Foot Passenger Reservations on BC Ferry

bcferryQuite often we leave our boat in Saltspring and walk-on the ferry on Sunday night to work for the week and then walk-on the ferry, the following Friday or Saturday, to get back to the boat.  On our last couple of trips we were shocked, and almost stranded, to find out that there is a limit to the number of Continue reading

Conover Cove, Wallace Island

One of my favourite marine park anchorages is Conover Cove on Wallace Island.  The island is 72 hectares in size and is located in the Trincomali Channel between Galiano Island and the northern tip of Saltspring Island.  The Island consists of the Marine Park with two anchorages (Conover Cove and Princess Bay) and two private residences.  Continue reading

Father’s Day in Genoa Bay

This Father’s Day I took my dad for lunch at the Genoa Bay Café.  The food and service were fabulous http://www.genoabaymarina.com/, rumour has it that on July 1st they will be opening a coffee shack on the dock from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.  If you have details, please feel free to post it to our blog as we love the feedback.  After lunch we went for a walk along the dock to check out the boats and came upon some fabulous outdoor art displayed on the various boat houses.  The piece that caught my eye was a large round saw blade surrounded by golf club handles and in the centre the club heads!  Something I should probably contemplate for my golf clubs, but more on that in a later blog.  Continue reading