Apr 11, 2017

Mill Bay DocksNew and exciting are two terms that have become synonymous with the Mill Bay Marina. Going into its 5th year of operation the Mill Bay Marina has become a regular stop for many boaters. The Mill Bay Marine Group’s efforts to innovate and add to the spot’s energy are what keeps people coming back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KayaksThis year at Mill Bay , Blue Dog Kayaking has expanded its offerings to include: Paddle Canada courses, Gulf Island tours, full moon tours, paddle board instruction and much more. Yoga on the dock, will be back with a new schedule being released in May and Bridgemans Bistro’s new Spring Menu will be sure to please.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DinghiesThe marina has recently completed its third annual Fishing Derby, the ‘Saaninch Inlet Salmon Challenge.’ The event was sold out, and 150 anglers converged on their docks to enjoy BBQ and warp up party. The event supports the Pacific Salmon Foundation and local Salmon enhancement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mill Bay MarinaBridemans Bistro will be hosting some live music on their patio that overlooks the marina.The ‘Stragglers’ have dates booked for April 9th, 23rd, and 30th already. Keep an eye on their social media pages for updates. The marina will host a number of rendezvous’ this summer and will be brining back their famous ‘Docktails’ catered by Bridgemans and served on the dock.

Mill Bay Marina is located in the Saanich Inlet, and is great for re-provisioning. The marina offers diesel, gas, sani-pumpout and the Mill Bay centre, is a short stroll away with groceries, shopping and more.

http://www.millbaymarina.ca/

 

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By Catherine Dook

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“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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