April 27, 2016
The sixth annual Northwest Paddling Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest. It is a great place for expert paddlers or those just looking to dip their oar in the water for the first time.
During the 2-day event, attendees can demo kayaks and stand up paddleboards, take kayak tours, attend seminars, compete in the “Northwest Paddling Challenge” and check out the latest gear and accessories from more than 60...
April 20, 2016
Yes – you know it! Our HUB International Marine team is looking forward to seeing you this weekend at Burrard Yacht Club’s annual Safety Weekend event!
Join us on Saturday April 23 for the famous BBQ Chicken Lunch from 12:00pm to 1:30pm.
Friday Night Burgers – 4:00pm ‘till late (burgers & dancing)
Saturday BBQ Chicken Lunch - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Olive Oy’ls Regalia – new &...
April 18, 2016
The Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show is hosted by the British Columbia Yacht Association (BCYBA) and has grown to become the largest in-the-water boat show on the west coast.
On average the show features about 200 boats of all sizes along with everything from boat yard services, hardware, equipment, navigation electronics, clothing, and etc.
The show is a great opportunity for yacht brokers to display and sell new and used boats to a wide...
April 15, 2016
If you are planning on operating a boat and considering whether or not you should take a boating course – the answer is yes, you definitely should. This is for the exact same reason why you would take driving lessons before you operate a car, truck, or anything with a motor/engine.
When it comes to operating a power boat, personal watercraft or sailboat, many people make the assumption that it is much easier than operating a car...
March 29, 2016
Practice safe boating procedures by following these safe fueling tips:
Moore your boat securely to prevent spillage
Shut off all engines
Send all guests ashore
Extinguish open flames
Turn off electrical switches, power supplies, and avoid using electrical devices such as portable radios
Close al windows, portholes, hatches and cabin doors
Portable tanks must come ashore before refueling
Verify that you have the correct fuel nozzle and you are...
March 17, 2016
GIN – Gulf Islands to Nanaimo RaceSaturday June 25th, 2016Sunday June 26th, 2016Organized by Blast Performance Sailing Chemainus
Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Gulf Islands Nanaimo (GIN) race. All boat owners that meet the eligibility requirements are invited to register for this exciting 65 nautical mile race commencing in Victoria and ending in Nanaimo B.C.
This race is included in the Vancouver Island Racing Series, and is...