Those little blue boats that transport you from the Aquatic Centre near Sunset Beach to the Maritime Museum or Granville Island are celebrating their 30th anniversary this week. False Creek Ferries started out in 1982 with only two boats and two destinations. Now, they have ten vessels and half a dozen routes. Photo credit: Judy [...]
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Kayak for a Cure 2011 is taking place this Sunday, August 28th starting out from Jericho Beach. Participants have been collecting pledges and sponsorships over the last few months and in exchange they get to support a great cause and enjoy time out on the water. Since it began in 2006, Kayak for a Cure [...]
The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com After a morning filled with perfect weather and surfing (post coming soon), we had just enough time for a quick change at our hotel and then head out for an afternoon in a zodiac for a tour of the Broken Group [...]
This Friday No More Strangers, BeatRoute Magazine and Winniecooper.net will be hosting a boat cruise party around Vancouver on the Abitibi and they have kindly invited a Miss604.com reader to join them. This isn’t your regular dinner and dancing boat cruise however, it has a jam-packed lineup of local dance acts as well as live [...]
During my stay at Tulalip Resort my group was shuttled over to the Port of Everett where we boarded the Hat Island Ferry for a tour around Tulalip Bay. View Larger Map When you’re driving down the I-5 toward Seattle, the Port of Everett would be on your left. It looks rather industrial and is [...]
Yesterday I began a new Readers’ Choice series where I answer questions that my readers or Twitter contacts have about local history. Continuing on today I’ll tackle another question: TylerIngram: @Miss604 What about the old ferry that used to go from vancouver to dunderave (West Van)? 1920s, West Vancouver Ferry crossing the Burrard Inlet, Archives [...]
The Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival take to the waters in False Creek for its 22nd year next week. A video from our 2008 coverage Attracting over 100,000 people and 180 dragon boat teams, it’s a highlight of the season that kick-starts summer for many. While the races take place in the water, up on dry [...]