July 22, 2014
This year’s Catalina Rendezvous was held July 11-13th and had a great turn out at Telegraph Harbour Marina on Thetis Island. The event hosted many Catalina owners and entertained with giveaways, tech talks, games and camaraderie.
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July 21, 2014
The Mosquito Creek Boat show is being held on September 18 - 21st 2014. The boat show is tailor made for buyers as it hosts new and previously owned power and sailing yachts, new marine electronics and accessories as well as insurance specialists to meet your boating insurance needs.
Last year’s event earned the boat show the title of Western Canada’s largest floating boat show with over 165 boats displayed with 2,500 feet of...
July 14, 2014
BCIT is now allowing registration for the Marine Mechanical Technician Apprenticeship Program. The program begins January 2015 and is for those looking to learn to install, repair and maintain engines, drive drains and other mechanical, electrical and fluid systems used in recreational marine industry.
The program was developed thanks to the efforts of Boating BC Director, Glenn Spartz, and support from Boating BC. Click here...
June 27, 2014
John T Peterson, President of Marlow-Hunter LLC, started this year’s summer rendezvous with a statement honouring Specialty Yachts, “We congratulate our long time dealer consistently in the Top 10 in sales and customer service on being in business for 50 years.” Peterson went on to mention that there isn’t a better way to kick off the season than to be at the Specialty Yachts Rendezvous for the 35th consecutive year...
June 26, 2014
On June 8th 2014 the Milltown Marina celebrated opening their recreational marina located on Richmond Island.
Musqueam Capital Corporation and Bastion Development created the Milltown Marina through a limited partnership. The Marina is a full service facility which includes 220 water slips for boats up to 80 feet, and a drystack moorage facility for 200 boats up to 28 feet.
The Marina also includes a repair facility, marine and...
May 15, 2014
On August 9th, 2014, the annual National Bank Easter Seals Charity Regatta will be taking place. The event will be taking place at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and registration for boat sponsors and skippers is now open.
The regatta is an annual fundraiser, with the proceeds raised going towards operating and renovating the Easter Seals House in Vancouver. The Easter Seals House is "a home-away-from-home for children and their families...