The Garden Bay Hotel, Marina & Pub, in Pender Harbour, recently shut down. Repeated phone calls have gone unanswered and the future of the property is uncertain. We will update this page with more information as it becomes available.
Last year, the Garden Bay Hotel, Pub and Marina was sold. The old docks have been cleaned up and the pub’s food is still good. Dining out on the deck overlooking the harbor on a sunny day is a part of its allure.
Fisherman’s Resort and Marina was sold to a new owner from Vancouver and continues to operate as it ... Details
The friendly new owners have been working hard to improve the facility. The store and resort upland facilities have been updated and painted. The general store is much improved with produce, frozen meats, dairy products, dried and canned goods, fishing tackle and a few boating items. The marina does not offer guest moo... Details
Backeddy Resort built two new cabins over the winter. These cabins are now available for rental. Repairs are underway on the main dock and the finger piers are being replaced. The resort is getting a fresh paint job. A new bakery chef was added to the kitchen staff – look for additional desserts and bakery items.... Details
Waggoner correspondent Deane Hislop reports that Oydis and Deane Nickle, daughter and son-in-law of Union Steamship Marina owners Rondy and Dorothy Dike have relocated to Bowen Island to manage the marina, and are now operating Doc Morgan’s Restaurant as well. The Hislops enjoyed a wonderful dinner overlooking the ma... Details
From the last week in June through the first week in September, a courtesy shuttle is running four times a day from Westview Marina to the town’s mall. The schedule is posted at the head of the gangway and in the harbour master’s office. Safeway, Save-On Foods and Quality Foods also offer grocery delivery to boats.... Details
This summer, boaters visiting Vancouver’s False Creek can pump out holding tanks free of charge at two city-owned marinas on the waterway. The service is offered as part of a city campaign to reduce high E. coli bacteria levels in the creek and English Bay. Pump-out stations at Burrard Civic Marina, under the Burrard... Details
Beach Gardens, in Powell River, is offering an excellent moorage special through September 15th. If you pay for two nights of moorage, you get a third night free, as well as a $50 credit for a meal at the Savoury Bight restaurant. Also included is a free shuttle into town (perfect for shopping) and use of the swimming ... Details
Gibsons Marina now has very limited transient moorage. Call in advance for availability. Transient boats may have a better chance of finding moorage at the Gibsons Harbour Authority Docks, but transient space there is also limited since many of the guest docks have been made smaller. A new commercial float has been pla... Details
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Union Steamship Co. Marina is one of the premier marina destinations in the Northwest. Located on Bowen Island, just north of Vancouver, it is close yet a world away.
This quaint resort dates back to the turn of the last century when it was used as a com... Details
Eric Eberhard sent the following message:
I want to strongly recommend that you visit Koleszar Marine & Power Equipment the next time you are in Powell River and include them in your next issue of the Waggoner Guide.
Our tender uses a Honda 20. The motor quit in Jervis Inlet about midway between Egmont and the H... Details