Victoria Boat Show 2013Vancouver Island’s premiere in-water boat show, the 2013 Victoria Harbour Boat Show, returns to the pristine waters of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, April 18 – 21, 2013.

Hosted by the British Columbia Yacht Brokers Association, the 23rd Annual Show is the place to get great deals on all your boating needs, just in time for the 2013 boating season.

Whether you’re new to boating or a seasoned sailor, there’s something for everyone at this year’s Show. View hundreds of new and pre-owned boats for sale while exploring Victoria’s landmark Inner Harbour, located in the historic centre of beautiful Victoria. There, visitors can meet with premium yacht brokers from across the Island and beyond to explore a range of models for every budget and boating activity.

Just steps away, you’ll find top-of-the-line products and accessoriesfrom an array of on-land exhibitors, ranging from boat manufacturers to destination representatives. Get expert advice on all your boating needs and leave fully equipped for the 2013 boating season.

LOCATION: Victoria’s Inner Harbour
ADMISSION: One-Day Adult Boarding Pass - $10 | Seniors & Students - $8

ABOUT:
The Victoria Harbour Boat Show is owned by the British Columbia Yacht Brokers Association (BCYBA). Since the association’s inception in 1985, BCYBA has promoted boating across the province, and  aspires to make the process of buying or selling a boat in BC a positive experience for the consumer. In its 23rd year, the Victoria Harbour Boat Show is Victoria's only in-water show.

For more information visit: www.bcyba.com

Victoria Boat Show 2013

The Middens of Galiano Island

By Catherine Dook

We motored our way into Montague Harbour along a twisted channel with our engine muffled by the leaning trees.

“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

“Look,” I pointed to an eagle sitting on the top of a tree overlooking the channel entrance like a sentinel giving permission for us to pass. Dignified, unruffled, his impassioned gaze noted and then dismissed us, as uninteresting and perhaps unworthy. I was tired. We’d pulled up anchor at Portland Island that morning, and the grind of the diesel engine had worn me down.

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Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50By: John Armstrong and Andy Adams
Photos: Cruisers Yachts Inc.

Almost a decade ago, Cruisers Yachts Inc., launched an entire line of express cruisers called “Cantius” (named after company owner KC Stock’s grandfather) that began with the 48Cantius then came the 54, the 60 and now the Cantius 50. In the fall of 2017, we will be at the debut of the 42 Cantius at the Fort Lauderdale International boat show.

These designs have a strong family resemblance withhandsome and distinctive linesand with a design philosophy that you could say, pioneered the new version of the express cruiser. 

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