Stay and Sail on the Bras d’Or Lakes

Stay and Sail on the Bras d’Or Lakes

Stay and Sail on the Bras d’Or Lakes from June 15 through October 15 with Cape Breton Sailing Charters

Combine an overnight stay and a fine evening meal at the Inn with a captained day sailing adventure aboard Misty Cat, a 26 ft Nonsuch-class cruising sailboat. You can take the helm and handle Misty Cat’s unique wishbone sail rig. All guests are invited to try their hand steering, sail trimming, anchoring and navigating with helpful advice from the skipper. Captain Greg brings 5 decades of sailing experience including teaching, racing and cruising on inland, coastal and offshore waters. He enjoys sharing this and his wealth of local knowledge about the natural and social histories of the inland sea. Bras d’Or Lake and its watershed was recently designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and sets a perfect stage for your day sailing adventure.

Your cruise departs from Misty Cat’s private dock adjacent the historic St. Peter’s Canal. You will transit the protected waters of St. Peter’s Inlet northerly, through an island studded passage sculpted with quiet coves, to Chapel Island and Cape George, opening into the great inland sea known as Bras d’Or Lake. On full day charters you can anchor for a swim and tasty lunch. Every charter offers a hands-on sailing experience and options for our route based on guests’ interests, weather and wind conditions.

  • 3 Hour Day Sail and Stay – $234 per person. Part of group of up to 6.
  • 6 Hour Day Sail and Stay with Onboard Picnic (see below for menu selections) – $310 per person. Part of group of up to 6.
  • Extra Sailors in Two Doubles Room:

    Packages include per person:

√ Sailing excursion (confirmation of availability required in advance by the Inn)
√ Picnic on 6 hour packages – confirm menu selections at least one day before sail.
√ One nights’ shared accommodation – King Room or Two Doubles Room.
√ $50 dinner voucher for our dining room.
√ Continental breakfast.
√ Complementary cocktail with 6 hour packages.
√ One hour use of kayak, canoe, pedal boat, bike or SUP per guest based on availability and weather

Fine print:
Call the Inn before booking to make sure the sailing date is available. (1-800-818-5885)
Check-in after 2:00 pm
Checkout before 11:00 am
Price per person based on double occupancy. Maximum 4 persons per Two Doubles room.
Taxes and service extra. 3 day cancellation policy in effect
Your picnic lunch must be selected from the Takeout Menu 24 hours before departure.

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