Her name is Ripple Point ON 171797. She is about 35 feet long and 8 feet wide. She was built in 1939 by Union Boat Works in Vancouver and she is a carvel planked, single engine pleasure boat. We would love to talk to the
The dos and don’ts of marine fire prevention
Fire safety aboard is one of those things that’s easy to assume you’ve got covered. After all, how flammable can something that floats in the water be? It turns out when boats burn, they really burn.
Captain Doug Bell,
With a history spanning over 100 years, the International Six Metre Class (6mR) represents the perfect fusion of performance and elegance. In its heyday, “Sixes” was the most important international racing class, involving the greatest naval architects and the top racers. In 1908 it was chosen as
Lighthouse enthusiast Peter Westaway of Ontario has donated $550,000 toward the restoration of the Sheringham Point Lighthouse, the largest-ever private donation to a lighthouse in Canada. Located on a rocky outcrop in Shirley on Vancouver Island, the Lighthouse was constructed at the entrance to Juan
Invasive mussels have spread to provinces and states throughout North America, but not yet in B.C., and the provincial government has announced new plans to increase inspection hours and the inspection operating season, more than double the number of inspectors, increase public education, expand scientific
Boating is generally not a calorie burning sport, which isn’t really ideal when you consider how good that daily happy hour is, or how good meals taste when they’re taken al fresco barbecued on the grill, or how much fun it is to discover a