Have you ever wanted to feel the breeze on your face as you trim sails and steer a sailboat into the sunset? Dreamed about the serenity of paddling through glassy waters in a canoe? Or the excitement of pushing a throttle and bringing a powerboat to speed? Make these dreams reality at Harbourfront Centre's Nautical Centre!
Companies and organizations across our site offer activities for all ages, able or disabled persons, including those with vision impairment.
Located at 275 Queens Quay West, just west of the Radisson Plaza Hotel Admiral, The Nautical Centre offers a diverse range of interesting lessons and activities for beginners and enthusiasts of all skill levels and physical abilities, as well as rental opportunities.
Harbourfront Centre Sailing & Powerboating
416 203 3000
Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre
416 203 2277
Disabled Sailing Association of Ontario
416 214 0358
Other boating activities located on the waterfront that are similar in nature to the above, but are not located at the Nautical Centre and do not have offices on site:
Toronto Brigantine is a youth sail training organization that operates the 72-ft brigantine tall ships Pathfinder and Playfair. Both ships are docked at Marina Quay West in spring and fall except while on training sails. Refer to their web site for the ship sailing schedule.
416 596 7117
Blind Sailing Canada
Blind Sailing Canadais a sailing club for the visually challenged with a variety of boats that are docked at our Marina Quay West location.
416 496 5089