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Summer-Fall 2017: A great time to join with us as we celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday. Don’t miss the Canada 150 celebrations happening around our island!

Welcome to Cruising‑Cape‑Breton.info; your fact‑filled resource for essential information. Whether you're a cruiser venturing to our island, or a new or experienced Cape Breton cruiser seeking new horizons, we have the up‑to‑date information you need. And it's all FREE! For many cruisers, Cape Breton Island is the Ultimate Cruising Destination.

Cruise Cape Breton: The Yachters’ Guide to the Bras d’Or LakesOlder editions called it "The Yachtsman's Guide"; later changed to "The Yachters' Guide" for political correctness!
published such information in book‑format. It's long out of print and existing editions contain much misinformation. Later editions omitted several useful charts; chart and illustration quality was poor.

Much has changed since Cruise Cape Breton was published in 1974 and revised last in 1992; not only around the island but also in the way we communicate and navigate. Today, satellites and modern electronics let us navigate with precision. Radio Direction Finders and Loran‑C are history. Change is continuous. It makes guidebooks out‑of‑date before they are published. Cruising-Cape-Breton.info is our answer to this problem. You can see from the "What's New" column, we strive to keep up with changes and to improve the accuracy, utility, and presentation of information.
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PDF iconAlthough Internet access is available while under way, mobile phone signals are often nonexistent in harbours and anchorages. So, documents linked to, or contained within this website, including eBooks of all the charts, are downloadable in PDF‑format. Print them or store them on a laptop or tablet for use on board. Look for the PDF symbol, or visit Downloads for what you need.

HELP! This website is a volunteer project evolving to meet cruisers' needs. Keeping information up‑to‑date and relevant is important and time-consuming. Please contribute by providing suggestions, ideas, criticism, corrections, or additions. Or help by writing material for inclusion on this website. All input is welcome! You're all encouraged to take part. Your feedback is important. Contact Us!

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WHAT’S NEW
  • Aug 11
    • Eateries revised
    • Weather revised
    • Little River chart & info revised
    • Neils Harbour chart & info revised
    • Highlands Coast eBook updated
  • Jul 30
    • CCB App new edition uploaded
    • South Ingonish Hbr charts & info revised
    • Highlands Coast eBook updated
  • Jul 29 - Whycocomagh
    • Whycocomagh chart and info revised
    • Bras d'Or Lakes eBook updated
  • Jul 23 - Weather revised
  • Jul 18 - Marinas & Yacht Clubs
    • Havre Aubert YC info updated
    • Sheet Harbour Marina info updated
  • Jul 6 - South Ingonish Harbour
    • South Ingonish Harbour info revised
    • Highlands Coast eBook updated
  • Jul 1 - CCB App new edition uploaded
  • Jun 24
    • Services & Supplies revised
    • Eateries updated
  • Jun 19 - Marinas updated
  • Jun 5
    • Marine Services updated
    • Links updated
  • Jun 4 - Murphys Pond Harbour
    • Murphys Pond Harbour info updated
    • Western Shore eBook updated
  • Jun 1 - CCB App new edition uploaded
  • May 28 - Publications updated
  • May 26 - Petit-de-Grat Harbour
    • Petit-de-Grat Harbour chart updated
    • Chedabucto Bay eBook updated
  • May 12 - Lobster season LFA 27 delayed
  • May 9 - Inverness Harbour
    • Inverness Harbour info revised
    • Western Shore eBook updated
  • May 4
    • Marinas updated
    • St Peters Lock Hours updated
  • May 3 - Mabou Harbour
    • Mabou Harbour info revised
    • Western Shore eBook updated
  • May 2 - Marine Services Providers updated
  • May 1 - CCB App new edition uploaded


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