Archive of posts tagged "boat"

New Water Bike Rentals in Vancouver


Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 — 11:16am PDT
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There are many ways to paddle around Vancouver and now there’s a new way to pedal! BC Water Bikes is now renting Hydrobike Explorers from Vanier Park, with hourly rentals or guided tour packages. Water Bike Rentals in Vancouver Photo Credit: Sombilon Studios Nightly Sunset Tours are available now for $65 for 90 to 120 […]

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise


Monday, September 19th, 2016 — 10:19am PDT
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Whenever we have family or friends visiting us in Vancouver I always try to do two things: Get them up a mountain and then get them out on the water. From both vantage points they can immediately scope out the landscape, get their bearings, and get a unique introduction to the city. These were the […]

Richmond Maritime Festival


Thursday, August 4th, 2016 — 10:20am PDT
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The 13th annual Richmond Maritime Festival is serving up a salty stew of music, artists and wooden boats this weekend. The free, family festival, presented by Port of Vancouver, attracts more than 40,000 visitors to the Britannia Shipyards on the Steveston waterfront each summer. Richmond Maritime Festival Dates: Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August 7th […]

Paddling Through Prince George History


Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 — 9:10am PDT
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Last year was my summer of kayaking, this year it’s canoeing. I’ve been out twice in a canoe in the last few weeks, spending Memorial Day on Iowa’s Maquoketa River (a Mississippi tributary) and a few weeks ago I paddled down the Nechako River (a Fraser River tributary) near Prince George. My time in Prince […]

Mitlenatch Island Nature Provincial Park


Monday, May 16th, 2016 — 10:42am PDT
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In one day on the upper Sunshine Coast I had an awesome breakfast, learned how to play the violin, strolled along the beach, interviewed some fascinating locals for a FestivalSeekers article, drove up to Lund, hopped in a zodiac, ripped past Desolation Sound and landed on an island referred to as the “Galapagos of the […]