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Confederation Basin Marina is in the heart of historic downtown Kingston, close to shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Kingston is in a unique location where the Rideau River and Lake Ontario flow into the St. Lawrence River and is renowned as the fresh-water sailing capital of North America.

The marina is located in front of City Hall, behind Shoal Tower and within walking distance to major hotel chains. It features 400 slip finger docks that can accommodate both power and sail boats to a maximum length of 100 feet.

Facility Features

  • Washrooms & Showers
  • Laundromat
  • Public Phones
  • Electrical/Water
  • Ice and pop machines
  • 24 hour security
  • Fire Rescue Boat
  • Dock Hands & Marina Staff
  • Tourist Information in the Park
  • Non Resident Tax Refund Service

General Marina Rates
Item Amount

Administration Fee


Workplace Passport (all trades)


Commercial Crafts: 20% surcharge applies



Confederation Basin Rates
Fingerdock Amount

Seasonal Mooring (per foot)


Add power: 30 amp (per season)


Add power: 50 amp (per season)


Monthly Rate Amount

May, June, September & October (Per foot)


July and August (per foot)


Add power - 30 amp (per month)


Add power - 50 amp (per month)


Daily Rate Amount

May, June, September, October (per foot)


July and August (per foot)


Add power - 30 amp (per day)


Add power - 50 amp (per day)


Hourly Rates Amount

Day Docks - Per hour (Max $8)



  • The charge length is the greater of: boat length overall (LOA - including bowsprits, swim platforms and dingy davits) or dock length.
  • Tax applies to all fees and charges at applicable rate.

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