Lewisporte

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Lewisporte
49°14.514'N, 055°03.453'W Chart icon.png
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Lewisporte is a town in central Newfoundland Island, Canada, with a population of 3,409. Lewisporte has a deep water port and related facilities that serve many communities in the region. It is a deep-water port and shipping centre on Notre Dame Bay which has served as a fishing, farming and boat-building settlement.

Charts

See Newfoundland and Labrador.

Weather

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Sources for Weather forecasts:

Passages

See Newfoundland and Labrador.

Islands

  • Far, far too many to list. Exploits is a "must see." Locally they call this the Caribbean of the North. Beth Leonard says it is one of the 3 best places in the world to sail (also New Zealand and Chilean Channels)

Communication

Add here VHF channel for coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

The approaches to Lewisporte are straightforward. No dangers.

Berthing

The port houses Lewisporte Marina which is the home the Lewisporte Yacht Club

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Lewisporte Yacht Club
Photo copyright LYC

Lewisporte Marina

Lewisporte Marina/wiki/Lewisporte#Lewisporte_Marina
Marina icon Lewisporte Marina [[Lewisporte#Lewisporte Marina|Lewisporte Marina]] 49°14.543'N, 055°03.364'W

The marina is operated by the Lewisporte Marina Administrative Authority and is home to the Lewisporte Yacht Club. It is a full service marina. Water, electricity, toilets, showers, laundry, fuel dock, WiFi. Boatyard with 30 T travel-lift and repairs, chandlery. Storage grounds and a large boat shed for work requiring shelter. Clubhouse with kitchen.

Marina Administrative Authority: lmaa@eastlink.ca; Tel: +1 (709) 535-3633; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX
Yacht Club: lewisporteyachtclub@nf.aibn.com; Tel: +1 (709) 535 3625; Fax: +1 (709) 535 8318; VHF channel XX
Address: 149 Main Street , Lewisporte , NL Canada A0G 3A0

Amenities

Facilities
Water In the marina
Electricity In the marina
Toilets In the marina
Showers In the marina
Laundry In the marina
Garbage Bins in the marina
Supplies
Fuel Fuel dock in the marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers
  • Chandlery in the marina
  • Lewisporte Marine is very helpful and well stocked. Just outside the marina
Services
Repairs Some repairs in the marina
Internet WiFi in the marina
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

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Eating out

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Transportation

  • Lewisporte is the southern terminus of a seasonal coastal ferry service to Labrador
  • Lewisporte is on car Route 341

Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See Canada.

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