Sept 28, 2017

SYC AerialLocated in beautiful Summerside harbor, Summerside Yacht Club and Marina has room for 90 boats at slips with the ability to accommodate visiting yachts as large as 100ft. The marina has 30/50amp electrical service, WIFI, 7-10ft depth, pump out, ice and water. Gas and Diesel are both available. There is a visitor lounge on site with showers, laundry facilities and computer available. During July and August dock personnel will greet your arrival at quayside with a friendly welcome and a helping hand with docking and fuel. The Marina season begins in late April and ends in mid-October.

Summerside Yacht Club and Marina has a full-Service restaurant and bar called The Breakwater Bar and Grill, with seating for 100 and an additional 70 on 2 decks overlooking the marina. The Breakwater is open 7 days a week year-round. Free Entertainment is offered on Friday and Saturday nights in the Lounge and early Fri Evening entertainment is provided to the marina and outdoor decks on top of a member’s boat.

SYC Marina

SYC is located on the heart of Summerside’s waterfront and is within walking distance of grocery stores, liquor stores, shopping, banks, restaurants, and just about anything a visiting crew would need. Marine supplies are not far away and can be facilitated by the marina staff.

The Club offers a Jr Sailing program through their Sail Canada programs including Wet Feet, CANSail levels 1-4. The program has a fleet of 420’s and Optimus prams.

SYC Upper DeckSYC is part of a multi-use facility known as The Silver Fox Entertainment Complex. The Silver Fox is owned by its members but is completely open to the public and visitors are always welcomed. In addition to the Marina, there is The Silver Fox Curling Club, with 6 sheets of curling ice and a very active curling membership in the winter months. The facility also has a number of banquet and meeting rooms with a capacity 300 people. The Silver Fox hosts concerts and events for up to 850 people throughout the year and is the heart of Summerside’s waterfront

Summerside has a long history with the sea having been built on the shipbuilding industry through the 1800’s. At one pointSummerside boasted 8 shipyards on its waterfront. Summerside’s yards built hundreds of square riggers and which carried on trade worldwide.

SYC Interior

During the summer months, more than 500 power and sail boats visit this beautiful marina. Visitors are from all parts of the world. Sailors on Northumberland Strait can't afford to miss this great stop-over with the best facilities in Eastern Canada

Gordon Lapp is the club manager and can be reached at:

www.silverfoxpei.ca
902-436-2153
Monitoring Channel 68

DIY & How to

  • Prev
Building on our last two editions (Sealants, and Fibreglass, respectively), Gelcoat is the next ...
After a successful R2Ak and regatta season in 2019, I felt that Pitoraq was due for a major ...
Pause for a moment and ponder this question. How much is your life and your safety at sea worth? ...
Last edition we talked about sealants to perform tasks like bedding and sealing. Other tasks like ...
Over the winter, a many-thousand pound fiberglass, wood or metal shell is held in position by only ...
Since the late 19th century, a debate has raged on the relative merits of diesel fuel over ...
This bag does more than hold your anchor and rode in one tidy little pile. After you’ve anchored ...
Purchase your copy of the BRAND NEW Ports Georgian Bay 2020 Edition at the Toronto International ...
The boat was put on the hard for this winter and were going to follow along with Graham as he ...
In this part, we’ll delve deeper into the other parts of the boat found below the water line: the ...

Shrink Wrap2020 is a year of change – self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, and working remotely have become the norm. For many, this has been a bitter pill to swallow. Another bitter pill for boaters is the delay of the season. Provincial laws differ – so terms like ‘essential’ aren’t translating widely across the marine world.

In BC, marinas remain open and fuel is available, sometimes with conditions. In Ontario, marinas, boat launches, yacht clubs and the professionals that service the marine industry aren’t considered essential, unless the service and location allows a person to access their permanent residence only accessible by boat.

Read more about Boating in 2020........................

 

  

Boat Reviews

  • Prev
No wonder this is one of Regal’s best-selling boats; the Regal 33 Express offers amazing ...
The newest member of Beneteau’s Gran Turismo line is the GT 36 and this yacht brings the style and ...
With a philosophy of quality and 'doing things right Ranger Tugs launches the all new R-25 at the ...
The new Beneteau Swift Trawler 41 renews the spirit of the practical seaworthy cruiser. The ...
The Canadian Yachting test crew last week had the opportunity to run the Bavaria S36 HT at St ...

CY Virtual Video Boat Tours

Virtual Boat ToursWe all love boats and nothing can break us up! So, what better way to spend our time than looking at interesting boats and going aboard in a virtual ride or tour. We have asked our friends at various dealers and manufacturers to help us assemble a one-stop online resource to experience some of the most interesting boats on the market today. Where the CY Team has done a review, we connect you to that expert viewpoint. Our Virtual Show will continue to grow so visit frequently and check it out. If you can’t go boating, you can almost experience the thrill via your screen. Not quite the same, but we hope you enjoy our fine tour collection.

 

Read more about the CY Virtual Boat Tours....................

Destinations

  • Prev
If you have four hours to enjoy a fine tour of one of Canada’s most interesting waterways (let’s ...
Boom & Batten Restaurant is suspended over the water adjacent to the Songhees Walkway and ...
Provincial Boat Havens are those special places to drop anchor in British Columbia’s West Coast and ...
NW Explorations, a Bellingham, Washington-based yacht charter, brokerage, and marine services ...

KingstonBy Amy Hogue

Cruise into the city of Kingston, Ontario, and it will quickly become clear that this city and surrounding waterways have something special. Built around the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Kingston is the place to go if you love to explore new waterways, fantastic views, and exceptional boating opportunities.

Sitting at the intersection of three world-class Canadian bodies of water, Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal (Cataraqui River from Kingston to Newboro), the water’s influence is deeply woven into Kingston’s culture and history. 

Read more about Kingston...........

 

Marine Products

  • Prev
Since its introduction last year, the JBL by Harman Marine BassPro 10" Powered Subwoofer (JBLMBP10) ...
After decades of perusing charts and guidebooks as part of planning a cruise, it was a totally ...
Ever since I was a youngster Jeeps of all kinds have fascinated me. It wasn’t until the mid 70s ...
New from Plastimo, this bi-colour backpack in Tarpaulin 500D will keep contents dry from ship to ...
Being a boater can come with certain space restraints for additional items that may make your ...
Whether you are interested in monitoring your vessel’s systems while underway or remotely from your ...
No wires to install down your mast. Transmit to smartphone/tablet. Works with lots of great ...
Vesper Cortex, the advanced multi-station VHF, AIS, monitor with intuitive touchscreen operation is ...
The Handy One Combo is an all-powerful, hands-free lighting solution. It's tough, reliable, ...
The Nebo FIXR features an easy, portable solution for all your everyday tools.