Shelburne | High Seas Maritime Agency ltd
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Shelburne

Shelburne Harbour is located approx. 200 Kms southwest of Halifax via limited access highway route 103. It is open to navigation year round; Shelburne Harbour is the 3rd largest natural harbour in the world. See Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart #4209.

The harbour is approx. 10 nautical miles long with the average depth from 14.6 metres to 8.0 metres at low tide. The turning basin is approx. 550 metres.

The Shelburne Marine Terminal is located @ Latitude 43*44’59” N, Longitude 65* 19’ 6” W. The main wharf (TEE) running east to west is 169 metres long and 20 metres wide. The Stem running north to south is 135 metres long and 15 metres wide. The water depth at the TEE @ low tide is 8.2 to 9.1 from east to west and the Stem ranges from 8.0 to 2 metres south to north. Shore power at the terminal is as follows: 110 – 120 Vac. 60 Hz / 1 phase – 30 Amp, 220 -240 Vac. 60 Hz / 1 phase – 50 Amp. and 220 – 240 Vac. 60 Hz / 3 phase – 100 Amp.

There are 2 wharves and a marina in the following positions for incoming vessels,

Shelburne Ship Repair – private – contact – Shelburne Ship Repair – 902-875-8100

Shelburne Marine Terminal – Port of Shelburne – contact – Port Manager at 902-875-4433 or 902-875-7009

Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club (Marina) – Private – Pleasure Craft – Contact – Club Manger @ 902-875-4757

Vessels coming from a foreign port must notify Customs (CBSA) on arrival.

 

Can Pass:                1-888-226-7277

Yarmouth Office:       1-902-742-0880
Regional Office:         1-902-426-2071

Tide Ranges:

Tide ranges from 2.62 metres high to .22 metres low throughout the year.

 

Anchorage / moorings:

There is approx. 4 to 5 deep water anchorage points in the Harbour and there are several private moorings owned and rented out by SHYC.