"A bit of ocean paradise"
Not far from the city of Halifax ( about and hour) is beautiful Chester. Founded in 1759, Chester is a beautiful cozy ocean side village of about 1200 people. It is a tourist destination with many large summer homes. The population almost doubles during the summer months but even so , it has managed to maintain all its charm.The town is a mecca for yachting enthusiasts during the summer months. The Bay is dotted with many Islands which makes for beautiful sailing and boating of all kinds. Chester has a long history of yacht racing. If you are in the area , check out the Chester race week .
From: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 to Saturday, August 19, 2006
Explore the beautiful south shore of Nova Scotia aboard an ocean-going cruising sailboat. Based in historic Chester, Nova Scotia, there are charters available to cruise the gorgeous south shore of Nova Scotia - Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Bay, the La Have Islands and St. Margaret's Bay