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Permits for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve

The Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, a Protected Area, was created in 1987 and encompasses the southern third of the archipelago.  The Reserve is jointly managed by the Haida and the [...]

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Yachts Cruising Near Lasqueti Island, BC

Lasqueti Island is often overlooked by yachts as they cruise across the strait between Nanaimo and the Sunshine Coast, or run along the Vancouver Island shore between Nanaimo and Campbell River.  [...]

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Central Coast BC Shipwreck of the Donald D

The Donald D was launched as the three-masted wooden ship Ivy, built in 1876 by Charles V Minott as his shipyard in Phippsburg Maine.   On 30th October 1916, towed the empty Donald D out of [...]

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Guide to Galleries & Museums Victoria

Whether you enjoy the history of museums or feel inspired by contemporary art, Victoria has galleries and museums to suit you. Below is a guide to some of galleries and museums in Victoria, BC. [...]

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Victoria Float Plane Charters

Victoria International Marina is conveniently situated adjacent to the Victoria Harbour Water Airport. Traversing passengers regularly from Victoria to places like Vancouver, Seattle and the Gulf [...]

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Historic Shipwrecks “Commodore Straits” Sank December 14th, 1955

Historic Shipwrecks of the Sunshine Coast The Commodore Straits left Vancouver on 14th December 1955 to pick up a tow of logs.  She had a crew of ten, including Captain Al Backen.  At 9:48 p.m., [...]

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Ucluelet Yacht Moorage

Ucluelet has moorage for up to 130′ yachts with fuel, provisioning, repairs and good dining, the village of Ucluelet is the commercial center of Barkley Sound.  The channel leading into [...]

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Yachts Heading to Barkley Sound for Sport fishing

Depending on your direction, Barkley Sound is the first sound on the way north or the last sound on the way south.  It is roughly square in shape, measuring 15 miles across it’s mouth and [...]

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Yachts Cruising to Jervis Inlet

Jervis Inlet extend 46 miles into Coast range mountains and is the route to fabled Princess Louisa Inlet.  Jervis Inlet is 1 to 1.5 miles wide and often more than 600 feet deep.  Steep to shores, [...]

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Farm to Table Restaurants in Victoria

Victoria is home to a number of must-try farm-to-table restaurants. Thought to be the most nutritious and incredibly fresh, farm-to-table restaurants provide continually evolving seasonal menus. [...]