Social Distancing

Please do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Recreational boaters are urged to think ahead about the actions that they can take to protect their health and safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others. While boating safety is always important, being prepared and knowledgeable during these uncertain times can help keep…
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Covid-19 Update

I hope this message finds you and your families in good health and in good spirits.  The CBYS Board of Directors met, virtually, last night with an agenda focused on the challenges we are all facing around Covid-19 and the suggested guidelines for physical distancing.  After much discussion, the Board decided upon the following actions:…
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Wolves on Gambier Island

For those heading out for some early Spring cruising, please be aware that wolves have been spotted in and around Gambier Island. Conversation officers suggest that pets are kept on a leash at all times until the small pack of 7 wolves has moved on. Please report all sightings of the wolves to the BC…
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Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show

A conference designed specifically for women who boat (or want to!) and organized by a group of women volunteers who feel passionate about building community. Tickets are still available for Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 8:00 to 4:30, at the Vancouver International Boat Show. Be a part of this amazing and supportive group. Not only…
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Boating Safety at Night

The fireworks are over for this year but if you are heading home a bit late, make sure you have your nav lights on.  Even better, download a free copy of the Safe Boating Guide to have onboard at all times. Here is the link for your free download, https://www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/marinesafety/TP-511e.pdf  
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Boating Around Killer Whales

Boaters need to be aware when boating around killer whales.  Always slow down, keep 200 meters away, stop fishing and turn off your 50 kHz frequency echo sounders and only use your 200 kHz frequency.
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