Visiting Yachts

The RNSYS Welcomes Visiting Sailors  44°37′ 16.90'N63° 34′ 49.8'W

Upon arrival: Please present yourself to the RNSYS Dock Office

VHF: Ch 68 | 902. 477.2595 or [email protected] 

Daily rental rates: Marina $2.60/ft   |  Mooring $60

Property Map of RNSYS

The Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron’s Marina facility offers you the pleasure of keeping your yacht at one of the most beautiful locations in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Nestled on the picturesque Northwest Arm, boaters can tie up at one of our docks or take a mooring & utilise our launch services. Once ashore, owners and crew can relax in our bar & dining facility, heated fresh water pool or hot showers.

Located approximately 15 min. from the downtown core via taxi or bus service and only minutes from several chandleries, banks, groceries and hardware stores.

  • Marina Services +

    The marina staff would be more than happy to serve your needs and provide information about our facility, our city and our province. Upon entering the Halifax Harbor via yacht, we may be reached on VHF Ch: 68 or by phone 902-477-2595 to make all necessary docking arrangements.

    RNSYS is pleased to provide the following to visiting yachts:

    Our Marine Service Manager, Wayne Blundell and his capable staff are always willing to assist our members and visitors with their various needs. To make advance dockage arrangement for one night or an extended period and to answer any questions concerning our marina facility, please contact us at 902-477-2595 or E-Mail:[email protected]

  • Marina Amenities +

    • Fixed Wharfs, maximum 160 ft X 12 ft draft
    • 150 Berths, maximum 100 ft X 16 ft draft. (moderate weather conditions)
    • 80 Moorings, maximum 80 ft
    • Marine Railroad haul-out. (Capacity 30 Tons)
    • Jib Crane Haul-out. (Capacity 5 Tons)
    • Spar Crane. (Capacity 1.5 Tons)
    • In water Winter Storage
    • Gasoline, Diesel and Engine Oils
    • Electrical Services from 30 to 100 amp
    • Pump-out Services
    • Showers
    • Coin Operated Laundry Facilities
    • Heated Pool
    • High Speed Internet Access
    • Block and Cube Ice


  • Canadian Border Services Agency +

    Visitors to Canada must, upon entering Halifax Harbor, contact CBSA via 1-888-Can-pass (1-888-226-7277). For private boats arriving in Nova Scotia, between April 1st and October 1st, the boat's master may fax the required vessel name and registration number and information for each individual on board to 902-426-3339 prior to departure from their foreign port and then call 1-888-226-7277 upon arrival.

    Click here for further reporting guidelines and procedures.

  • Dockage and Mooring Rates +

    Fixed Wharf

    $4.95 per ft per day

    Heavy Floating Docks

    $4.95 per ft per day

    Regular Dock

    $2.60 per ft per day

    Heavy Mooring

    $75.00 per day (over 50 ft.)

    Regular Mooring

    $60.00 per day

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