Category: Boating and Sailing

Overlooking Sooke Basin 0

Marina and Moorage in Sooke BC

There are a number of small marinas in Sooke with annual and seasonal rates.   Photos of this marina is near the Best Western Resort Hotel on the West Coast Road just a few minutes north of Sooke.   The marina has reasonable moorage rates compared to other city locations and is idea for small boats.   Locating a fishing boat in Sooke provides you with quick access to one of the best fishing destinations for Salmon and Halibut that is close to Victoria.    All the marinas are protected by Whiffin Spit from the strong winds and currents of...

Cancun Beachfront Condo 0

Federico Barton Joins Mx.Jiggies with Dreamy Vacation Homes……

Cancun Beachfront Living Federico Barton has joined Mx.Jiggies.com Vacation Properties covering various beachfront dream locations in Quintana Roo.   Federico owns  a real estate company that is dedicated exclusively to promote sales and rentals of the best real estate developments and exclusive private properties in Cancun, Quintana Roo Mexico.    Listings for Quintana Roo Real Estate

Oak Bay Victoria 0

Exclusive Waterfront Estate on Beach Drive Victoria

This is an amazing waterfront property located in Oak Bay Victoria.    This 6 Bedroom and 5 bath mansion is located 1069 Beach Drive,  Victoria BC.   Over 2.92 acres of waterfront beautifully adorned with stunning gardens, created by the family who founded Victoria’s own Butchart Gardens. This magnificent 8,970 square foot stone manor offers spectacular ocean views throughout the principal rooms and master suite. With timeless stone walls and elegant gates, you can be assured the utmost privacy. Walk over 277 feet of waterfront with breathtaking views of San Juan Island and Mt. Baker.

San Pancho Beach 0

Snowbirds heading to the Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit is a nearly 200-mile stretch of pacific coastline between Port of San Blas to Nuevo Vallarta in the Mexican state of Nayarit.  The tip of paradise is comprised of popular smaller towns namely Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Litibu, Punta Mita, Sayulita and San Pancho.  For those looking for a relaxed lifestyle in paradise purchasing property in the Riviera Nayarit and living abroad is easy.  Part-time of full-time foreigners can retire, invest and live well because first and foremost its affordable cost of living, vibrant economy and the quality of life.  The Riviera...

Tofino BC's Surf Town 0

Tofino is the Best Surfing Town on Vancouver Island

If you want to surf Canadian-style Tofino has exceptional surfing.  The waves roll in along miles of sandy beaches approximately 35km’s of surf-able beach break.  Surfing is a year-round water sport in Tofino with a fairly constant temperature of 10°C/50°F.  In October, Tofino welcomes the best women in surf to the annual Queen of the Peak surf contest, this is a week’s worth of entertainment activities to watch and experience.  The most popular surfing beaches are Chesterman Beach, Cox Bay, and Long Beach Tofino’s most famous beach. Paddle boarding has become another popular water sport in Tofino.  Not...

Nanaimo Harbor Anchorage and Coast Mountains 0

Nanaimo, a classic west coast community

If you come by ferry from the mainland you’ll experience the most breathtaking scenery.  Nanaimo is British Columbia’s 3rd oldest city that is famous for its many landscapes.  Surrounded by beautiful wilderness and offering an array of recreational opportunities.  Nanaimo has more than 2 dozen parks and is made of up 18 neighborhoods. Residents and tourists are attracted to the area by its affordable housing, spectacular ocean views and vibrant walk-able downtown core.  Enjoy a myriad of dining experiences, arts and cultural events, and everything a shopper could wish for.  Nanaimo’s boasts Vancouver Island’s biggest mall. Nanaimo is...

Pender Islands 0

Living in the Gulf Islands

Gulf Island living is everything you imagined. Pender Island for example is a beautiful place in which to live.  Bays, coves, and rocky beachfronts offer plenty of access to the water along Pender Island’s shoreline.  Enjoy the wilderness, pristine beaches and lush green forests.  Sit back and watch enchanting wildlife as eagles soar overhead, deer roam freely, and observe seasonal orca whales. The outdoor recreation opportunities on Pender Island are endless. Enjoy hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, cruising, sailing, fishing, golfing swimming and much more.  One thing is for certain; the friendly people on Pender Island enjoy their surroundings...

Pender Island Marina 0

Pender Island Marinas

There are four marina’s on Pender Island and costs are a fraction compared to Victoria.   If you own property on the island you’ll receive an additional local moorage price.   The marina’s are also setup with boat launch but no repair facilities at the marinas. On North Pender Island you’ll have the main marina at Otter Bay near the ferry terminal.   You can contact the harbor manager at 250-629-3579.   On the opposite side of the island is Port Browning Marina Resort with ample moorage and a fantastic restaurant where I have personally visited 50+ occasions……the fish and chips are...

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Jet Skiing on Okanagan Lake Near Peachland

Ride a jet ski and cruise the waves on Okanagan Lake.  This amazing lake is 65 miles long stretching north and south from Kelowna.  Enjoy beautiful surroundings, the Okanagan sunshine and the bounty of waterways.  There are numerous bays and coves and plenty of shoreline to explore all along the lake.  It’s a blast flying through the open waters ripping up the waves in search for more.  Try your hand at doing some crazy tricks, stand up when going through rougher water, you’ll ride longer on a tank of fuel.  The lake in Peachland is where we would...

Sailing Lifestyle 0

Explore BC’s Southern Gulf Islands

Located in the Strait of Georgia, between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia, Canada.  They’re tranquil and they rise in a multitude of shapes and sizes, providing haven for the fisherman, yachtsman, and offer inspiration and ideas to artists and writers.  Each have their own unique character and scenic landscapes, and are generally known to have friendly residents and multitude of things to do while visiting.  Island hopping is an activity enjoyed most in the warm months.  It is as simple as it sounds; board one ferry after the next as they sail from island to...