This page is designed to be a one stop resource for yachting and sailing in Halifax.
Many Documents must be carried by the competent
navigator. Here are links to the ones that are freely available. Charts
and Sailing Directions can be purchased through the Canadian Hydrographic Service (www.charts.gc.ca) The US Geo-spatial Intelligence agency also has sailing directions available.
Sailing Directions (PDF’S, US Geo spatial Intelligence Agency )
Halifax is covered by 3 Charts
4201 – Halifax Harbour: Bedford Basin (Aug 2017 ed)
4202 – Halifax Harbour: Point Pleasant to / à Bedford Basin (Feb 2016 ed)
4203 – Halifax Harbour: Black Point to / à Point Pleasant (Apr 2000 ed)
4237 – Approaches to / Approches de Halifax Harbour (Sambro Harbour Inset) (Jun 2000 ed)
15 Purcells Cove Rd. Halifax, NS, B3N 1R2
Tel: 1-800-224-3937 (902-423-6464)
North Sails Atlantic The Yacht Shop
3514 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS
Surrounding are also features a number of Clubs
St. Margaret Sailing Club
Many of the local clubs run a Wednesday night sailing series. More details can be found at the clubs page. Halifax is home to 2 main ocean races, which run in opposite years. The even years offer the Route Halifax St Pierre, and the odd years run the Marblehead to Halifax.
Canadian Power and Sail Squadron