Sailing Resources

Whether you are day-sailing, cruising or racing, the following links provide what you need to plan and sail BC's West Coast . . .


Prepared on a Personal Level

Navigation Charts

Wind and Weather Forecasts

Vancouver, Hornby Island, Desolation Sound and destinations North & West

West Vancouver, Bowen & Gambier Islands, Squamish

English Bay, Vancouver 

Southern Straits of Georgia- South and West of Vancouver 

Tides & Currents

BC Sailing Directions

Notice to Mariners

  • Current Monthly Editions  provide you with the necessary information to update all of your charts and nautical publications. It will advise you of our new CCG initiatives, services and important announcements concerning our maritime community

List of Lights and Buoys Pacific Coast

Coast Guard Search and Rescue- Pacific Northwest

  • Toll free (within region) 1-800-567-5111
  • Phone 1-250-413-8933
  • Cellular #727

Care for Creatures that Share our Oceans

Webcams

 

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