Marina | 36 Treasure Dr, Western Shore
1 (800) 565-5075 | [email protected]

East River Shipyard|137 Endeavour Ave, East Chester                                (902) 299-3511 | [email protected]

Has haul and launch capabilities and yacht services. East River Shipyard has a number of moorings available at no cost for Race Week racers.

Please note that racing takes place throughout the bay so all of these opportunities are well situated.