West Coast

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SunCruiser West Coast 2018 is available now

When it comes to boating in the Northwest, nothing beats SunCruiser West Coast as the favourite cruising companion. Over 600 hazards and points of interest are clearly documented on our unique and easy to use map system. ...

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Sidney Business Improvement Area Society/Kelsey Goodwin

There are many communities along the shore on Vancouver Island. There’s the charm of Victoria, the rustic atmosphere of Campbell River or Tofino, and the allure of Nanaimo with its many services. Regardless of the area you do visit, “the island”... Read more

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Westview and Marina Lodge

Tahsis is the quintessential cliché of the BC coast. It’s where the mountains meet the sea, seals bask in the hot sun, whales rise from below the water’s surface and beautiful salmon can be caught with every outing. Read more

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In 1852, the Hudson’s Bay Company established a post in “Nanymo,” an area rich in coal deposits where mining became a major economic driver for Vancouver Island. The town of Nanaimo was officially created on September 7, 1860 and by 1880... Read more

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Scenic Pender Harbour

Regan Hately

At 177 km (110 mi) in length, British Columbia’s famed Sunshine Coast is practically impossible to cruise and enjoy all that it has to offer in a few days. Sure, you could throttle-up and make it to one end of the other and back to your home port... Read more

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Rachael Merrett

If we are fortunate, we get the privilege of spending time with whales while we are out on the water. Due to this, we need to be aware that new Marine Mammal Regulations have replaced viewing guidelines, and they directly impact recreational... Read more

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