Sidney Lighted Ships Parade

The annual Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade starts at 5 p.m. Sunday, December 3 and runs through the centre of town along Beacon Avenue.

Lighted Ships Sail Past to follow.
Boats will be tied up at Port Sidney Main dock and will be lit at dusk on Sunday, December 3.
If weather becomes dangerous boats will stay at Port Sidney tied up but will be available for viewing.

For full details see here.

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CPS Boating Course

Do you want a boating project for the new year?  Register for the CPS Boating Course.  Saanich Peninsula Power & Sail Squadron had their course starting on January 8, 2013.

If you are not in the Saanich Peninsula area, you may check on the National Course Calendar for a course location near you.

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Using Tide and Current Tables

I have published two articles on Street Articles:

Tides When Navigating In Coastal Waters

Tidal Currents When Navigating Coastal Waters

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Shop Online – Cash Back Rebate

One place to check online when making purchases for boat gear or gifts is Great Canadian Rebates.

Disclosure:  The links are our referral links and we will receive a Referral Bonus as outlined below.

There are many of your favorite merchants to choose from. is extremely easy to use. To get started, register, shop as you currently do and your rebates will be automatically credited to your Cash Back Rebate account.

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Sidney BC Lighted Ships Parade

The Annual Sidney Celebrations Society “Sidney Sparkles” Santa Parade and Parade of Lighted Ships will take place on November 24, 2012.

For more information visit Peninsula Celebrations.


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