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Chester (2001 pop.: 1,591) is an unincorporated Canadian village located in Nova Scotia's Chester Municipal District in the southeastern part of Lunenburg County. It is situated on the Chester Peninsula, which extends into Mahone Bay. The village has two natural harbours, Front Harbour on the east and Back Harbour on the west. The village is also immediately south of Stanford Lake.


See Nova Scotia.


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See Nova Scotia.


There several small islands near Chester:

  • Big Gooserberr
  • Meisners
  • Quaker
  • Frog


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  • Front Harbour
  • Back Harbour

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Chester Yacht Club

Chester Yacht Club/wiki/Chester#Chester_Yacht_Club
Marina icon Chester Yacht Club [[Chester#Chester Yacht Club|Chester Yacht Club]] (CYC) 44°32.162'N, 064°14.462'W


[email protected]; Tel: +1 (902) 275 3747; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX
Address: 21 South Street, Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada B0J 1J0

Gold River Marina

Gold River Marina/wiki/Chester#Gold_River_Marina
Marina icon Gold River Marina [[Chester#Gold River Marina|Gold River Marina]] 44°32.854'N, 064°19.022'W

The marina has 53 slips and the capacity to handle in excess of 400 yachts for dry storage. Repairs. 50 T marine railway.

[email protected]; Tel: +1 (902) 275 1322; Fax: +1 (902) 275 1376; VHF channel XX
Address: 242 Demont Road, Chester Basin, Nova Scotia, B0J 1K0 Canada
Prices: For the latest prices see Price Listing


Meisners Island

Meisners Island/wiki/Chester#Meisners_Island
Anchorage icon Meisners Island [[Chester#Meisners Island|Meisners Island]] 44°31.674'N, 064°13.866'W
North of Meisners Island


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  • The most efficient way to reach Chester, and Chester Basin is by car



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See Canada.


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