Strait of Georgia

For boaters, the Strait of Georgia is not to be trifled with. Pleasure craft cross the 15- to 20-mile-wide strait all the time, but locals know better than to go out when the wind is blowing. Try not to overlook Jedediah Island and Lasqueti Island on your way across. Several fine marinas dot the Vancouver Island side of the strait from Schooner Cove up to Campbell River. The Sunshine Coast lines the mainland side of the strait. leading north into Desolation Sound.

Top Destinations

Strait of Georgia

Schooner Cove • French Creek • Denman Island • Hornby Island • Comox • Lasqueti Island • False Bay • Squitty Bay • Texada Island

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Paradise on Jedediah Island – Strait of Georgia

Paradise on Jedediah Island – Strait of Georgia

Jedediah Island, located between Texada and Lasquetti Islands, is one of the most beautiful and enchanting places to visit. In mid-September we found ourselves alone in Deep Bay at the northwest end of the island with a dozen stern-tie installations from which to...

New Boaters Have Discovered the Pacific Northwest

New Boaters Have Discovered the Pacific Northwest

During the last couple of years, we have noticed a marked increase in the number of boaters cruising the Pacific Northwest, including new boaters who are experiencing the area for the first time. These new boaters include not only locals but those who live...

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