Yearly Archives: 2012

Boat Safety Reminder

The first long weekend of the season, May 19-21, 2012 is a popular time for boaters to be on lake or ocean water.  Ensure your boat has the required safety gear before heading out on the water. Here is a … Continue reading

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Where Is Sidney BC And How Do I Get There?

Where is Sidney, B.C.? Sidney is located on Vancouver Island approximately 45 minutes north of Victoria which is the capital city of B.C.  How do I arrive at Sidney, B.C.? The Victoria International Airport as well as the BC Ferry … Continue reading

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One week Cruise Itinerary from Sidney BC

First day – the quaint settlement of Fulford Harbour on Saltspring Island or anchor at Portland Island. Second day – Bedwell Harbour on South Pender Island.  If you are lucky the Dall Porpoises

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First Mate E-Book

An important position on a boat is the First Mate.  A few of the tips you will learn in First Mate 101 are: This book is so much more than how to be a First Mate: Claim your place on … Continue reading

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VHF Radio Operator Course

Many clients have been obtaining their VHF Operator’s Certificate. One question often asked is “When is a VHF Operator’s Certificate required?” Here is the answer: Anyone operating a fixed or portable marine radio aboard a boat is required by law … Continue reading

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