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Life is good on the water...

BYC truly is your cottage in the city...

Located on the most scenic site in Ottawa at the eastern end of Lac Deschênes, Britannia Yacht Club is the gateway to 45 km of continuous sailing along the Ottawa River. The combination of BYC's recreational facilities and clubhouse services provides all the amenities of lake-side cottage living without having to leave the city.

Whether your interest is sailing, tennis, socializing, holding a wedding reception or corporate retreat, we invite you to visit our Club and discover the advantages and beauties of BYC.

Webcam & Weather

Webcam & Weather

Get the latest weather predicitons and up to the minute data along with video of Lac Deschenes in order to make the best choices before you hit the water.

Dining Menu

Dining Menu

Britannia Yacht Club has a first class food and beverage service to make your life on the water the best possible. View our menu to get the most of your time at BYC.

Events at BYC

Events at BYC

Britannia Yacht Club offers a full social schedule. See our calendar to plan your next visit to the club and get the most from your membership..

Race Results

Race Results

Britannia Yacht Club runs three seasonal racing series as well as interclub and distance racing for all levels. See the results page for update information.

Club News

2020 Board of Directors' Annual Reports

Harbour Master...   Security Report...   Membership Director...   Fleet...

Biographies for the 2021 Board of Directors Nominees

Dear BYC Members,   Attached are brief biographies submitted by the candidates selected...

Notice About Upcoming AGM

  Dear BYC Members,   Please note the following upcoming important...

Remembrance Day, November 11, 2020

    Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 throughout the British...

Message Regarding Indoor Dining, November 5th

  Dear BYC Members,   The Premier of Ontario has announced that as of Saturday,...

Code of Conduct, Updated November 5, 2020

Current Code Of Conduct...

Tennis Anyone? For Everyone!

BYC has 4 lit plexi-pave tennis and pickle ball courts for all members to enjoy, along with lessons, round robins and tennis oriented social events.

  • 250 drive-up moorings with electrical outlets.

  • Dry sail facilities for keelboats and dinghies.

  • The only fueling facility on Lac Deschênes.

  • Dockside freshwater supply and sewage pumpout station.

  • Secure indoor storage for kayaks, canoes and sailboards.

  • Nationally acclaimed Learn to Sail program.

  • Sailing lessons and crewing opportunities for adults.

  • Four tennis courts; volleyball and basketball courts.

 

  • Children's play area. 
  • Picnic and BBQ areas on Club grounds

  • Up river camping at the Baskin's Beach property.

  • Social activities and events and Friday night entertainment.

  • Historic club house with full bar and dining service.

  • Wi-fi throughout clubhouse and harbour.

  • Best sunsets over the Ottawa River and Gatineau Hills

  • Romantic views that make Britannia Yacht Club a favourite venue for wedding receptions

 

Your kids will remember summers on the water...

Britannia Yacht Club offers a nationally recognized learn to sail program. Friendships, independence and a love of sailing included.

2777 Cassels Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2B 6N6
Phone: 613-828-5167

Fax: 613-828-5168

E-Mail: info@byc.ca


Winter Hours Begin November 11th

Dining & Takeout Hours:
Wednesdays & Fridays Bar: 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Kitchen: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Sundays Bar & Kitchen: 12:00pm - 8:00pm

 

 

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