Kootenay Lake Sail Charters Canada
  skippered , skills training/ coaching, bareboat

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 Boat Rental/ Chartering ,Learn to Cruise, Bareboat

Great Sailing on the Kootenay Lake and unique coves for mooring! - Kootenay is the largest inland freshwater lake in Southern British Columbia Canada. In the heart of the Kootenay Rockies with Spectacular scenery, Hot Springs, funky communities, exceptional restaurants , hiking , and Kokanee Spring Golf and record world Rainbow Trout fishing!

Ideal location for Calgary, Edmonton and all Alberta and Saskatchewan via Lethbridge. Just over an hour north of the US border servicing Idaho and Washing areas including Spokane, Sandpoint 

New!!!!!  Now introducing a complimentary use of a Paddle board with your charter!


Ask about a catered lunch for special occasions .. birthdays .. anniversary!!! 

Our Base: and The LakeView Marina, Store and RV waterfront campground. The store features a BC cold beer and wine/liquor outlet, grocery basics. Showers restrooms and Laundry access for guests.

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Great locations including Balfor Beach Inn or Dock and Duck pub and Grill as a nice day trip across the lake into the west arm waterway near Nelson BC

Sawmill Cove Provincial Marine Park at Pilot Bay excellent  sheltered overnight moorings! 

South view of central lake region with Pilot Bay on left.

Kayak options exploring the shoreline too!

Great Sailing on the Kootenay Lake  - the largest inland freshwater lake in Southern British Columbia Canada. In the heart of the Kootenay Rockies with Spectacular scenery, Hot Springs, funky communities, exceptional restaurants , hiking , and Kokanee Spring Golf plus record world Girard Rainbow Trout fishing!

New!!!!!  Now introducing a complimentary Paddle board with your charter!

14729 highway 3A Gray Creek BC Canada

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Balfour Beach Inn - stop for lunch , early dinner or overnight at Balfour on West Arm 


Picnic at Honeymoon Bay

Kayacking options too

Honeymoon Bay

Take time to day trip by car to visit Ainsworth Hot Springs  on your sail vacation!

Hanging out at Kootenay Bay - walking distance to Boccolino Restaurant after a great sailing !!

Pizza night at Boccalino - wood fired hand made fresh !

Catered lunch for that special occasions , Anniversaries, birthdays celebrations have been very popular!


One particular Harbor ....... "there's that one particular Harbor 

Sheltered from the wind

where the children play on the shore all day,

And all are safe within.....

Jimmy Buffet

Kaslo Jazz …..


Kaslo Harbor for more advanced repeat experienced bareboat charters. Public dock safe overnight harbor dockage , great pub , deli , bakery and restaurants! 

Home of the famous Kaslo Jazz Festival

 August long weekend.

This intimate and laid-back world-class music festival has been hosting big names and newly discovered gems of the music business since 1992.

This year, the Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival will once again make use of the astounding acoustics of Kaslo Bay Park to showcase an array of blues, jazz, latin, folk, world music and much more.  Our unique floating stage transforms Kaslo Bay Park into a natural green amphitheater and sends live music reverberating out over Kootenay Lake.  All weekend long, world-class musicians perform against our breathtaking backdrop of mountains and sky.

Selected as one of the “Top ten places to get out doors and be in tune,” by USA Today, and one of the “Top 10 places to enjoy outdoor summer music” by REUTERS, the Kaslo Bay floating stage has been recognized as one of the premier outdoor music venues in the world.

Festival goers dance in the sand, swim around the stage, or relax in the grass and enjoy the delicious offerings of local food and drink vendors.  The intimate, laid-back vibe of this festival seduces audiences and performers alike.  So come discover the magic of the Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival, and the culture of the Kootenay’s in the summer!

Kootenay Lake is the largest inland freshwater lake in southern BC bordering Idaho state and easily acceesed via Calgary, Banff , Invermere, Cranbrook, Nelson , Creston and Spokane Washington.
We specialize in skippered "hands on " sailing  experiences, skills training , sail by day dock by night sleep aboard  holidays ideal for novice and intermediate level sailors ( "modified bare boat").
Great sailing with interesting coves to explore , funky towns, working art studios, restaurants, hiking, golf famous Kokanee Springs , view Kokanee Glacier from the water or soak at nearby Ainswoth Hot Springs!