Baddeck Marine

Baddeck Marine

May 24, 2016

Baddeck Marine has been catering to the needs of Bras d’Or lakes boaters ever since the company was established by Charlie Weaver in 1973. Located in the popular tourist town of Baddeck the company hasa fuel dock and 14 marina slips with water, 15, 30 and 50 amp power, showers, laundry and that new necessity, secure wireless internet. 4 or 5 slips are available for transients, but it’s best to call ahead for space. Things get busy in Baddeck during the summer, especially during events such as “Race the Cape”. Baddeck Marine has a well-stocked marine store and is a full service yard with a range of trade skills available.

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