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Champlain Sailing Club

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Sailing at its best, on beautiful Lake Couchiching in Orillia, Ontario

Club Facilities

The Clubhouse


The clubhouse is perched on the water's edge, with a shaded deck overlooking the lake. Inside we have a kitchen and dining area, as well as full washroom and shower facilities. Club memorabilia decorates the interior and illustrates the long history of the club.

Indoor Storage & Workshop


A former float plane hanger now serves duty as sail, mast & equipment storage, as well as member lockers, small craft storage (canoes, kayaks, paddleboards) and a workshop for carrying out minor repairs.

Dock Slips


16 dock slips are accessed from the main floating dock. Average water depth at the dock is 2 - 3 ft. There is no shore power or hookup facilities here. There is currently a waiting list in place for dock slip space.

Wet Moorings


20 Wet Moorings are provided in the bay beyond the end of the docks, in a depth of water up to 4.5 ft. Onshore storage space is available to keep tenders, securely within the club property.

Beach Area for Dinghies & Catamarans

Beached catamarans

Space along the beach is allocated for members sailing dinghies & catamarans, with a shallow sandy entry that allows easy launching and retrieval back to shore.

Launching Ramp & Dinghy Dock

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A paved launching ramp runs into the water alongside the dingy dock. Club dollies are available for launching dinghies, as well as a fixed winch at the top of the ramp for single handed launch & retrieval of larger dinghies.

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