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Guests can handle the helm and sails. Beginner instruction included.Board your daysailing adventure at our private dock on the Bras d'Or Lake at St. Peter's.Practice your old sailing skills, or learn some new ones.Live-aboard comforts below include a galley, priivate head, sleeping for 4, dining for 6.

Day sailing tours Bras d'Or Lake, Nova Scotia

Explore Cape Breton on the water! Charter a 35' sailing yacht, with Captain and crew, for up to 6 guests.  Rates: • Half day Private sailing charter (3 hours): $350 for 2 ppl, add $75 for add'l up to 6 people total • Full day Private sailing charter (6 hours): $500 for 2 ppl, add $125 for add'l up to 6 people total. HST (sales tax) of 15% is added to above prices. What You Can Expect: Cape Breton's Bras d'Or Lake - Canada's largest inland sea - is the playground for your Cape Breton Sailing Charters adventure. We invite you to spend some time on the water with us on a captained cruise, where you have the opportunity to sail the boat yourself, have a lesson or refresh your sailing skills, or just kick back and relax. Our day sailing tours, for your party of up to 6 people, depart our private dock adjacent to the historic St. Peter's Canal, for a sailing experience into the famed Bras d'Or Lake. You may steer the boat and handle the sail, or just kick back and relax. Full day and Half day private tours with morning, afternoon and sunset departures. Onboard: No Rush II is a 35' blue-water cruising sailboat. Designed by Mark Ellis and built in Canada by Hinterhoeller, these yachts are recognized world-wide for the quality of their build and design. No Rush is a responsive boat, fun to sail for beginners or experts. She had a mid-life refit in the past few years, including new sails, rigging and diesel; she has modern electronics for navigation, upholstered cockpit seating with overhead canopies, a galley with fridge/freezer/ice, private bathroom and a comfortable salon for relaxing out of the weather. 

Starting from

  • Hourly
    12 hrs max
  • $118/hr
    3 hrs min
  • $93/hr
    6 hrs min


Captain Arranged Separately
Professional Captain required, arranged and paid for separately.
6 guests
Cruising Monohull

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Our captain is a recreational sailor and racer with over 45 years experience, beginning with sailing lessons as a child, and many formative years sailing on his family's 37' canoe stern yawl Pintail on Lake Ontario. Our captain was a competitive dinghy racer in Snipe and Albacore classes through his teenage years. He worked as a waterfront instructor (sailing and paddling) at a YMCA camp in Georgian Bay, Ontario. He bought his first keel boat in 1981, an I-20, and raced and cruised this boat from Halifax. In 1988, He acquired a traditional gaff-rigged Cape Cod Catboat (Ted Brewer design) which he owned for 14 years and cruised the Nova Scotia coast. In 2002, He acquired Misty Cat, a very modern version of the traditional catboat. Our captain brings his sailing experience and love of history, nature, art and music to the forefront as an interpretive guide and captain for the company.

Features & Details

Carolina Classic
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Berth
  • Furling Headsail
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Single Engine
  • Dodger
  • Dinghy
  • Chart Plotter
  • Bimini
  • Autopilot
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • Head
  • Cabin
  • Outboard Engine

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

85% refund up to 14 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Full payment in advance confirms your booking reservation. Cancellations at least 14 days prior to sailing day will receive a refund of 85% of their deposit. Later cancellations forfeit the entire deposit. In the case of inclement weather we will attempt to reschedule your charter to your convenience, if this is not possible we will provide a 100% refund.

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