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The BCYBA promotes and maintains a high standard of conduct among yacht brokers in British Columbia. The association promotes cooperation and professionalism among members, who are required to follow a code of ethics, providing the public greater confidence in yacht brokers. The BCYBA is a proud supporter of the Certified Professional Yacht Broker program.
Boat Rentals and Tours
Based in Egmont on the Sunshine Coast, we offer entertaining boat tours of iconic Princess Louisa Inlet, “Fun in the Bay” tours of Porpoise Bay and a First Nations culture outing hosted by a Shishalh Ambassador. See, learn and discover fjords, mountains, rainforest and wildlife.
Explore the beautiful scenery on the remote west coast of Vancouver Island, BC aboard the MV Uchuck III, a 136-foot wooden hulled maritime vessel that provides passenger and freight service through historic Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet, and Kyuquot Sound. Wildlife viewing, including killer whales and humpback whales are always a trip highlight.Stops are made along the routes to drop off freight at remote fish farms, logging camps, resorts and maritime villages that rely on the MV Uchuck III as a lifeline.
Boat and Equipment Sales/Service
We recognize that our customers have a variety of needs when it comes to their outdoor lifestyles. That is precisely why we are committed to serving each customer with excellence. From the minute you walk through the door, exceeding your expectations is our top priority. Boat Building and Repairs.
For over 50 years the Oak Bay Marine Group name has been synonymous with quality marine products and services. We are a crew of mariners, craftsmen and boaters who understand the challenges of maintaining a vessel over time and one of the leading boathouse builders in British Columbia.
Kayak Rentals and Tours
Vancouver Island guided orca water sea kayaking tours. Exploring via kayak allows you to connect with your natural surroundings at a very personal level, enriching your entire experience. We have learned the most effective ways to offer exciting wildlife encounters at an acceptable distance from the animals so as not to affect their behaviour. Often, as we remain still and quiet, wildlife will move towards us, affording a closeup encounter that will truly last in your memory for a lifetime.
If you are interested in kayaking Johnstone Strait, the Broughton Archipelago or Blackfish Sound our kayak rental and remote transportation service is tailor made for you. This service offers guests an opportunity to get the maximum out of a limited number of days available to explore the area by using our front loading transport vessel to get you to the paddling destination of your choice.
Resorts & Marinas
Tucked away in a pocket of pristine British Columbia lies April Point Resort & Spa. On the shores of Quadra Island and Gowlland Harbour, our vacation resort is surrounded by the waters of Discovery Passage, set against the backdrop of the majestic Coastal Mountains and incredible ocean views.
Canoe Cove Marina is perfectly located within easy reach are the Gulf Islands, Saanich Inlet and many deep bays where you can find solitude, view whales and dolphins and catch your dinner. Over the decades a community of businesses offering boaters every service imaginable has grown up around Canoe Cove.
Located in the Great Bear Rainforest, Shearwater has all of the amenities that you could hope for in a wilderness environment. We have multiple lodging options, transient moorage, fuel dock, marine repairs with haul out, a bar, restaurant groceries, liquor, hardware, BC Ferry Terminal, boat rentals, and all of the bait, tackle and fishing licenses! Our friendly staff will help you feel at home or help you on your way to your next destination.
Restaurants and Pubs
Enjoy the fresh tastes of the West Coast in a spectacular waterfront setting. The award-winning Marina Restaurant is a local favourite for delicious seafood, regional cuisine and Sunday Brunch. Our Seafood Menu is 100% Certified Ocean Wise.