NEWS BLOG
flotillas are fantastic opportunities to cruise in company with other boats   ~ travelling with a group gives you the comfort of safety in numbers, & a platform to meet people with similar nautical interests ~   the generally relaxed... READ MORE >>
As a member of the office staff here at Cooper Boating, I decided it was high time I learned how to sail.I managed to get myself into a Crew Course, and it was a blast! Very patient and knowledgeable instructors, plus beautiful weather and a great... READ MORE >>
welcome to SEPTEMBER!~ anyone joining the JIB SET SAILING CLUB this month will get a free course ~sail as much as you like for $149/month and with your $499 initiaion, you get a $399 course voucher good towards ANY course at COOPER ~the JIB SET is... READ MORE >>
~ our charters & private courses can begin any day of the week & finish any day of the week ~ from time to time, those create some unique opportunities with the holes left in between ~additionally, we get people paying to have boats... READ MORE >>
BOATING TIPS AND TRICKS
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 >>
what a CHALLENGE ~ friends who won't head out on the water with you ~it may be possible to convert them ~ a worthy cause for certain, but just in case, you might consider a different strategy ~even WORSE ~ friends who say they will join you on a... READ MORE >>
it’s all about having fun, but ~ alas ~ fun comes in different flavourswe organize some great chances to cruise together inshore & there’s room for ‘newbies’ & old salts aliketrue, any time a couple boats head in the same direction,... READ MORE >>

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VANCOUVER
16.0C, East Winds - 22.5 km/h
Mostlycloudy
POWELL RIVER
17.0C, North Winds - 0.0 km/h
Partlycloudy
SIDNEY
13.0C, ESE Winds - 3.2 km/h
Partlycloudy
UPCOMING EVENTS
SUNDAY SAIL sept 28
Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014

have a great time sailing with the club on SUNDAY SEPT 28 - we will head into...

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