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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’

  • Fuel dock

  • Transient slips

  • Complete launch and haul-out services

  • Winter storage

  • 80-ton marine lift – among the largest on Lake Ontario

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Full-service fuel dock

  • Clean, convenient restrooms and shower facilities

  • Coin-op laundry

  • 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! | | 905-525-3622

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 (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:


What is the to-date impact of the plastic cleanup and capture technology at this site?

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Small foam pieces

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Small fragments


Small pellets

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Small film pieces

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Doggie Bags

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! 


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