Boating

About Frenchman's Bay

Frenchman’s Bay lies on the north shore of Lake Ontario about 20 miles North East of Toronto or approximately Latitude 43° 48.53’ North and Longitude 79° 04.59’ West.

Announcing Our New Harbour Entrance!

The new harbor entrance opened in June 2015. Three levels of government (federal, provincial and municipal) invested $9 million in the construction of new channel walls, walkway and a deeper entranceway. This entrance has increased the channel width from 50’ to 98.5’ (30 metres) wide and extended the channel entrance length from 400’ to 900’ (300 metres) into Lake Ontario. The channel depth is now at least 11 feet (3.35 metres).

The usual navigation season is from mid April to the end of October. Ice generally begins to form in places on the bay in early December.

The Toronto Weatheradio Canada Station broadcasts marine weather reports continuously on 162.475 MHz (VHF Channel W3).

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Marina Services & Facilities

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Frenchman’s Bay Marina is a convenient mooring location just minutes from Toronto. Here you can find a sociable atmosphere among boaters and the friendliest staff on Lake Ontario.

Being in the marina business since 1972 and having over 200 slips we have the knowledge and facilities needed to make your stay enjoyable.

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Our boaters enjoy convenient, high-end amenities.

We provide a terrific list of services to make your docking complete at Frenchman’s Bay Marina.

  • Sailboat and power boat slips
  • On-site Laundromat
  • 5 acres of parking, steps from docks
  • steps to fine restaurants & pubs
  • 40 minute drive to downtown Toronto
  • Official weigh station for the Great Ontario Salmon Derby
  • Boat Lift
  • Haul out up to 25 tonnes
  • Mast step & destep

Easy, Fast Access to Local Village Community & Downtown Toronto

A one-minute walk to the Nautical Village gives you access to a wonderful mix of shops and services.

There is a year-round ship’s chandlery within walking distance of our marina. Nat’s Marina Supplies is your one-stop marine hardware, canvas goods and service store. Call: 905-837-1846.

The marina is walking distance to the Go Train and shops.

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Nautical Village Looking North
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Toronto sunset over lake panorama with urban skyline.

Price List

Slip Application

For Summer and Winter Price Lists please contact our office at 905-839-5036 or email us at info@frenchmansbaymarina.com

Click here to download our Slip Application form.  It can be filled-in electronically and emailed, or printed off and filled-in by hand.  (Internet Explorer or Adobe Reader is required to fill in the form digitally.)

Destinations, Activities and Services

Easy access to an amazing mix of activities and services that suit your lifestyle!

From the harbour at Frenchman’s Bay Marina in Frenchman’s Bay on Lake Ontario you are never far from a desired destination.

Walking

While staying with us at Frenchman’s Bay Marina you are within walking distance of:

  • Nautical Village
  • Many fine restaurants
  • Boutique and mainstream shopping
  • Diverse mix of water and land-based recreational, social and leisure activities (see “Life on the Bay” overview)
  • Marina supplies
  • Downtown Toronto via local Go Train

Driving

Frenchman’s Bay Marina is close to many destinations (approximates):

City:
Markham
Oshawa
Richmond Hill
Missisauga
Downtown Toronto
Scarborough
Peterborough

Kilometers
21
30
56
64
51
19
90

Miles
13
19
35
40
31
10
56

So whatever your mode of transportation you’re never far from interesting places and events when mooring at Frenchman’s Bay Marina.

BoatSmart & Waterway Connections

BOATsmart! Canada is a leading national safe boating organization that encourages and promotes the safe enjoyable use of Canada’s waterways.

The BOATsmart! Canada Safe Boating Program includes everything you need to obtain your Pleasure Craft Operator Card!

Explore new waters. Discover new places to go and things to do. Find the services, accessories, parts your boat needs. Navigate www.waterwaysontario.com

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