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Port of Entry
43°45.011'N, 065°19.381'W Chart icon.png
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Shelburne is a town of 1,743 inhabitants located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. It is home to the Bowers Meadows Wilderness Area.


See Nova Scotia.


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See Nova Scotia.


McNutts Island/wiki/Shelburne#McNutts_IslandIsland icon McNutts Island [[Shelburne#McNutts Island|McNutts Island]] 43°38.462'N, 065°17.451'W


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The approach to Shelburne is straightforward. No dangers other than avoiding several fish farms.


Shelburne is a port of entry/exit for Canada. For details see Entrance: Canada.


Shelburne Harbour

Shelburne Harbour/wiki/Shelburne#Shelburne_Harbour
Harbour icon Shelburne Harbour [[Shelburne#Shelburne Harbour|Shelburne Harbour]] 43°45.158'N, 065°19.219'W

This mainly a port for cruise and commersial ships but yachts are allowed to dock. Fresh water, electricity, fuel, and WiFi.

[email protected]; Tel: +1 (902) 875 4433; Fax: +1 (902) 875 2875; VHF channel XX
Prices: For the latest prices see Price Listing

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club

Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club/wiki/Shelburne#Shelburne_Harbour_Yacht_Club
Marina icon Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club [[Shelburne#Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club|Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club]] (SHYC) 43°45.462'N, 065°19.391'W

Full service: water, electricity, toilets, showers, fuel, WiFi. Haul-out. Repairs by outside contractors. Café.

[email protected]; Tel: +1 (902) 875 4757; Fax: +1 (902) 875 2280; VHF channel XX
Address: 107 Water St. P.O. Box 1437, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, B0T 1W0 Canada
Hours: 08:00 - 19:00 (Summer)
Prices: For the latest prices see Price Listing


Hero Shoal

Hero Shoal/wiki/Shelburne#Hero_Shoal
Anchorage icon Hero Shoal [[Shelburne#Hero Shoal|Hero Shoal]] 43°44.613'N, 065°19.491'W
Anchor in about 10 m depth away from the shipping channel and fish-farms. Yachties may have access to the to the Yacht Club showers.


Water In the Yacht Club and Harbour
Electricity In the Yacht Club and Harbour
Toilets In the Yacht Club
Showers In the Yacht Club
Laundry ?
Garbage Bins in the Yacht Club and Harbour
Fuel Fuel station In the Yacht Club and Harbour
Bottled gas ?
  • Pete’s Marine Electronics: 902-637-331
  • CMC Electronics: 902-742-3423
  • Atlantic Electronics: 902-742-2200
  • IMP Group Ltd: 902-742-9283
Repairs In the Yacht Club by outside contractors
Mobile connectivity WiFi In the Yacht Club and Harbour
Vehicle rentals
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car: 902-742-5559
  • Avis Car & Truck Rental: 902-742-3323


  • Sobey’s Groceries, 115 King Street

Eating out

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  • The closest airport with scheduled service is Halifax International Airport
  • By car:
    97 km from Yarmouth (ferry from Portland, Maine) along Highway 103
    197 km from Digby (ferry from Saint John, New Brunswick) along Highways 101 and 103
    208 km from Halifax along Highway 103



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Places to Visit

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Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


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See Canada.


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