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Lighthouse Light extinguished

The light at the Kincardine Lighthouse has been extinguished!  It was taken out of service Thursday, Aug. 17 in preparation for the restoration of the light enclosure.  Coast Guard Canada NotShip desk has been notified and a notice to mariners will be issued.  The light will be returned to service after restoration work has been completed.  Anticipated return to service will be early November.

Student Appreciation BBQ August 20th at 5:30pm

It’s that time of year again when we gather to celebrate our dedicated, hardworking and always welcoming team of students for 2017.

Please mark your calendars for this year’s Student Appreciation BBQ to be held on Sunday, August 20th at 5:30 pm, where a BBQ feast of steak, corn and salads will be prepared by KYC volunteers.

You can show your appreciation for all the friendly and helpful service provided by our students by signing up for the BBQ at the Marina Office and paying the $10.00 (only) cash fee.

Thanks, and hope to see you there,

Gregg R. Brown

Harbour Master, Kincardine Marina

PH 519-396-4336


Lighthouse Museum shutting for season

The Kincardine Lighthouse Museum will be shutting down for the 2017 season at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, August 9.  The next few days will be spent moving all artefacts from the tower in preparation for the restoration work scheduled to begin August 14, 2017.  This work will be performed by Phoenix Restoration, and includes cleaning all paint from the light enclosure, inside and out, structural inspection, repairs and repainting. Also scheduled is reinstalling of all the windows in the tower vertically.  This work is scheduled to be complete by November 3, 2017.  Thank you for your past patronage, and look forward to seeing you in 2018.