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Conover Cove Wallace Island Marine Park Gulf Islands

A reef directly offshore from the entrance to Conover Cove on Wallace Island can be avoided by going around either end.  Especially from the southeast, give the reef ample room.  When you leave, [...]

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Princess Cove Anchorage Gulf Islands

Princess Cove.  Princess Cove is just northwest of Conover Cove and has room for quite a few boats to anchor.  Mooring eyes for stern-ties, usually marked with red or yellow-painted arrows, are [...]

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Live Online Music by the Sea February 21st at 7:30 pm

Music by the Sea welcomes a selection of Victoria’s very finest classical and jazz artists to present a streamed online concert Sunday February 21st, 7:30 pm in support of both the arts and the [...]

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Narvaez Bay Anchorage – Gulf Island National Park Reserve

Narvaez Bay Gulf Islands National Park Reserve.   Picnic tables and toilet, camping in 7 sites, ideal for kayakers.  Dogs must be on leash.  Beautiful Narvaez Bay indents the rock cliffs on the [...]

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New Art in Stock at the Marina “Gallery by the Sea”

We have just installed new art in the marina “Gallery by the Sea”.   I have listed a few of my favourites on this blog post.   Please drop down and view them in person. The gold leaf [...]

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Annette Inlet Anchorage Gulf Islands

Annette Inlet.  Annette Inlets is a little wider than Glenthorne Passage, with few houses and a good sandy beach at the head.  As you approach, note the charted rock that dries at 0.9 meters, off [...]

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Prevost Island Anchorage Gulf Islands

Prevost Island is a favourite of many.  Annette Inlet and Glenthorne Passage, on the northwest end, are particularly attractive.  The bays indenting from the southeast also look inviting, but [...]

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North Cove Thetis Island Anchorage

North Cove.  North Cove indents the north end of Thetis Island and is a good anchorage, although it is open to northwesterly winds.   A substantial rock breakwater protects a price float and [...]

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Happy Chinese New Year 2021

Happy Chinese New Year 2021 “Year of the Ox” – February 12th. from the staff of Victoria International Marina.

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Tenedos Bay Anchorage Desolation Sound

Tenedos Bay.  Tenedos Bay (also called Deep Bay) is a favourite, for a couple of reasons.  First, it’s a good, protected anchorage, with a landlocked basin behind the island off the [...]