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Eastern Lake Erie Weekend Destinations

Discussion in 'Destinations' started by dkerphunter, Jun 13, 2018 at 2:06 AM. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. dkerphunter


    Joined Jul 6, 2013
    38 posts, 2 likes
    Hunter 336
    CH Société Nautique de Genève
    Hi. We recently got a cruising sailboat in Buffalo, NY. We have a few more weeks before taking her through the Welland to our home port in Rochester, NY. Can anyone recommend a nice weekend overnight destination on the eastern part of Lake Erie? Ideally we’d like to sail up to 6 hours each way. Couldn’t find much on the charts closer than Erie, PA, which seems a little far for a weekend. Thanks!

  2. Alansails


    Joined Oct 3, 2011
    548 posts, 60 likes
    Anam Cara Catalina 310 Hull #155
    US Lake Erie/Catawba Island
    Dunkirk is supposed to have the biggest pile of driftwood.... but harbor is supposed to be a tricky one.
    We have sailed to Erie PA and stayed at Erie YC also did Port Colbourne, which was kewl with the freighters, we have also done Port Stanley Stayed at Kettle Creek Marina there than sailed across to Fairport Harbor.
    Not sure how much time you have. Have fun!

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