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...
February 12, 2016
The Deep Cove Yacht Club has an open invitation to all sailboat owners to come out and join their race!The Deep Cove Yacht Club is located on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island, opposite the Chrome Point Lighthouse at the end of Baynes Sound, and Hornby Islands. The club was formed in 1997 with the idea that club racing should be fun, inexpensive and available to everyone.DBYC sail races are open to all sailors - members and non-members.Entry...
February 02, 2016
Congratulations to M&P Mercury Sales of B.C. for making Sea Ray’s list of Top Five List of Independent Dealers in North America!
2015 was another successful year for Sea Ray – one that included the introduction of several new boats, including the new L590, 400 Sundancer, 400 Fly, and the announcement of a new, revitalized Sea Ray Owners Club.
Tim Schiek, President of Sea Ray Group, says that their success is owed to their...