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Just when you thought it was safe to go out on the water……..

Just when you thought it was safe to go out on the water…..Transport Canada has proposed some changes to the SVOP The validity of SVO certifications may be extended to operators of larger vessels (up to 12 meters long).  Nothing is finalised yet, but here’s what we know so far: Any changes to the SVOP course […]

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Marine Job Opportunity

Rodgers Fishing Lodge is a floating lodge nestled in the safe waters of Port Eliza about an hours boat ride out of Tahsis BC. We offer 3 and 4 night fully guided all inclusive or “bring your own boat” packages from May to September. We are looking for a dock hand/water taxi/fish processor (Must be […]

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Salvage rights – Abandoned vessels – know your rights

Here’s a link to a Transport Canada PDF outlining the procedure for if you find an abandoned vessel (wreck) http://www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/marinesafety/found.pdf Any person taking possession of a wreck (i.e. salvaging) must report a found wreck. If you salvage a wreck, you are entitled to reasonable salvage costs and expenses for your efforts. The vessel owner is […]

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Looking for Marine Insurance?

We recommend Christie-Phoenix in Victoria (and they are NOT paying us to say that ; ) They really understand Marine businesses and shop around to get you the best rates.

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Installing a new diesel engine (>174HP) on your boat?

If you are installing a new diesel engine on your boat and it is more than 130KW (174HP). Please check out Ships Safety Bulletin SSB No.: 02/2017 http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/bulletins-2017-02-eng.htm for more information about emission standards.

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