Crate Marine Blog

Trent Severn & Rideau Canal Waterway Guides

January 18, 2021

Check out the latest editions of the most popular destination guide for the Trent Severn and Rideau Canal waterways. Follow this link for the 2021 Trent Severn Waterway Guide Follow this link for the 2021 Rideau Canal Waterway Guide

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Happy Holidays!

December 16, 2020

Seasons greetings and warm wishes for the coming year.

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Sea Weed Marine Lifts

November 11, 2020

A Marine Roll on Davit System Crate’s has teamed up with Sea Weed Marine to offer our customers the most innovative tender launching system today that bolts to your swim platform. We have a full system on display in our showroom, come see for yourself how it works today! The “Tend’r Rollers®” system provides the…

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Fall haul out 2020

September 10, 2020

Its that time again.. 2020 In review Right when we thought we had seen our biggest challenges to date with the past flooding and threat of another flood this spring we were wrong. This proved to be the most challenging year that we have seen in the marine industry. With the threat of not being able to open…

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Summer Newsletter

July 16, 2020

WOWWW!! What a summer we have had so far. With some of the best boating weather we have seen in years the boating has been absolutely amazing. Its been a very different year for everybody but given the circumstances we have had a great summer so far with 1 successful event in the books and more…

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Web Cam Upgrade

July 14, 2020

We have been busy replacing our camera system and given exclusive access to certain cameras for our clients to keep an eye on things! UPDATED APP – WORKS MUCH BETTER THAN BEFORE! For a live view of our harbor follow the link below then follow the instructions to login for a live view from 5…

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COVID-19 Update

March 25, 2020

Dear Crate Marine Belleville Customers, We hope everyone has been staying safe and making the best of there time at home during these unprecedented times. Yesterday the Ontario Government unveiled its three stage “road map” to reopen the province following weeks of being shut down to help slow the spread of Covid-19. While there are no…

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12 Things Only Boaters Understand

March 10, 2020

Admit it. If you are a boater, you are a different breed. You march to the tune of a different drum. Most likely, you are more comfortable in shorts and flip flops than you are in slacks and shoes. You plan to spend your weekends on the water rather than working in the yard. You…

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2020 Spring & Summer Hours

March 6, 2020

2020 Hours of operation Winter Hours ending April 12th Moday – Friday | 8am – 4pm Saturday & Sunday | CLOSED Spring Hours (April 13th – May 3rd) Monday – Friday | 8am – 5pm Saturday | 10am – 5pm Summer Hours (May 4th – August 30th) Monday – Friday | 8am – 6pm Saturday & Sunday…

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2020 Spring Launch

March 3, 2020

Well its that time again! We hope everyone has had a great winter and ready for an even better summer..  With our yard being busier than ever its extremely important to get your spring launch form in early with your requested launch date and services requested. Our 2020 Spring Launch Request Form is ready for…

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Seasonal Lockage Permits – ON SALE

February 3, 2020

Boating and canals Launch your own adventure along Canada’s original highways Early bird discounts for boaters are here until March 31, 2020! Purchase a Seasonal Lockage Permit and receive 20% off. Purchase a Seasonal Lockage and Mooring Package and receive 20% off the price of lockage and 10% off the price of mooring. Follow this…

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Yoga at Crate Marine Belleville boaters lounge

January 12, 2020

Yoga by the bay Winter schedule – Thursdays 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm From the comfort of the boaters lounge at Crate Marine Belleville. Any questions? email Details at Pay what you wish and don’t forget to bring your own mat!

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September 12, 2019

We are proud to announce our latest project which is very close to completion. Crate Marine Belleville has teamed up with Poralu Dock systems to bring you a brand new state of the art 40 slip harbour! This combined with our existing Ramada Hotel Partnership creates the ultimate marina experience. We spent 3 weeks dredging…

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2019 Haul Out Form

July 28, 2019

We have lots of summer left but… we are being proactive and posting our 2019 Haul out forms for everyone that wants to plan ahead! Click here for the xls version which will do all the math for you Click here if you are having trouble opening the xls, this is a PDF version

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The Seabin Project

June 28, 2019

The idea is if there was rubbish bins on land, why not in the water? 💦⚓ Next time you are walking down the dock and see this machine collecting garbage, you’ll know what your looking at! Always looking to find ways to keep our harbor clean and help rid our waterways of plastics and garbage. Crate’s…

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Yoga on the Bay

June 21, 2019
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Boaters Lounge Update

June 21, 2019

As part of being a Crate’s customer you are welcome to enjoy the all new Boaters Lounge, anytime! We are beyond excited to be installing the new custom garage door in our lounge area for the perfect picturesque view 😎🌅 Fellow boaters feel free to pop by the lounge to check out our comfy TV/ popcorn area…

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Gelcoat/Paint Care & Maintenance

June 2, 2019

THE WORLD’S BEST PAINT & GELCOAT PRESERVATION SYSTEM We are proud to announce that we are a certified Ditec Marine applicator. Sick and tired of compounding and waxing every year? We have the ultimate solution for you! Ditec is the best way to achieve that “wet” look all year around without the constant buffing and…

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Spring & Summer Hours

March 25, 2019

2019 Hours of opeation Winter Hours ending April 12th Moday – Friday | 9am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday | CLOSED Spring Hours (April 13th – May 3rd) Monday – Friday | 8am – 5pm Saturday | 10am – 5pm Summer Hours (May 4th – August 30th) Monday – Friday | 8am – 6pm Saturday…

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Crate’s Boaters Lounge

March 25, 2019

Construction is well underway for our all new boaters lounge! We are proud to introduce to everyone the all new boaters lounge which will be accessible to all Crate’s customers 7 days a week. You will have access to cozy couches to enjoy some sports or news, games tables for those rainy days and even…

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