Boating Experience Opportunities

 — For those who wish to experience boating or improve their boating skills

Want a taste of the Bras d'Or Lakes before you commit to bringing your own boat? Bras d'Or Boatworks offers two pocket cruisers for qualified skippers on a bareboat charter basis: Little Bras d'Or, a Tanzer 7.5, and Big Bras d'Or, a Tanzer 26. Brasd'OrBoatworks

Join Captain Greg Silver for a half‑day, full‑day, or multi‑day hands-on, Cape Breton, sailing experience aboard his 35‑foot Niagara, No Rush II. You're invited to take the helm, handle the sail, have an intro or refresher lesson—or just kick back and relax! CapeBretonSailing

Cape Breton's Premier Sailing School offers live-aboard sailing lessons on its C&C 37. Adrian Rogers, owner and instructor, has 40+ years of sailing experience, more than 100,000 miles at sea and holds an RYA Offshore Yachtmaster Certificate. Adrian has vast experience and passes on his knowledge to his students. CapeBretonSailingSchool

Cruise & Learn Adventure Sailing School has a Tayana 37 pilot-house cruising cutter, Eva Jade, for its classroom. As a crew member you'll learn to sail aboard a Transport Canada approved Recreational Boating School on Cape Breton's beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes. Offering single-day and multi-day, live-aboard sailing instruction programs.Cruise&Learn

Richmond Adventure Planning offers an adventure tour you'll never forget, sailing from St Peter’s by the St Peter’s Canal, Canada’s oldest operating tidal lock. Our vessel, Cu Na Mara, provides a simple, pleasurable, cost-effective alternative to luxury yachts. St Peter’s provides options for Nova Scotia sailing tours on both the ocean and the lake.RichmondAdventure

Sailing CBI Inc. is proud to offer Cape Bretoner, an Alpha 42 catamaran from Aeroyachts NY USA, for crewed or bareboat charter on the Bras d'Or Lakes.

Whale Point Water Sports Ltd rents sailing kayak trimarans, and has a Hobie-16 catamaran for more advanced sailors. We offer paddling and sailing instruction in the beautiful Inhabitants Harbour area. WhalePointWaterSports

Adventure awaits you in the Cape Breton Highlands. We are a family operated kayak rental and tour service on the world-famous Cabot Trail, offering kayak and canoe rentals and exciting half‑day, guided sea-kayaking tours in beautiful northern Cape Breton.EagleNorthKayak

Kayak Cape Breton & Cottages is situated on 70 acres of beautiful land just outside St Peter's. Explore our freshwater ponds, or create a bigger adventure and explore the Bras d'Or Lake. We have a variety of stable sea, touring and fun kayaks for rent (singles and doubles), canoes, and SUPs (stand-up paddle boards)…along with the necessary safety equipment. KayakCapeBreton

We offer a variety of sea-kayaking tours and packages to suit everyone's needs from beginner to advanced. We take very seriously our commitment to providing you with an exciting and memorable Kayaking Cape Breton adventure. We also rent kayaks. NorthRiverKayak

If you're a Cape Breton operator offering boat charters, sailing lessons, kayak tours/rentals, or practical, hands-on boating experiences and would like to be listed here, just Contact Us.
Updated 2021-07-10
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