NOTICE TO VISITORS: Trident Yacht Club is currently closed for the season. Operations will resume spring 2021 at which point we will update our visitor and reciprocal dockage policy for the 2021 boating season based on the COVID-19 situation.
The Board of Directors and Members of Trident Yacht Club extend a warm welcome to all visitors. We hope your stay with us will be pleasant and memorable. Below are some guidelines, rules and regulations to know prior to your arrival at TYC.
- Request Dockage
- Call in on VHF Channel 71 and/or
- Tie up at the front service dock.
- Check-in on Arrival with:
- The Dock Master in small hut off the deck off the front dock, or
- The Club Manager in office just inside main door of Club House
NOTE: Dock Master is available from 10am – 7pm every day but Tuesday during the summer months. If you arrive during these times, he will most likely meet you at your assigned dock.
For more detailed policy, charges and rules information, click on the + in the lists below and they will drop down.
The Board of Directors reviews the policy on the accommodation for visiting yachts annually. The policy endeavours to be consistent with the traditional values and customs associated with yachting. At the same time, it reflects the policies adopted by reciprocating clubs and other practical considerations particular to TYC.
Current Season Visitor Policy
- Full status members from clubs on the current year Trident Yacht Club Reciprocal List are allowed to dock their vessel overnight at TYC subject to space availability and the limits set out below (Reciprocal Yacht Policy).
- Non-reciprocal guests of TYC members may dock their vessel overnight for up to 4 nights per boating season at the rate of $1.25 per foot, subject to space availability.
- For more information on rates, see below (Services and Charges).
Availability of Visitor Docks
- There are no permanent visitor docks at TYC.
- The accommodation of visiting yachts is predicated on the availability of a dock suitable for the size of the yacht.
- In the event of return of the owner of the dock, the visitor shall be moved, if required.
- Visitors are not permitted to leave their boat unattended without notification of the Dock Master and/or Club Manager.
- Visitors may not leave their boat unattended for any period longer than 12 hours.
NOTE: The above policies are an abridged version of the official policies contained in the TYC Rules, Regulations, and Policies Manual.
For a full list of yacht clubs to whom TYC offers reciprocal privileges, click here.
- Full status members from clubs on the current year Trident Yacht Club Reciprocal List are allowed to dock their vessel overnight at TYC subject to space availability and the limits set out below.
- Reciprocal privilege limits are per vessel. Membership in more than one reciprocal club does not entitle visitors to additional nights docking.
- Associate Members of TYC are entitled to the same privileges as visiting members of reciprocal clubs.
- The reciprocal privileges of the Club extend only to visiting boats and their complement. If reciprocal visitors wish to invite guests to the Club, permission must be obtained in advance from the Vice Commodore or the Club Manager.
- The Fee Structure for Reciprocal Club and TYC Associate Members is as follows:
- First night free; Second night free; Subsequent nights $1.25 per foot to a maximum stay of 4 nights per visit and a maximum total of 10 nights docking per boating season.
- Fees include HST, water and power, the use of clubhouse facilities and grounds.
- Reciprocal guests may also arrange a pump out for their vessel with the Club Manager or Dock Master at a charge of $20 per pump out.
Applicable charges shall be collected in advance and include HST.
- $1.25/ft. (length on deck) daily charge
- Minimum charge of $25.00
- Check-out time is 1200 hrs.
- After 1200 hrs an additional daily charge is levied.
- Please see Reciprocal Yacht Policy (above) if applicable.
Fresh Water and Electricity
- Available to all docks/berths at no extra charge.
- Both fresh potable and lake water available (as indicated by tags/signs).
- Fresh potable water is NOT to be used to clean boats.
- $20.00 per holding tank
- Please contact Dock Master or Club Manager to use pump-out.
Showers and Washrooms:
- Available on the first floor of the Clubhouse, no extra charge.
- Please squeegee shower after use for next person.
- We are on a well, so please keep showers quick.
- Separate handicap washroom and shower available (beside Club Office).
- Not recommended at the Club for safety reasons.
- Members, guests, and visitors choosing to swim do so at their own risk.
- Pets must be on a leash and under control at all times.
- A “poop and scoop” policy is in effect. Dog Waste Stations with bag dispensers and disposals are located on the grounds.
- No pets are allowed in the Clubhouse or Bateau Lounge.
- There are a number of gas BBQs available for free use of the Members and guests.
- Please use your own utensils and lighter
- Clean grill after use
NOTE: Use of boat BBQs while at dock is not permitted.
- Blocks and cubes are available from the ice machine in the East parking lot.
- The charge is as posted and can be paid by deposit in the box alongside the ice machine.
- If the ice machine is locked, contact the Club Manager/Dock Master.
- Please dispose of your garbage by bagging it and placing it in the large dumpsters in the parking lot behind the Club House.
- No disposal of pollutants in the harbour.
Smoking and Vaping
- Smoking or vaping of any kind is not permitted in the Club House or in Bateau Lounge.
- Please dispose of cigarette or other butts respectfully.
- Available in the utility room (at the bottom of the stairs from the Club House upper deck).
- Cost is as listed and is paid in the cash box.
- Supplies such as detergent and fabric softener are NOT available.
- Iron and ironing board are available.
- TYC is a Canada Customs Reporting-In point.
- Instructions are posted off the East parking lot by the stairs to the Club House.
- Located on the second floor of the Club House.
- Open at 1800 hrs Fridays throughout the peak of the summer period.
- Cash bar only for visitors.
- Visiting boaters and their guests are not permitted to use the Club’s parking facilities.
- Should this cause a problem for visitors, the matter should be referred to the Club Manager.
- Arrangements for parking in the Club’s upper property may be made for a daily fee.
This is reserved for the use of Members only.
Keeping the Peace
- Keep halyards quiet.
- Keep lines ship shape.
- No chains on bollards
- Keep social noise to a minimum.
- No loud music, etc.
Use of Shore Power
- Test Shore Power Connection.
- Before you connect your vessel to the dock-supplied shore power, you must have the Club Manager, or Dock Master, test your shore power connection for any potential stray current.
- If the test indicates any problem, you will not be permitted to connect to the Club’s shore power.
- Do no use any ship-board DC/AC inverters while at dock.
- Always connect your shore power cable to your vessel first, before connecting the other end to the power pedestal. When disconnecting, always disconnect from the pedestal first.
- Never permit any portion of your shore power cable to touch the water.
- Parents are responsible for their children at all times.
- The park and jungle gym are available to all.
- There are a number of games in the Club House available for use.
Crew and Guests
Skippers are responsible for their crew and guests.
Damage or Loss
The Directors and Members of TYC assume no responsibility for any damage or losses, however caused, to visiting yachts or yacht persons and their crews.