Sidney Spit Anchorages

Sidney Spit Anchorages.  The park, open all year occupies about one-third of Sidney Island and all of the mile-song Sidney Spit with its white sand and shell beach extending northwest from the island.   Anchor or tie to one of the 12 mooring buoys, or moor on the seasonal dock.   Anchoring depths are shallow and the area has considerable ell grass.  Self-registration and payment box located at the dock.  Buoys are limited to vessels of 50 feet or less in winds up to 30 knots; 40 feet for winds up to 37 knots; no mooring in large waves.  In the summers, a passenger ferry runs between Sidney Spit dock and Sidney Beacon Ave dock.

Picnic and camping areas are ashore.  Dogs must be on a leash.  An easily walked 2-km loop trail winds around the park through a dense forest of cedar, hemlock, fir, big-leaf maple and vine maple.  A herd of fallow deer is reported to be on the island.  A large saltwater lagoon is a habitat for many animal and plant species and is off-limits; markers show its borders.  The remains of a brick-making factory are near the lagoon, where a beach is covered with broken red bricks.

For more information visit our partner site Waggoner Cruising Guide.   For all your yacht provisioning call our concierge desk at 778-432-0477.   If you’re looking for a superyacht marina we accept 65′ to 180′ vessels.  Phone or book online to reserve your slip or book the ultimate yacht Rendezvous.