High Water Levels 2019
Updated: August 19, 2019 12:37 pm ET
Currently there are very high water levels affecting many clubs in Ontario. This has caused a lot of docks to be covered with water and clubs to take on water. Due to the potential hazards caused by this condition, many of our member clubs are unable to accommodate visiting boats at this time. They are asking that you reach out to your membership and let your members know.
Below is a current list of our member clubs that have reached out to us with the status of their facilities.
Please contact each club for updates on their status.
CLOSED TO VISITORS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Harbour City Yacht Club – closed to visitors until further notice.
Niagara-on-the-Lake Sailing Club – closed to visitors
OPEN TO VISITORS
Alexandra Yacht Club – open to visitors. Providing dockage in member slips or on swing moorings only. No access to the sea wall. Temporary ramps and docks have been installed to provide access to their clubhouse as well as their pump out and emergency crane and masting crane. Reciprocals offered on a first come firs served basis.
Aquatic Park Sailing Club – open to visitors.
Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club – open to visitors but with a very limited number of slips, most without hydro. Please call ahead to check.
Bay of Quinte Yacht Club – now open to visitors.
Bluffer’s Park Yacht Club – now open to visitors. Docks are quite low but dry.
Boulevard Club – open for day visits and overnight visitors, subject to wind and wave conditions. Please call ahead.
Burlington Sailing & Boating Club – open to visitors.
Cathedral Bluffs Yacht Club – now open to visitors.
Cobourg Yacht Club – open to visitors. Shore power to docks is shut off although they have set up a charging station for emergencies. Docks are above water, fuel dock is open for gas and diesel. Launch ramp is clean and ready. Reciprocal wall is ready for guests.
Collins Bay Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Dalhousie Yacht Club – open to visitors. Fuel service is open. Docks are open with limited space due to high water. Restaurant is open. West Dock washrooms and showers are open. East Dock washrooms are closed.
Etobicoke Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Fairport Yacht Club – open with full services. Vessels that are entering the bay are requested to stay to the east side of the channel as the green marker in the middle at the north end of the channel is under water and a strike hazard.
Fifty Point Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Frenchman’s Bay Yacht Club – open and above water with floating docks. Shore power on. No pumpout available but pumpout is available at Pickering Marina across the bay.
Highland Yacht Club – open to visitors. Docks are now above water and there is power to the docks.
Island Yacht Club – open to visitors. Limited to 14 available slips.
Lakeshore Yacht Club – open to visitors although vacancies depend on members visiting elsewhere as they are full.
LaSalle Park Marina – open to visitors.
Mimico Cruising Club – open to visitors.
National Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Newport Yacht Club Stoney Creek – open to visitors.
Oakville Club – open to visitors.
Oakville Power Boat Club – open for visitors and now selling premium gas and diesel to all powerboaters. OPBC is asking that visitors call 905-844-3607 or channel 68 for assistance.
Oakville Yacht Squadron – fully open to visitors.
Port Credit Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Queen City Yacht Club – open to visiting yachts from reciprocal clubs effective August 6th. Power may not be available at all docks and some lawn areas may still be wet.
Royal Canadian Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Royal Hamilton Yacht Club – open and above water.
Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing Club – open to visitors.
Whitby Yacht Club – open to visitors.
If you would like to add your club to one of the lists, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
More updates can be found on the Lake Ontario Club Cruising Association (LOCCA) website at http://locca.org/ under the “Member Club News.”
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