Come sailing in Cape Breton this summer
Come sailing in Cape Breton this summer 

You're invited to take the helm, handle the sail, have an intro or refresher  lesson - or just kick back and relax!

Please join us for a daysail in Cape Breton this summer! Our offers our posted directly below, click on either one to see availability and book your sailing charter.

Half Day Private Sailing Charter

Available from June 29 - July 28 in 2019

This will be our 12th summer operating Cape Breton Sailing Charters and this year the Captain is getting a sabbatical starting in August. As a result we are offering our charters through the month of July only. We continue to offer full day and half day hands-on sailing experiences for your private party of up to 6 people.


Available dates are shown on the booking calendar above.

A Historic Departure

Your adventure begins here, adjacent the historic St. Peter's Canal, where you'll meet your captain to board Misty Cat. At St. Peter's, North America's oldest operating tidal lock canal connects the Atlantic Ocean with Cape Breton's magical inland sea... the Bras d'Or Lake. Please join us for a half day, full day, or multi-day sailing adventure in Cape Breton.

A very special place

Bras d'Or Lakes and its watershed were recently designated by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve. This special status recognizes one of Canada's most charismatic ecosystems.

Enjoy a Hands-on Sailing Experience

First, we'll take a look at the wind and weather forecast, then we'll chart a course for the day's sailing adventure based on sea conditions and your preferences. Guests are encouraged to take the helm and handle the sail - with instruction and advice from the Captain as appropriate. Glide on the wind through island-studded St. Peter's Inlet to the Bras d'Or Lake – where you'll find eagles, hawks and cormorants overhead; great blue herons and deer along the shore, and plenty of fish in the sea - along with an occasional seal or wayward Pilot whale. Anchor for a swim and lunch in a private cove.... then head out on the Bras d'Or for some invigorating open water sailing!

Spanning an area of more than 3,500 square kilometers, the region provides a superb and almost limitless opportunity for experiences in pristine nature, and among some very unique cultures.

Brush up on your sailing skills, or take some instruction from the captain.

To get the date you want, your daysail charter should be booked in advance - please  check available dates  for more information, prices and availability; and don't hesitate to call or write us if you have any questions. Last-minute booking? If there's space available we're happy to arrange your sailing charter at the last minute.



Bachelorette party 'Sail before the Veil' returning to the dock.

Don't hesitate to call or email to discuss your sailing adventure for summer 2018. Whether you're on vacation, celebrating a wedding, team building with associates or having a family reunion, please join us to make your Cape Breton experience unforgettable. Bookings can be made directly on line from this website.



Fair Winds,  Captain Greg

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