Archive of posts tagged "boat"

Mountain Equiqment Co-op Big Chop Summer Paddle Series

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s pretty much official that this is my summer of kayaking. This afternoon I’ll be heading out on the ocean once again to paddle through waves with the MEC Big Chop Summer Paddle Series. The Big Chop is a 10 race series happening Thursday evenings this summer, starting out in Vanier Park on the shores […]

Adventuress Kayaking – Girls Island Getaway

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Last week Keira and I were invited over to the Island for a girls getaway adventure in the Parksville and Qualicum region. Our time was action-packed from the minute I arrived at the Departure Bay ferry terminal and we headed up Island toward Nanoose for our afternoon kayaking trip. View Adventuress Kayak Trip in a […]

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival 2009

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Last year John and I were able to fully cover the Dragon Boat Festival, from land and the water. We’ll be out of town this weekend however it’s a fantastic free event for all happening June 20-21st in False Creek that is definitely worth checking out this year. The races are fun to watch, participants […]

Albion Ferry For Sale

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since June 7, 1957 the Albion Ferry has transported passengers for free across the Fraser River and this morning John sent me a link to an ad on Craigslist that appears to be selling off the ferry boats. Photo credit: Stephen Rees on Flickr With the opening of the new Golden Ears Bridge the ferry […]

Sailboating up Indian Arm with Bluewater Adventures

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few months ago Bluewater Adventures came on my radar and I’ve been curious about their eco-tours and Island adventures ever since. Last Friday a small group was put together and we set sail from Deep Cove, to the very tip of Indian Arm in order to get a sense of the Bluewater Adventures experience. […]