Cape Breton Island

For yachts exploring or transiting through Eastern Canada, Cape Breton Island is an itinerary must. Whether you seek quaint fishing villages, world-class golf courses, rich culture and storied history, breathtaking coastal scenery, wildlife encounters or North America’s oldest single malt whiskey, there is a lengthy itinerary of things to do and explore on award winning Cape Breton Island! 


At the heart of Cape Breton Island, you will find the Bras d’Or Lake, North America’s inland sea. The lake, a UNESCO designated biosphere, boast over 1000 km (600 miles) of pristine coastline with hundreds of coves, inlets, harbours and hidden anchorages. The quaint village of Baddeck is the largest community on the Bras d'Or. Picturesque and well-protected, Baddeck recently added more than 450 feet of all-new floating docks and wharf improvements including power, water and WIFI, making it the perfect destination for exploring this incredible island on and off the water! 

Cape Breton Island has been rated the No. 1 island in North America in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards for the past two years, and the No. 1 island in Canada in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best for three years running and most recently was included in CNN Travel’s Where to travel 2022: The best destinations to visit.


Cape Breton Island – Yachting’s Best Kept Secret, TRITON, April 2022 -