Category Archives: General

Guide to Green Boating

The following link leads you to Georgia Strait Alliance’s website where you can download a PDF copy of their Guide to Green Boating. Two ways to help the environment are keeping your engine tuned, and cleaning the hull to reduce … Continue reading

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Navigating Locks While Boating

This past week I was teaching a Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) course in Castlegar. This is a Transport Canada Accredited course for commercial operators. I was instructing on a 22′ jet boat on the Columbia River outside of town. … Continue reading

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Time By Ship’s Bell

In the days before clocks became a common item on board, a vessel would carry a chronometer. It was the duty of one person to strike the ship’s bell to indicate the time and the changes of the watch. 8 … Continue reading

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Fishing and Boating

Fishing and Boating are sports that be enjoyed together. Consider the type of boat that will meet your needs if you are going to be fishing from your vessel.Fishermen also need gear and equipment. A rod and reel may be … Continue reading

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Galley Tips & Recipes

How to outfit a galley, provision, and prepare meals on two burners is a new page just added to our Web site. Visit http://www.cruising.bc.ca/Galley.html

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