West Coast


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    Echo Marina and Lodge

    Echo Bay Marina and Lodge: A Full BC Getaway

    The beauty of northern Vancouver Island and the Broughton Archipelago is the isolated coves, inlets and rugged islands offer isolated anchorages you only dream about. Although it may be necessary to bring along extra fuel and supplies to manage... Read more

    Aug 20, 2021

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    Vlad Vasnetsov from Pixabay

    Take a Getaway to Cowichan Bay

    Unlike the popular destination islands of Salt Spring or Galiano on the BC Coast, Cowichan Bay is part of the mainland of Vancouver Island, located between Victoria and Nanaimo, which allows the chance to explore the area whether you visit by boat... Read more

    Aug 17, 2021

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    Shoreland'r Trailers

    Marine Insurance: Finding the Right Policy for Your Boat

    Having an iron-clad marine insurance policy for your boat not only offers the best replacement cost, optimal liability, and coverage for accidents, but it will give you peace of mind when cruising any waterway in BC - including the expansive... Read more

    Aug 14, 2021

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    Evgenia Basyrova

    Marinas, Anchorages, and More on Salt Spring

    In a time when terms like ‘social distancing,’ ‘mandatory masks,’ and ‘sanitizing’ take on a whole new meaning, ‘chill’ is still one of the keywords to describe the atmosphere on Salt Spring Island. Even though it’s the one of most populated of... Read more

    Aug 11, 2021

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    Cruising the Salish Sea …to Galiano

    It’s time for retreat, rest, and renewal and there is no better place to transform yourself than by leaving the shore and finding your way to Galiano, a long narrow island marking a line between the Strait of Georgia and the Trincomali Channel. It... Read more

    Aug 8, 2021

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    Raven Marine

    Custom-Tailored Marine Services on Vancouver Island

    It’s hard to cruise past North Saanich, BC, and not see the staff at Raven Marine Services launching, lifting, and/or prepping boats in their slips for its clientele of yacht and sailboat owners.  After all, the company has been serving local and... Read more

    Aug 5, 2021

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    Jackie Hildering MERS taken under Marine Mammal License MML-42

    Water Giants and Human Safety

    Sightings of humpback whales in the North Pacific are once again common in the waters off the coast of BC. “We have a second chance with these giants,” says humpback researcher Jackie Hildering of the Marine Education and Research Society (MERS),... Read more

    Aug 2, 2021

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