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MV Gulf Stream Shipwreck

The Gulf Stream was launched in 1915 as the steam screw yacht Wenonah.   She was refurbished in 1946 registered in Vancouver with a new name MV Gulf Stream.    She was headed upcoast from [...]

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Shearwater Yacht Moorage

Shearwater marina monitors VHF 06 & 66A, the fuel dock monitors VHF 08.  Open all year, 1500 feet of guest moorage, 15, 30 & 50 amp power all the way out the main float, free Wi-Fi and [...]

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Cruising to Bella Bella and Yacht Provisioning Opportunity

Bella Bella is a major Native village, with gasoline and diesel, potable water, garbage drop, and a good grocery store and nice cafe; cell phone service is good.  The village has a hospital.  The [...]

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Hot Springs Cove Vancouver Island

Hot Springs Cove Vancouver Island is adjacent to Sydney Inlet, the norther entrance to Clayoquot Sound. Depending on the points of departure and arrival and the exact course chosen, the distance [...]

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Sydney Inlet Clayoquot Sound

Sydney Inlet is the northern entrance to Clayoquot Sound.  It is adjacent to Hot Springs Cove and leads approximately 11 miles into the mountains of Vancouver Island with several good [...]

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Cruising Clayoquot Sound

Clayoquot Sound is a series of inlets and passages with entrances at both its north and south ends.  By traveling inside Clayoquot Sound you can explore many coves and anchorages, and avoid 20 [...]

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Okisollo Channel – Surge Narrows & Beazley Passage

Okisollo Channel & Surge Narrows Owen Bay tides an Okisollo Channel Secondary Port tide corrections are contained in Canadian Tide and Current Tables Vol. 6, and Ports and Passes.  Okisollo [...]

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Chehalis Shipwreck Lower Mainland

The Chehalis was a tug commissioned for the Union Steamship Company.  The wooden hull was built by Colin McAlpine at False Creek, Vancouver, in 1897.  She was 59.3′ feet long by 13′ [...]

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Coal Harbour Yacht Moorage

Vancouver Harbour South is entered under the Lions Gate Bridge through First Narrows, in the north east corner of Burrard Inlet.  Because of heavy commercial traffic, strong currents and narrow [...]

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Vancouver Yacht Moorage

If you approaching Vancouver from the south, you could go up the North Arm of Fraser River to a number of marinas in the Richmond area, and take a bus into the city.  If you are approaching from [...]