At the far western end of Lake Ontario, Harbour West Marina offers a friendly, relaxing boating experience, whether you are a seasonal customer, just visiting for the weekend, or looking to find first-class vessel storage.
Perfectly located to explore the best of all that Hamilton has to offer, HWM is nestled in between Bayfront Park and Pier 8, connected to extensive walking and cycling trails, and only a short distance away from restaurants and entertainment in Hamilton’s downtown core.
HWM has multiple Seabins that will be installed for the 2021 boating season. The marina has also held a Diamond 5-Anchor Clean Marine Rating for over 10 years running. The Ontario Marina Operator Association’s “Diamond” 5-Anchor Clean Marine designation recognizes their commitment to guidelines in achieving best environmental practices.
Services and amenities include:
Seasonal dockage, accommodating vessels from 18’ to 80’
Complete launch and haul-out services
80-ton marine lift – among the largest on Lake Ontario
Full-service fuel dock
Clean, convenient restrooms and shower facilities
BBQ pavilion with free use of propane BBQs, kitchen and covered picnic area
Secure parking and fully gated facility
On-site mechanical and support services
Friendly, knowledgeable staff
There are big things happening in Hamilton. Emerging as one of Canada’s cultural hot-spots, there are activities and attractions for everyone throughout the boating season. Book your slip or plan a visit this summer to come and see for yourself!
In October 2020, Harbour West Marina joined the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup, with cleanup and capture technology installed thanks to the support of Ontario's Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.
THE BITS & PIECES
The (Data) Story
So Far: 2020-2021
Litter comes in many shapes, sizes and varieties.
Here are the top 5 items collected at
Harbour West Marina:
CATCH OF THE DAY
What is the to-date impact of the plastic cleanup and capture technology at this site?
Small foam pieces
Small film pieces
The average catch at Harbour West:
This is the average count and weight of litter collected in a 24-hour-period by the devices at the marina!
We also found intact items in the Seabins - including cigar tips, straws, bottle caps, disposable coffee cups, toys, plastic cups, lollipop sticks, food containers, bandaids, plastic bottle seals and lids from reusable plastic bottles!