Join us on Sept 24: Final Boater Event

We hope to see you down on the docks on Friday, September 24 from 5-8pm for the last boater event of the season! Kool Jim’s ice cream truck will be back, so be sure to grab a cone on your way in. The Harbour West team will also be walking around and handing out swag, treats and beverages to boaters.  …

Dock Infrastructure Updates Pt. 2

We wanted to provide a quick update on the West Harbour Redevelopment and City of Hamilton’s construction underway down at the marina. The pumping station at Pier 8 has passed inspection and the City is preparing to turn it on. Once the station is operational, we will be able to open the washrooms on the east docks for the season. …

Dock Infrastructure Updates

We are excited to announce that the entrance bridge to the East Docks has been installed and will be opened for boater access as of tomorrow, Saturday, May 29! All electrical and water services will also be available this weekend as well. The card reader on the gate will not be functional until Monday, May 31; however, we will have …

June is soon…

As you may be aware, Premier Ford announced today that the Stay-At-Home will be extended to June 2nd. Unfortunately, while we can continue with launch activities, our season cannot kick off until this order is lifted.  Until then, Harbour West will continue to operate under the same conditions and safety policies that we have been since the order went in …

Harbour West Construction Update

Well it’s been a dreary week but May is just around the corner, and we’re getting ever closer to the start of boating season and getting back out on the docks. We wanted to provide an update on the City’s construction and our dock upgrades, so you know what to expect over the next few weeks.  While the Stay-At-Home order …

Extension of Emergency Stay-at-Home Order

As you know, on Friday, the provincial government issued an extended emergency Stay-at-Home order for six weeks. The following is a detailed update about what that means for marinas and our customers.  We will continue launching boats, and provide scheduled access for essential launch preparation purposes only. Once the Stay-at-Home order is lifted – tentatively May 20 – we plan …

Minor Launch Delay, Storage to Remain Open with Restrictions in Place

As you’re probably aware, the provincial government implemented an emergency “Stay-at-Home” order as of today, for the next four weeks. The order does permit Harbour West to allow yard and storage access to customers so you can prepare for launch. However, as a result of a positive COVID test among our crew, and the need for other crew members to …

Looking ahead to a great season

Spring is officially here, and we’re excited to see you back on the water! You may have seen some of the changes happening at the water’s edge, and we have certainly enjoyed watching the reconstruction of the piers unfold. The City has confirmed the new dock road, dock entrance, and Harbour West Marina office will be open as of the …

Indoor Storage & Yard to Remain Open During Lockdown

With Premier Ford’s announcement this afternoon, Hamilton is heading back into grey-lockdown as of Monday. In order to comply with the grey-zone framework, we will need to keep bathrooms off limits and the office facilities closed (please call, do not visit the window). However, we will be keeping indoor storage and the yard open to HWM customers and contractors only. …

Safe Navigation in Hamilton Harbour

You may have noticed a lot more recreational activity in the Hamilton Harbour last summer. According to HPS Marine Unit, it was the busiest boating season on record as many residents flocked to the waterfront or bought new recreational equipment. They received more complaints about the operation of PWCs (personal water craft) than ever before. There was even an increase …