We’re at the Vancouver International Boat Show

Planning on attending the 2017 Vancouver International Boat Show?  If so, check out our booth (#65) on the concourse! … [Read more...]

Mercury / Mariner Gearcase Housing Lower Unit: 1671-9760

This was removed from a 60hp Mariner 20" shaft.  Fits 45hp, 50hp, 55hp, 60hp.  Was fully functioning when removed. Asking $395.00 (CAD). … [Read more...]

Navigation Safety – Temporary change of navigation lights at Marpole Rail Bridge

September 14, 2016 As a result of the damage that was sustained by the centre span of the Marpole Rail Bridge earlier this year, the need for additional Aids to Navigation for reference when traveling upstream was identified by the commercial marine community. In conjunction with the Council of Marine Carriers, the Port of Vancouver, CPR and Coast Guard, Transport Canada has determined a temporary lighting scheme for the bridge that will be installed and implemented at the end of this … [Read more...]

We’re at the Vancouver Boat Show!

If you are planning on coming to the 2016 Vancouver International Boat Show, please stop by booth #65 and say hello! We'd be happy to discuss your moorage needs! … [Read more...]

Safe Boating in Deep Sea Shipping Navigation Areas

For the original PPA (Pacific Pilotage Authority) Document Click Here Large ships do not have brakes and can take up to 2 nautical miles to come to a stop.  It is also difficult for a large ship to get out of the way of a small boat. There is a greater chance of large ships such as tankers and container vessels interacting with small boats and fishing vessels near pilot boarding stations, anchorages, deep sea traffic lanes and off berths within harbours.  Large ships do not have brakes and can … [Read more...]

Dry Stack vs. Wet Covered Moorage

Choosing the right moorage option for you can be tricky, especially for new boaters or for those seeking moorage in an area that’s new to them. This article will give you the basic pros and cons of dry stack versus covered marina moorage, and help you determine an option that best accommodates what you love to do on the water. There are a few facilities that offer dry moorage in the Greater Vancouver area. The dry stack moorage process involves removing your boat from the marina via forklift … [Read more...]

We’re Eco-Rated!

It's official, Vancouver Marina is now an Eco-Rated Marina with Three-Anchors!  Check out the news release from the Georgia Strait Alliance: Four more BC marinas flying the Clean Marine BC flag for environmental best practices Posted on June 10, 2015 British Columbia marinas have a reason to celebrate this National Marina Day. Four more marinas have achieved certification under Georgia Strait Alliance’s (GSA) Clean Marine BC (CMBC) program for their environmental best practices: … [Read more...]

Marina Day & Swap Meet: June 13, 2015

National Marina Day is almost here! June 13th is National Marina Day and we will be celebrating right here at Vancouver Marina! Bring your friends and family and come check out everything we have in store! *Free* Recreational Vessel Courtesy Checks provided by your local Power Squadron! Free Fire Hydrant Checks! Live Music provided by Cassandra Bangel! Check out her facebook page here.  Burgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers for sale by Vera's Meat A Boating Swap/Meet with … [Read more...]