Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, information for visitors visiting clubs during the 2020 season are listed below.  The chart will be updated as we receive notifications from our member clubs. Updates can be sent to info@ontariosailing.ca.

Take care everyone … and stay safe!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CHART BELOW MAY NOT INDICATE EACH CLUB’S CURRENT STATUS.

THE INFORMATION IS ONLY AS CURRENT AS THE ‘UPDATED’ DATE.

CONTACT WITH THE CLUBS IS IMPERATIVE BEFORE VISITING!

Click on the name of the club below to be taken to each club’s website.

CLUB OPEN / CLOSED TO VISITORS IMPORTANT INFORMATION UPDATED (2020)
Alexandra Yacht Club Closed to Visitors   July 8
Aquatic Park Sailing Club Open to Visitors Only accepting visitors from reciprocal clubs. COVID-19 guidelines are in effect – clubhouse is closed, barbecue facilities are unavailable, washrooms are open with increased sanitation, masks highly encouraged when unable to appropriately distance. All visitors should report to the duty officer (between 9am-6pm on weekends) or another club member for assistance with a mooring ball assignment. For more information, email communication@aquaticpark.com July 13
Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club Open to Visitors Only accepting visitors from reciprocal clubs that currently offer the same privileges to their members … Advanced online reservations are required no later than noon the day before the expected date of arrival at http://abyc.on.ca/abyc-visitor-reservations/ … Visitors must agree to ABYC’s COVID-19 Enhanced Health & Safety Policy and wait for staff confirmation, including assigned visitor slip, before making their way to ABYC. Reservations by email or phone will not be accepted. July 6
Bay of Quinte Yacht Club Open to Visitors BQYC is pleased to announce our visitor dock will re-open on Monday July 20 as Ontario moves to Stage 3.  Dock is restricted to 4 boats only with no rafting allowed.  First-come first-serve as there are no reservations.  Please see bar staff on the patio during club open hours to register.  Face masks are required to enter the BQYC club building.  For more information, visit their website at https://bqyc.ca/. July 18
Bluffers Park Yacht Club Closed to Visitors   July 17
Boulevard Club Open to Visitors Open for reciprocals. August 20
Brockville Yacht Club Closed to Visitors   July 20
Bronte Harbour Yacht Club Open to Visitors BHYC is accepting reciprocal visitors. COVID-19 Protocols are on their website at https://bhyc.on.ca/. July 25
Cathedral Bluff’s Yacht Club Open to Visitors CBYC has agreed to accept boating visitors only from reciprocating clubs, subject to the following: 1) We will be able to place visitors only on the main dock, thereby limiting visiting boats to a maximum of four. 2) All visiting boats must reserve space at least 24 hours in advance by emailing Nick Lawley (Fleet Captain) at fleetcaptain@cbyc.ca. 3) Once accepted by the Fleet Captain, the visiting boat will be emailed a package and a COVID-19 statement of health and disclaimer which must be returned signed before reservation can be confirmed. 4) Whether a boat is visiting for a night or an hour, the same requirements will apply. 5) All visits will be for one night only. 6) At this point, in part due to limited capacity, visitors will be able to utilize only the restaurant takeout facilities. 7) The clubhouse is closed to visitors, except for washroom facilities. 8) As per legal requirements, masks must be worn in all indoor facilities including the washrooms, and are strongly recommended throughout the club. Two meter distancing is also required. 9) Visiting boats may use only the visitors outdoor pavilion and BBQ. 10) Visitors on any one boat must be from the same “family bubble”. Updated August 11
CFB Kingston Yacht Club Open to Visitors Reciprocals from recognized yacht clubs are the only visitors allowed at CFBKYC.  Please use the first mooring ball (white) past the breakwater and check in with our duty officer (1600h-2000h). All our docks are out-of-bounds for reciprocals and there are no services available. Updates will be posted on our website at http://CFBKYC.com. August 6
Cobourg Yacht Club Closed to Visitors The Cobourg Yacht Club (CYC) regrets the continued temporary suspension of reciprocal privileges for the 2020 season due to COVID-19. The CYC club-house deck, bar and restaurant (small pub grub menu) is now open Friday and Saturday from 4:30 p.m. with COVID-19 protocols in-place. Come and join us, we would love to see you. The Marina continues to be open and welcomes guest boats according to the Marina’s usual fees, policies and COVID-19 restrictions. The Marina is operating with significantly reduced staffing and would very much appreciate your patience, understanding and compliance with social distancing and other COVID-19 protocols. The gas dock and pump-out are open. Booking ahead with the Marina at 905-372-2397 is very strongly recommended especially as space for Transients will be at a minimum due to separating boats on the docks. Calling in, upon arrival, on VHF Channel 68 to get a dock assignment is essential so that the Marina can separate boats as much as capacity allows. We look forward to being back in full operation in 2021. Updated August 11
Dalhousie Yacht Club Open to Visitors DYC is accepting single vessels not cruises. Restaurant patio open with reservations only; takeout available. For more information, go to https://www.dalhousieyachtclub.com/by-water. July 8
Erieau Yacht Club Closed to Visitors Closed to visitors and members; docks have not been put out and the building remains closed; Did not open for the season.  For more information, visit their website at www.erieauyachtclub.com or email sailing@erieauyachtclub.com. July 16
Etobicoke Yacht Club Open to Visitors Open to reciprocal visitors. Visitors must call ahead to confirm your visit and sign a waiver upon arrival.  For more information, email info@eyc.ca. Updated July 28
Fairport Yacht Club Open to Visitors Effective July 24, 2020, Fairport Yacht Club will accept reciprocal visits from Clubs that are also accepting reciprocal visits. Our two outer Check in docks only will be used. Reservations must be made at least two days in advance be email to dockmaster@fairportyachtclub.ca and will be confirmed by return email which will also have our COVID-19 rules attached. Two days maximum per vessel. We cannot accommodate reservations from Clubs which are closed to visitors. July 22
Fifty Point Yacht Club Closed to Visitors   July 13
Frenchman’s Bay Yacht Club Open to Visitors Accepting visitors under conditions. Must be pre-booked through https://fbyc.ca/ “Request to submit a reservation”. All visitors must abide by COVID rules in force at the club–mask wearing when in the clubhouse common areas and washroom. No sail-in/phone-in requests accepted. Your club must currently be accepting visitors as well. Maximum 4 visitors at any one time. Docks will be pre-assigned. Skippers must be registered by 16:00 hours on the day prior to the arrival. August 11
Harbour City Yacht Club Open to Visitors Harbour City Yacht Club’s Board of Directors voted in favour of a limited opening for reciprocal visitors. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: One boat at a time, pre-booked in advance (by calling Penny – HCYC Commodore – at 416-420-0967). Two-day visits (must pre-pay for second night). Clubhouse and deck remain closed. Main washrooms, and restaurant of Toronto Island Marina are open. Masks required. HCYC and TIM waivers must be signed. The full policy is here: https://hcyc.ca/2020-reciprocal-policy/. Updated August 14
Highland Yacht Club Open to Visitors Highland Yacht Club will accept a limited number of reciprocal visitors from clubs that are currently also offering visiting privileges. Visiting boats need to prearrange their slip assignment (minimum 24hrs notice) by filling out the online form (Click Here) and waiting for the fleet captain to email confirmation (fleetcaptain@highlandyachtclub.com) Additional 2020 Reciprocal visit details,  including information on self-assessment for Covid-19, can be found at https://highlandyachtclub.com/index.php/visitors3/visitor-information.html. Covid-19 Policies are in effect at HYC and can be found at https://highlandyachtclub.com/index.php/events/covid-19-measures-at-hyc.html. Updated August 4
Island Yacht Club Open to Visitors Visitors must utilize their Reservation System in order to visit the Island Yacht Club. Please refer to IYC’s COVID-19 document for all details (Click Here). Updated July 13
Lakeshore Yacht Club Closed to Visitors Docks and facilities are not open to visitors, cruises or transients (unless in an emergency). Reciprocal letters went out with this information. For updates, check LSYC’s website at http://www.lsyc.com/. Call 416-255-3701 and leave a message or email mail@lsyc.com for more information. July 7
Mimico Cruising Club Open to Visitors Open to visitors from yacht clubs with reciprocal privileges. Patio dining and food/alcohol service to your boat is available. Masks mandatory in all indoor public spaces (washrooms). Not accepting organized cruises or numbers in excess of ten persons per boat. Visitors must adhere to and acknowledge MCC’s Rules for Visitors (CLICK HERE). For more information, contact GM John Pereira at gm@mimicocruisingclub.com / 416-252-7737 ext. 1. Updated July 30
National Yacht Club Open to Visitors NYC is only accepting visitors from within Canada. NYC does not take reservations – availability depends on members who are away cruising. First night free for other yacht club members, $1.75 per foot per consecutive night thereafter. Maximum 5 nights per season. COVID-19 guidelines are in effect – clubhouse is closed except for washroom corridor; masks must be worn indoors per City of Toronto by-law; dining room is operating a second floor takeout window and patio is open (hours: Wed-Sun 11am-9pm); do not visit if anyone in your party is sick or has been exposed to COVID-19; wash and sanitize hands regularly; Strongly recommend that visitors wear masks when unable to stay 6ft away from others on the docks, washrooms, etc. Email skipper@thenyc.com for more information or call VHF 68 to inquire about availability the day of your visit. Updated July 14
Newport Yacht Club – Stoney Creek Open to Visitors NYC-SC is now accepting visitors and reciprocals visits. COVID-19 precautions are in place that follow Ontario’s requirements. CLICK HERE for details. Updated August 17
Niagara-on-the-Lake Sailing Club Closed to Visitors   July 16
Oakville Club Closed to Visitors For more information, contact Dock Manager Paul Carter at 416-522-4166 or Commodore Mickie Angas at 905-464-6201. July 7
Oakville Power Boat Club Open to Visitors OPBC is accepting Reciprocals. They match the other clubs’ rates. Normally, first night is $2.50 per foot and the second night is free. For more information, visit their website at https://oakvillepowerboatclub.com/ Updated July 17
Oakville Yacht Squadron Open to Visitors Visitors are welcome at OYS but only from reciprocal clubs that are open and offer the same privileges to OYS members for the 2020 sailing season. Docking requests can only be made online (link below), we are currently not accepting docking requests by phone. Link to OYS cruising information & club amenities status: http://www.oysqn.com/cruising/. Link to docking request form: http://www.oysqn.com/cruising/docking-request-form-2020/ July 15
Port Credit Yacht Club Open to Visitors Only accepting visitors from reciprocal clubs that currently offer the same privileges to their members. Advanced online reservations are required. Information concerning requesting a slip, waiver and code of conduct can be found here https://pcyc.net/by-water. Visitors must agree to PCYC’s waiver and code of conduct and wait for staff confirmation, including assigned visitor slip, before making their way to PCYC. Reservations by email or phone will not be accepted. Updated August 11
Prince Edward Yacht Club Closed to Visitors Due to the restrictions associated with the Provincial orders to combat the spread of Covid 19, the PEYC Clubhouse is closed and limited access for our boating members is in accordance with the Provincial regulations. Unfortunately, this means that PEYC will not be accepting any visiting boaters this season, including those who would normally enjoy Reciprocal privileges. This restriction applies to both PEYC and Municipal docks and moorings. For those transiting the area, we suggest that you check the Prince Edward County Marina (pump out and fuel) (www.thecounty.ca) for information about the availability of services. Contact, Rachel Hardon, at 613.476.6505 (appointment only). We regret this inconvenience and hope that we will see all of our boating friends next season.  For further information please visit www.peyc.ca August 4
Queen City Yacht Club Closed to Visitors   July 7
Royal Canadian Yacht Club Closed to Visitors For more information, contact the Dockmaster at dockmaster@rcyc.ca or call 416-967-7245 ext. 521. July 7
Royal Hamilton Yacht Club Open to Visitors RHYC will accept visitors from other clubs that do the same. Only one or two boats at a time, no organized cruises. Visitors must call ahead. July 8
Sarnia Yacht Club
Closed to Visitors SYC has no overnight transients. Gas dock and pump-out available – Diesel and Gasoline. We have a basin that can be used to anchor overnight. For more information, visit  http://www.sarniayachtclub.ca/. Sarnia Bay Marina and Bridgeview Marina accepting Transients. July 17
Scarborough Bluffs Sailing Club
Closed to Visitors Available as emergency dock – no amenities. July 6
Thunder Bay Yacht Club
Open to Visitors TBYC offers reciprocal privileges to members of other yacht clubs on the Great Lakes who come to cruise the waters of Lake Superior. We ask that you follow any and all public health regulations during the pandemic and do not come if you show any symptoms. The clubhouse remains closed however washroom facilities are available. We have docking at our club facility on the nearby Mission River. Often available, these are offered at no charge for up to 3 days on a first come basis … contact the Docking Director. Prince Arthurs Landing, our municipal marina, is also open with limited service: https://www.thunderbay.ca/en/recreation/marina.aspx. For contact information, visit http://www.tbyc.on.ca/. July 17
Toronto Hydroplane & Sailing Club
Closed to Visitors   July 16
Toronto Multihull Cruising Club
Closed to Visitors There is however an anchorage area to the east of their mooring field that is not part of their club. July 9
Trident Yacht Club
Closed to Visitors For more information, visit https://trident-yc.ca/ Updated July 17
Whitby Yacht Club
Open to Visitors With the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions Friday July 24th, Whitby Yacht Club, along with the rest of the Durham region, will be moving to phase three restrictions. The WYC Board of Directors have decided to open our club to reciprocal boaters with the following caveats.  1) The visiting boat and crew must be departing from a phase three COVID-19 club or location. 2) There will be five slips available, visiting boats will be encouraged to call ahead on VHF68 before arriving at the club. 3) The visiting crew will be met at the dock and asked the standard COVID-19 check sheet and also asked to submit to a touch free body temperature check. If any crew member fails or refuses either measure. the boat will be asked to depart.  The normal rules will apply to visiting boaters as per our Reciprocal Protocol and Agreement. July 22