Archive of posts tagged "boat"

Vancouver International Boat Show

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The 54th annual Vancouver International Boat Show cruises into BC Place and around Granville Island this month with demos, activities, rides, skills training, and more. Vancouver International Boat Show Western Canada’s largest consumer boating event will have hands-on skills training at Granville Island, in-water boat displays and free boat rides. Take the free water shuttle […]

SS Sicamous in Penticton

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The mission of my trip to the Okanagan in early October was to taste, sip, and experience a bounty from the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society and its members but along the way I discovered a few more points of interest worth exploring the next time you’re in the area. One of said attractions is the […]

Vancouver Sunset Sailboat Cruise with Simplicity Sailing Charters

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. Our cruise was compliments of Simplicity Sailing Charters. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

We walked down to Coal Harbour from our place in the West End on a simmering, sunny afternoon and reached Harbour Green Park just as the Blue Heron pulled up to the dock. Cody from Simplicity Sailing Charters had reached out to me about coming for a sunset sail and I couldn’t possibly turn down […]

Red Bull Around the Strait in Vancouver

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Red Bull is known for bringing its out of this world adventures and feats to all corners of the globe and they’ll be hosting another exciting event in Vancouver this weekend. Red Bull Around the Strait will take place on Saturday at Jericho Beach. What: Red Bull Around the Strait (Competitive Sailing Race) Where: Jericho […]

False Creek Ferries 30th Anniversary

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Those little blue boats that transport you from the Aquatic Centre near Sunset Beach to the Maritime Museum or Granville Island are celebrating their 30th anniversary this week. False Creek Ferries started out in 1982 with only two boats and two destinations. Now, they have ten vessels and half a dozen routes. Photo credit: Judy […]

Kayak for a Cure 2011

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Kayak for a Cure 2011 is taking place this Sunday, August 28th starting out from Jericho Beach. Participants have been collecting pledges and sponsorships over the last few months and in exchange they get to support a great cause and enjoy time out on the water. Since it began in 2006, Kayak for a Cure […]