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About

Confederation Basin Marina

Confederation Basin Marina is in the heart of historic downtown Kingston. The marina is close to theatre, shopping, restaurants, museums and nightlife. Kingston is in a unique location where the Rideau River and Lake Ontario meet and flow into the St. Lawrence River and is renowned as the fresh-water sailing capital of North America.

Located in front of City Hall, the marina sits behind the Shoal Tower and across the water from Fort Henry.

The marina features 350 slip finger docks that can accommodate both power and sailboats to a maximum length of 100 feet.

Amenities and services

  • Marina office with visitor information

  • Electrical and water available

  • Private washrooms and showers

  • Laundry facilities

  • 24-hour security

  • Courteous and knowledgeable dock hands & marina staff

  • Public phones

  • Ice and pop machines

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Marina

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour is located just minutes from the downtown area of historic Portsmouth Village. It provides a relaxed park-like setting with walkways along the water.  Built for the 1976 Olympics, the harbour continues to host several Canadian Olympic Training Regattas (CORK) every year along with other community events. There are several meeting rooms available for rent on site.

The marina is located directly north of the Penitentiary Shoal in Kingston Harbour. Bus service is available to downtown Kingston as well as nearby shopping centres.

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour features 250 slip finger docks that can accommodate both power and sailboats to a maximum length of 100 feet and dry sail berthing for winter storage.

 

Amenities and services

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Launching Services

  • Marina office with visitor information

  • Fuel dock

  • Pump out services

  • Electrical and water available

  • Coast Guard Office & Boats

  • Nighttime security

  • Courteous and knowledgeable dockhands & marina staff

  • Private washrooms and showers

  • Public phones

  • Ice and pop machines

  • Fire and Rescue boat

  • Manual jib crane (600 lb limit)

  • Overnight parking

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Two Level 2 EV charging stations

In June 2022, The City of Kingston joined the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup, with cleanup and capture devices installed at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and Confederation Basin. Watch this space for more updates, including the first official trash report from the marina, coming soon!

Media

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Check out the Global News article covering our partnership in Kingston:

"City of Kingston installs 'seabins' to clean plastics from Lake Ontario"