Bay of Quinte Yacht Club    |    86 South Front Street, Belleville   |    (613) 966-5931    |
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Coming Events

BQYC remains Closed.

COVID-19 Lift In Policies  (May 19)

COVID-19 Update for 2020 Learn to Sail Programs (May 20)

Dear customers:

BQYC has made the decision to cancel our Summer Youth Sailing Camps.  Although it was a disappointing decision, we know it was the right decision to protect the health and safety of our participants, our employees, our members, our families, and our community.  We will contact families affected and process their refunds as soon as possible.

In order to make the decision we overlaid the safety requirements from our medical and sporting association experts against the nature of our day camp program and facilities.   In the end, we could not find a way to provide safe, physically distant, all-day care through all weather conditions in our camp setting.  Besides, it would lack the fun that children expect in a summer camp experience.

We will investigate the feasibility of offering a program of short duration sailing lessons for individuals or families similar to our adult dinghy lessons.  We envision that these lessons would be booked in advance, would be dependent on student-matched wind conditions, have very low student to instructor ratios, and not rely on any indoor club facilities.

Please watch for updates.

In the meantime, we hope that you and your family remain healthy.

Ian McPherson, Commodore, 
Mitch Kennedy,  Fleet Captain, Sail Training


Welcome to the BQYC

BQYC is located in the City of Belleville on the beautiful Bay of Quinte and we are a short walk from the newly revitalized downtown core.

Our club caters to the interests of both sailing and power boaters through our various programs in cruising, racing in keelboats or dinghies, sail training or simply socializing at the Long Reach Bar. We also have an active social calendar as well.

Note that BQYC is a self help club and our expectation is that members will contribute to such activities as the organizing of events, house and grounds maintenance, sailing school, etc.

New Introductory Membership Rate ! 

We have made joining the BQYC even easier for new members or members from days gone by!   Click Here  to find out how !

Sailing School and Learn to Sail Registration Now Open (Click here)


Winter Hours now in effect.

   Tuesday to Friday   4:30-9:00 PM
   Saturday  1:00-6:00 PM
   Closed Sunday and Monday

   Bar may remain open longer for a scheduled event

Winter Pool / Snooker,  October - April Saturdays 1:30pm to 4:30pm.       

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