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10 Things you can do to celebrate Canada Day & July 4th

10 Things you can do to celebrate Canada Day & July 4th

1. Sidney Dinner en Rouge, June 29th                                                                           ‘Sidney Days’ kicks off on June 29th, starting with Dinner en Rouge on the waterfront. 2. Butchart Gardens Fireworks, June 30th Butchart Gardens kicks off their summer fireworks with fireworks at 10:15pm. 3. Sidney Fireworks, June 30th Performances on…

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November Culinary Cruise

November Culinary Cruise

With the weather getting colder and the days shorter, November doesn’t always seem like the time to go cruising. Fall cruising is definetaly different than summer cruising, but regardless of the season their are aways options for boating trips! November offers a great little excuse to go boating. Your friends may be ingulfed in Christmas craft fairs, so why not make them jealous and do something out of the ordinary and go on a food and wine tour? Taste &…

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Boating Canada Day Long Weekend

Boating Canada Day Long Weekend

Boating plans for the Canada Day long weekend? The summer weather on the west coast has finally arrived, our proper summer cruising season is here! Looking around the local waters there’s some great boating destinations to celebrate the long weekend, and further extend your weekend to celebrate Independence Day. Here’s some options I found to help you pick your celebration destination of choice, such a hard life us boaters have: June 30th Sidney BC Fireworks ‘Sidney Days’ kicks off on…

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A Wistful Weekend in Winter Cove

A Wistful Weekend in Winter Cove

Winter Cove on Saturna Island is one of my favourite anchorages in the Gulf Islands. It offers beautiful views, a walking trail in the marine park and it’s only a short dinghy ride to the public dock in Lyall Harbour. Saturna Island can sometimes feel a little more out of the way than other Gulf Islands for a weekend destination, but depending on your home port, it can be a shorter trip than going to Salt Spring Island. As you approach…

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Easter Weekend – Cruise to a Prawn Dinner

Easter Weekend – Cruise to a Prawn Dinner

Easter is just around the corner and it’s time to start making your long weekend cruising plans. Not sure what to do yet, …well, why not sail to Saturna Island for a prawn dinner and dance! On Saturday April 15th, the Saturna Lions Club’s annual Prawn Festival takes place at the Saturna Recreation Centre. Anchor in Lyall Harbour or somewhere close and take your dinghy to the public docks by the BC Ferries docks for 20 minute walk to the recreation centre….

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