Early Opening for NYS Canal System



2012 Navigation Season – Early Opening

April 27, 2012

Mariners are advised the Erie Canal, Oswego Canal and Cayuga/Seneca Canal will open tomorrow, April 28, 2012, at 10:00 am for the 2012 navigation season. The Genesee River is scheduled to open Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 7:00 AM. The Champlain Canal is scheduled to open Sunday, April 29, 2012, at 7:00 AM.

The hours of operation for the 2012 season are as follows:

May 1 – May 23 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
May 24 – September 5 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
September 6 – September 28 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
September 29 – November 15 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Shady Harbor Marina is proud to be a Canal Pass Agent! We now have seasonal, passes, 10-day, and 2-day passes available.

New and Improved Travel Lift

Our new travel lift is working to it’s top potential, we have already launched our largest and heaviest boats.  Please contact Brian or Derek at the Marina at 518-756-8001 to arrange an appointment if you would like to get your boat in the water or schedule some maintenance work.

Nautical Miles from Albany to Points South

Curious how far it is from Albany to Norrie Point, Peekskill or the Nyack Dock. Check out our handy Nautical Miles Chart

Nautical Mile Chart from Albany to Points South

Store Hours: 9am - 6pm Sunday -Thursday and 9am - 7pm Friday and Saturday