The Lewisporte Yacht Club (LYC) is the social group for the boaters at the Lewisporte marina. The executive and committees operate the clubhouse, organize social activities, and act as a common voice for the LYC members.
The clubhouse offers members an informal, relaxing environment overlooking the docks. It has shower and laundry facilities, and is fully accessible. The kitchen and barbeques are available to both members and visiting crews. Friends, new and old, can often be found inside the building sharing good food and cruising tales.
The LYC also maintains moorings at popular locations throughout the Bay of Exploits. These are free for the members to use.
The Lewisporte marina is a modern facility located in the beautiful Bay of Exploits. It is a gateway to Notre Dame Bay, which offers some of the best cruising in Eastern North America. The dozens of islands make for a sheltered boating area, containing many safe anchorages.
It has one hundred and seventy berths, including a fixed wharf, and floating docks. There are also 2 moorings. It can accommodate visiting vessels up to 100 feet in length, with a maximum draft of 12 feet. Municipal water, 30 amp electrical power, and wireless internet are available. Gasoline and diesel fuel can be purchased on-site.
The facility itself is operated by the Lewisporte Marina Administrative Authority (LMAA). The marina manager is Todd Manuel. For billing information, vessel storage, yard work, boat launching/haul-out, reserving the shed, or questions about the facility. Marina staff monitor VHF channel 68.
They have a 30 ton Marine Travelift, as well as a 40 ton Con-O-Lift for vessel haul-out. There is also a large repair shed which can be rented. Private contractors are available for vessel repair and maintenance. Vessel storage is provided in a large, secure yard.