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NEWS BLOG
Ask anyone who's done a big adventure and they will always credit the people who helped get them there. We've been uniquely positioned with a collection of boats, instructors and a compulsively helpful shore and dock crew.   It all comes... READ MORE >>
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 >>
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
15.0C, East Winds - 22.5 km/h
Mostlycloudy
POWELL RIVER
16.0C, SSE Winds - 14.5 km/h
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SIDNEY
12.0C, SE Winds - 3.2 km/h
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UPCOMING EVENTS
ESCAPE from LABOUR flotilla
Saturday, Sep. 03, 2016

This 3 day long weekend flotilla runs over the LABOUR DAY long weekend...

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