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THE BENEFITS OF BOATING IN B.C.

ALL ABOARD by Janey Hofmeyr

 There are many benefits to boating, especially in B.C., here are just a few !

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TRIBUTE to JANNINE MacDONALD

Team member for 17 years

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our colleague Jannine MacDonald in July. 

Jannine was ...

Anchoring in the Gulf Islands

by Shawn Francis

In the summertime, my favourite anchorage is anywhere I can find some swinging room and something bordering on peace and ...

Whales and Wildlife in our Waters

by David Rankin CPYB

One of the very best things about cruising our pacific coastal waters, is the opportunity to see a whole host ...

Marine RADAR Etiquette

Wise words by Shawn Francis

Marine radar was developed over 60 years ago and has become a ubiquitous piece of navigation equipment on all sizes ...

Weather patterns in the Salish Sea

Weather wisdom from Bruce White

The Salish Sea is a combination of three bodies of water on the west coast of British Columbia  —  the ...

Always have a great day on the water

Wisdom from a Boat Broker

Nothing ruins a nice day on the water like a mechanical or electrical breakdown.   While it’s true that there ...

View of the Bay

Addictive Distractions

Wisdom from Brian Kell CPYB

One summer, travelling at the outrageous speed of 8 knots, I kissed two logs.  No physical damage was done to ...

Three Points to Avoid Disappointment

Wednesday's Wisdom from a Yacht Broker - Shawn Francis

If you want to sell your boat, I recommend you strongly consider the following three points to avoid disappointment:

 

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Step one in mooring a boat

The RC Mooring Method

by Dave Worland CPYB

I know this is basic stuff here, and I certainly recognize that there are several correct ways to tie a ...

The British Columbia Yacht Brokers Association

by David Worland CPYB

The BCYBA encourages all who practice yacht brokerage to join the association.  Among other benefits, BCYBA members get training and ...

How to catch prawns !

Tips from Bruce White

Prawns are members of the Decapods Crustacean family thus they are a shellfish, live independently and are bottom feeders. Prawns ...

Wooden Boats in the Bay

My Love of Wood Boats

by Bruce White CPYB

Wood is reliable and predictable.  It has been used in marine construction for thousands of years.  Basic hull construction still ...

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