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Boaters should be aware that there are several weather stations out of commission along British Columbia’s Coast. Stations at Fanny Island, Sentry Shoals, Sandhead and Saturna Island are currently down - but there may be more up the coast. The... Read more

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August 24-30 has been declared as BC Boating Week by the Boating BC Association and the Province. BC Boating Week recognizes the importance of the recreational boating sector and presents opportunities for those that enjoy being out on the water... Read more

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Cobalt Boats

It’s not uncommon for a day on Shuswap Lake to extend into the evening well after the sun dips below the horizon and night falls on your way back to port. Accidents on the water can potentially happen anytime but when it comes to boating at night... Read more

Shuswap

Spending time with family and friends, idly cruising to a lakeside destination on Shuswap Lake, creates a thousand Kodak moments and great experiences on the water. Yet, whether you’re underway or moored for a few days, safety should always be a... Read more

Shuswap

The long weekend is filled with festivals and events in Vancouver, and Croatia is up for the final night of the Honda Celebration of Lights tomorrow evening. Vancouver harbour will be busy and regardless of wether you're spending the entire day... Read more

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Marina Sunset

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As thinking and feeling individuals, we really need to take a break from the busy lives that we lead. During such breaks, we might want to do things that help rebuild ourselves. Some turn to gardening. Others direct their attention to making songs... Read more

West Coast

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Cobalt Boats

It’s not uncommon for a day on Okanagan Lake to extend into the evening well after night falls. Accidents on the water can potentially happen anytime but when it comes to boating at night, be extra cautious by using proper navigation, adhering to... Read more

Okanagan

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Compass Courses Maritime Training

Accidents offshore can happen in the blink of an eye and quite often, it occurs when you least expect it. Regardless of the cause or care given for prevention, it’s essential to earn maritime safety credentials to ensure everyone’s safety... Read more

West Coast

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McMurdo

From the company that was started as a tactical flashlight manufacturer by two police officers in 2006 has since expanded its product line and offers the APALS Solar-Powered Micro Thin Led lights for 2019. Providing a great source of safety and... Read more

Gear & Gadgets

Brite Strike

Brite Strike

From the company that was started as a tactical flashlight manufacturer by two police officers in 2006 has since expanded its product line and offers the APALS Solar-Powered Micro Thin Led lights for 2019. Providing a great source of safety and... Read more

Gear & Gadgets

Mustang Khimera series

Mustang Survival

From the company that was started as a tactical flashlight manufacturer by two police officers in 2006 has since expanded its product line and offers the APALS Solar-Powered Micro Thin Led lights for 2019. Providing a great source of safety and... Read more

Gear & Gadgets

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National Marine Manufacturers Association

The new Boating Safety Awareness Series brochures are used to help educate consumers on important boating safety guidelines and come available in print or digital for no cost to the recreational marine industry. The brochures cover safety... Read more

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Safe Boating Council

Don't let the colder weather stop you from getting out on the water this colourful season. The summer crowds have vanished leaving calm water and quiet anchorages. However, with fewer boaters, one must be self-sufficient and below are a few extra... Read more

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Malibu Boats

Watersports are popular in many boating destinations across Canada and the Okanagan is one of them. Calm conditions, deep water and wide-open spaces all provide the perfect conditions. However, be sure to follow these five sensible – and important... Read more

Shuswap

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Steve Fennell

The Shuswap offers of some of the most beautiful scenery in Canada and traveling here with a boat in tow makes it all that much more exciting. Yet, towing 3,000-plus pounds of boat and trailer means some pre-trip trailer maintenance is necessary... Read more

Shuswap

As the boating season is well underway, now is the time – if you haven’t already – to think about boating safety, as well as updating mandatory boating gear, and practising common sense on the water as the RCMP Marine Patrol Unit is once again ... Read more

Okanagan

There’s nothing scarier than not having an answer when someone yells “what do we do now?” when you and your crew find yourself in a hazardous situation miles from shore. Earning maritime safety credentials is the smartest training any ... Read more

West Coast

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