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NEWS BLOG
Our very own Alegria is off on her way to Maui in the 50th year of the VIC MAUI race.  Owner Eberhard Heinzemann and Navigator Tom Wahl are both Cooper instructors who sailed the race in 2014.  The rest of the crew comes from our community here... READ MORE >>
Coming soon to a harbour near you: a really great cruising kitty and one absolute lion!Our F45 is well underway with the interior fully formed.  These are lightweight machines from the mind of legendary designer Ian Farrier.Latest factory update.... READ MORE >>
It all starts today - the VICTORIA FLOATING BOAT SHOW in the inner harbour (which certainly beats the other, non-floating... aka sinking... boat show!)We're down on the Aquila 44 and the Hanse 47 - so we've got monohulls, multihulls and power and... READ MORE >>
More than we asked for!  A band of merry mentorors and mentorees set off yesterday afternoon for a sail to polish those skills and blow off a few cobwebs. Conditions were near perfect... starting off in windier conditions that moderated, there... READ MORE >>
BOATING TIPS AND TRICKS
Most  folks have heard of our world famous Butchart Gardens. Many don't know it is located only a leisurely afternoon sail from our base in Port Sidney!  Sail around the Saanich Peninsula, past some of the most beautiful scenery you might ever... READ MORE >>
1992 VICTORIA-MAUI : 4 BOATS LOSE THEIR RUDDERS US Coast Guard Cutter tows the Swan yacht “Rocket J Squirrel” from the middle of the Pacific back through the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. The cutter proudly carried the yacht’s ‘war... READ MORE >>
GREAT VIDEO ~ need to dock better? ~ give us a ring! READ MORE >>
~ as SHAKESPEARE would have phrased it ~ to OWN or NOT TO OWN, that IS the question ~let's face it, nobody woke up in this morning & said:~ "gee honey, last night, I dreamt of renting a boat" ~there is a dream that circles around OWNING the... READ MORE >>

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VANCOUVER
16.0C, East Winds - 8.0 km/h
Clear
POWELL RIVER
17.0C, WNW Winds - 6.4 km/h
Partlycloudy
SIDNEY
15.0C, North Winds - 0.0 km/h
Clear

UPCOMING EVENTS
CELEBRATION OF LIGHT FIREWORKS
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2016

Enjoy the spectacular view of the CELEBRATION of LIGHTS FIREWORKS from the...

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