Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club General Information
|SHYC Bar:||Hours: 11 am – 9 pm most nights|
|Restaurant:||There are several restaurants within walking distance of the clubhouse.|
|Showers:||Two showers are available inside the SHYC clubhouse.
Another two showers are available for use in the Muir-Cox Shipyard building
Towels are not supplied
|Lockers:||None on site. A locked designated area will be set up for storage of competitors’ belongings.|
|Trailer storage:||All trailers will be stored in location “C”.|
There are numerous food facilities within walking distance of the SHYC clubhouse
Some of these include:
|The Sea Dog Saloon
1 Dock Street
|Family style casual dining & waterfront patio|
|The Beandock Café
32 Dock Street
|Coffee, snacks, and light lunch fare|
|The Shelburne Café
151 Water Street
|The Ship’s Galley
156 Water Street
|Family style casual dining and bar|
|The Rendezvous Pub
129 Water Street
|Sports oriented bar|
|A1-Pizza & Donair
31 King Street
|Takeout pizza, subs and donair|
64 King Street:
|Casual breakfast, lunch and dinner|
104 King Street
|Takeout fish & chips, clams, burgers & seafood|
115 King Street
|(Shelburne Mall): Casual dining|
The Shelburne Mall is located at 115 King Street. Shops include:
– Sobeys Supermarket
– NSLC (beer, wine, spirits)
– Lawtons Pharmacy
– The Bargain Shop department store
– The Great Canadian Dollar Store
– Sophia’s Restaurant
Shelburne is home to a multi-award winning craft brewery:
Boxing Rock Brewing Company: 78 Ohio Road.
Tasting and hospitality room available 7 days a week.
There are numerous activities and attractions for participants and their families during, before or after the event which include:
- Shelburne Museum Complex
- Black Loyalist Heritage Centre and Museum
- Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours
- Roseway Beach, Carleton Beach, Louis Head Beach
- Crescent Beach, Lockeport
- Mavilette Beach
- White Point Beach Resort
- River Hills Golf Club
- Boxing Rock Brewing Company
- Osprey Arts Centre
- Sandy Point Lighthouse
- Candlebox Kayaking
- Historic Lunenburg
- Yarmouth Links Golf
- Cape Forchu Lighthouse, Yarmouth
- Église Sainte Marie Museum
Book early! Accommodations fill up quickly.
Sandy Lane Vacation Rentals
Mackenzie’s Cottages & the Wildwood Motel
The Inner Harbour Inn
Boulder Cove Cottage Rentals
Shelburne Harbourside Cottages
Barrack’s Cove Cottage Rentals
Roseway River Cottage Rentals
Ocean Mist Cottages, Lockeport
Seaside Cottages, Lockeport
The Cooper’s Inn Bed and Breakfast
Lockeport Landing Bed and Breakfast
Billeting (by pre-arrangement): contact Julie Stewart
There are some (but not many) Air BnB’s in the area
Recreational Vehicles & campers
There is a small area designated for RV parking. See location “D”. There are no hookups available. There is a designated dumping station at the Islands Provincial Park, approximately 5 km away from the regatta site. Dumping fees may apply.
Daily Meeting Area
The Shelburne Guild Hall will be the designated meeting area for pre-racing briefings, and post racing gatherings. Daily prizes, events and entertainment will all occur here, as well as the mid-week barbecue dinner.
A bar will be set up in the afternoons serving craft beer from the Boxing Rock Brewing Company.
There are two available parking areas. The first is designated location “A” for sailors whose boats are designated to be stored near the Town Wharf and Ramp.
Location “B” is the Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club parking lot. Sailors whose designated boat storage locations are near the Yacht Club building are asked to park their vehicles in this location. Parking is free and we ask that competitors’ vehicles remain parked in their designated parking areas.
Please keep vehicles away from launch areas.
TheBinnacle.com. Orders may be placed from The Binnacle by telephone.
Yachtshop.com. Orders may be placed from YachtShop by telephone.
Orders placed before noon will arrive via courier the next morning by 08:30. Shipping fees will apply for all orders.
Children under 10 are welcome on the premises if accompanied at all times by an adult. Please remember that you are responsible for all children you bring onto the SHYC site. Lifejackets must be worn while on any dock area.
Competitors’ coaches must register with the registration desk in advance. Daily coaching fees and coach boat berthing fees will apply. Amounts TBD.
Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club welcomes visiting competitors and their families. Use of the SHYC facilities for two weeks prior to, and during the 2019 International Championship is reciprocal to those who are members of their respective home clubs. Those wishing to join SHYC may do so. Membership fees are $150 per year for individuals, and $300 per year for families.
SHYC offers facilities for those with mobility challenges. Please inquire at [email protected]
Dogs are permitted on site but must be kept on a leash at all times and any mess must be cleared away immediately. Dogs are not allowed inside the SHYC building (except guide/assistance dogs).
Entry to the site
Areas around the SHYC clubhouse and launch facilities are public access areas. Please bear this in mind. Onsite overnight security will be provided, but all materials and property stored in public areas are at competitors’ own risk.
There are three designated launching areas designated on the site plan. Please use the launch and retrieval area you were designated for the entirety of the event.
1. The marina ramp
2. The Sailing Academy ramp
3. The Town ramp
SHYC Opening times
Monday 8:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00am to 10:00pm
Saturday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday 8:00am to 7:00pm
Wi-Fi is available free of charge. Please inquire at the bar for a WiFi password.
How to find us
From Halifax: Take Hwy 103 West to Exit 25 Approximately 200 km from Halifax City
Follow Woodlawn Drive
At Shelburne Regional High School the road will veer to the right and become King Street
Follow King Street to the stop sign at Water Street
Turn left, follow Water Street to SHYC – 107 Water Street
Halifax Stanfield International Airport hosts flights from many points worldwide including many US cities, and from Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
If arriving by sea, Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club is located at:
Latitude: N 43-45-29.364
Longitude: W 65-19-21.32
Daily, weekly and monthly moorings are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Please call ahead at +1-902-875-4757 or email [email protected]
Locations are within a 3 minute walk.