NEWS BLOG
you don't see this every day - but here's a new 44' power cat hanging off the ship on her arrival to BC ~the AQUILA 44 makes her westcoast debut at the VICTORIA BOAT SHOW this week & you can also come see her at our OPEN HOUSE at GRANVILLE... READ MORE >>
our open house last month was such a success, we’re having another one!IF you missed the last one, join us for our season-opening festivities coming up MAY 9th 11-5 PM at cooper boating, granville island (1832 mast tower rd, vancouver)!boats will... READ MORE >>
join us at the VICTORIA BOAT SHOW! if you haven’t booked a charter or course for 2015 yet, come see us for some fantastic DEALS and PROMOTIONS ~we also have a few surprises up our sleeves~ contact DAWN (dawn@cooperboating.com) for details   READ MORE >>
Only two sleeps until the GRANVILLE ISLAND OPEN HOUSE ~ the schedule has been set for some riveting seminars  ~ go offshore in the comfort of the classroom ~ relive the 2014 VIC MAUI race at 11am ~ ~ get tied in knots as you attend Kit’s... READ MORE >>
BOATING TIPS AND TRICKS
~ 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 >>
~ some of us are self admitted wimps ~put another way, we do not ALWAYS want to layer up & face the elements ~cruising off season need not be uncomfortable ~ turn on the furnace, open a door & let the gazebo-like canvas structures allow... READ MORE >>
the tale of HMS FRIDAY, commissioned to dispell the fear of setting sail on a FRIDAY ~ only to confirm the fear... is an urban myth -you'll see from wikipedia, that the story is really one of those legendary hoaxes, but sailors are a superstitious... READ MORE >>
do you know about FUEL RETURNS? this story of the most expensive cinnamon buns on the planet will certainly help you remember - lessons can be expensive - these are on someone else's dimeONCE upon a time, in a marina far, far away (powell river),... READ MORE >>

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VANCOUVER
14.0C, NW Winds - 6.4 km/h
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POWELL RIVER
13.0C, SSW Winds - 6.4 km/h
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UPCOMING EVENTS
EVENING social SAIL apr 28
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015

take advantage of the longer daylight hours and have a great time sailing...

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