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The British Seagull That Wouldn’t Die.

August 20th, 2017 2 comments

  My dear wife Michelle owns the smallest sailboat in Cowichan Bay. I don’t know if this is absolutely true, but at nine and a half feet, her little Davidson fiberglass dingy must be amongst the contenders. She’s named it “Po!”. A short name for a little boat. Every few days or so, you may […]

Elmera Tedora 100 Years Old Today

May 9th, 2014 1 comment

Tedora (Elmera) is back in the water… She came off the cradle at the Maritime Centre with nary a hitch a few days ago. Not bad for a 100 year old girl. Originally named “Elmera” Built in 1914 at Esquimalt B.C. by Donald Robertson. It is a Carvel Construction cedar on oak. Renamed: “Tedora” The […]

Roche Cove Makes Quiet Entrance

November 28th, 2013 1 comment

There’s a new vessel in the harbour at Pier 66 this week. Well…. It’s not exactly a new vessel in the true sense. It’s probably not even new to Cowichan Bay. No, Roche Cove has been around for quite a while, and probably seen about all of this coast at one time or another. She’s […]

Village Rallies Behind George Weeks; Boat Rescue Successful

August 12th, 2013 1 comment

Update: The fund-raiser in benefit of George Weeks will be held August 26th at the Pub. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Pier-66 Store in Cowichan Bay Village. The Fisherboy II which got stuck on a log and foundered last Friday morning in Cowichan Bay, is floating and back at it’s dock […]

Voyage of the Krid – Brian’s boat moves under it’s own power.

June 15th, 2013 2 comments

Last year Brian managed to get hold of an old dilapidated fiberglass boat hull. It really wasn’t much of a “boat” at all. There were cracks here and there, the transom was weak and almost everyone who looked at it suggested it would probably be best to send the thing to the garbage dump. 5 […]

Boats of the Bay – Rosa May

February 9th, 2013 No comments

Name: Rosa May Type: Combination Cod Boat and Salmon Troller.  (Retired) Length: 32 feet (19.75m) Weight: 5.63 tons (11,260 lbs) Hull: Fir and cedar planking over oak frames, fir keel. Owner: Rob Hokanson 2 people like this post. Like Unlike