Posts Tagged ‘Cowichan Bay maritime Centre’

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 […]

BC Supercargoes’ donates 20k to Maritime Centre

December 2nd, 2013 1 comment

Concerned for safety of artifacts, donation goes to roofing project. An organization you may never have heard of has come forward with a large donation for the Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre. Captain Terry Stuart, who presented the cheque  to incoming Centre President Chris Banner on behalf of The British Columbia Supercargoes’ Association said the move […]

Cowichan Bay Maritime Center Boat Fest – British Seagull Racing!

July 27th, 2013 1 comment

If ever there was an unlikely candidate for powering a boat in a race, it must be the British Seagull outboard motor. In spite of having achieved world renown for being “The Best Outboard Motor for the World” and while those who own them and regularly use them are known for the viciousness of their […]

Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre Boat Festival This Saturday July 27th

July 24th, 2013 No comments

An invitation arrived in my email box the other day, I’ll let it speak for itself: Join us for this year’s Boat Festival!  We have three businesses looking to sponsor teams to participate in the Fast and Furious Boat Building Competition. Contact the office if you are interested!  Prize is 50/50 of entrance fees gathered […]

Lapstrake Boat Building Courses Return to CBWBS

July 12th, 2013 2 comments

Professional shipwright Eric Sandilands is returning to the Cowichan Bay Wooden Boat Society’s wood-room to guide another of his highly successful lapstrake boat building courses. This is great news for those who wanted to take courses last year, but were unable to do so. These workshops provide a very full, challenging and rewarding week of […]

Maritime Center Presentation – Iron Age Boat Building

July 11th, 2013 2 comments

From the Maritime Center Mailing List: Northern European Boats and Boatbuilding in the pre-Viking Iron Age Presented by Dan Dalby Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 7pm 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike

Cowichan Bay Spot Prawn Festival Aped by Group from Victoria.

May 16th, 2013 No comments

Victoria’s First Annual Spot Prawn Festival to take place from 11AM-5PM on May 26th. “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. That phrase has long been an old cliché. Yet it appears ever more fitting when a group of Victoria restaurateurs and business people recently chose to copy a long standing Cowichan Bay Village tradition. […]