Raymond & Sonja

Our cadre of marine professionals continues to grow as we welcome our newest members to the team. Fresh off the plane are Raymond and Sonya, latest imports from the Taiwan boating scene. Back in 2012, Raymond and Sonja met while both working for Hudson Yacht & Marine in Xiamen, China. At the time, Sonja was […]

Welcome Tracy Sarich

NW Yacht Group and Cooper Boating welcomes Tracy Sarich to lead our training programs in Canada.

Stella Luna finds her new home

A 5,800nm adventure that began decades ago Our relationship with James begun around 2002. While on a five day course out of Powell River, I reached out to his original instructor. As all great students do, James left a strong impression with his instructor. I’ll do my best to share the highlights here – vivid memories […]

Exciting News! Cooper Boating Merger with NW Explorations

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As the pandemic set in, Colin Jackson started speaking with Ross Tennant of NW Explorations about how each company intended to deal with the issues that we would undoubtedly be facing. As we compared ideas on how to become more effective, it became apparent to us that, in many ways, our businesses complemented each other. […]


Not the best time to meet new people If you have been travelling and returned to our region in the past two weeks, we would ask you not attend classes or any activities through our club at this time. All penalties tied to moving to a later date are waived in this critical time. We […]

Boat Snow?

The Vancouver International Boat Show at our Granville Island docks and there’s all this crazy white stuff on the boats and docks.