Gore bay Marina Facilities

large vessel or small, we've got everything you need.


Wide, stable docks, deep water and always-calm harbour conditions. More than a few visitors tell us that these are the reason the dockage facilities in Gore Bay are the finest they've seen anywhere. You'll find:

  • 185 slips 
  • exceptionally wide, new docks
  • sheltered harbour with break wall
  • tie-ups for vessels up to 100' long
  • slips offer up to 10' of draft
  • 30A and 50A electrical hookups
  • municipal water hookup
  • pump-out service
  • gas and diesel fuel


Boaters of all kinds tell us that our washroom, shower and laundry facilities are second-to-none in all the Great Lakes. We pride ourselves with the design and cleanliness of our facility. Here's what's impressing everyone:

  • two separate washroom facilities
  • newest built in 2011
  • located steps away from water
  • designed by experienced boaters
  • total of 14 showers
  • 18 toilets
  • front loading washer and dryer 
  • accessible only by boaters
  • meticulously clean

Marine store

Visitors love the dedicated marina store, located dockside next to the marina office. Operated by Canadian Yacht Charters, this provisioning stop is run by boaters for boaters. Stop in and you'll find supplies available including:

  • marine parts usually next day
  • nautical charts & cruising guides
  • computer & TV lounge with WiFi
  • local smoked & fresh fish
  • coffee, cold drinks & snacks
  • Famous Manitoulin fudge
  • North Channel & Tilley dealer
  • printing, fax & email service
  • open 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week

Marine repairs

You'll love the excellent marine repair and maintenance services we offer here in Gore Bay. The quality and value of services you'll find here is something that surprises many boaters visiting us for the first time. Gore Bay may be hours drive from any major city, but we've got the know-how and access to parts that make for fast and reliable repairs. Got a boat that's giving you trouble? Need help? Require marine rescue? Norm Fogal is the man to call at 705-348-1730.

Yacht charter

Need a boat to enjoy the stunning beauty of the North Channel? Canadian Yacht Charters can help. In operation since 1977, this local business is owned and operated by Gore Bay residents Ken and Pam Blodgett. The CYC team prides themselves in offering excellent vessels maintained to the highest standards. Both sail and power boats are available from 20' to 50', either bare-boat or with a skipper. Visit www.cycnorth.com or call 800-565-0022 for details.

Boat storage

Safe and economical boat storage here at the marina is one reason a growing number of boaters choose  Gore Bay as their home port. Marine mechanic Norm Fogal offers a 30-ton, 15' beam lift service for vessels stored during the off season. Rates are reasonable and shrink wrapping, marine repairs and maintenance are all part of what's available. There's plenty of room in our storage yard for refinishing and hull work, too.  Call 705-348-1730 for details.