Women and the Realities of Voyaging – Seminar

This one day course, offered by BlueWater Cruising, is designed for women who are planning an offshore adventure or extended cruising.  Both speakers were featured at the 2018 VIBS Women’s Day and received amazing feedback for their depth of knowledge.  The event is being held in Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island, for more information or to purchase tickets, click here. Continue reading

The first Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show was a success!

The day started with an inspiring presentation from our keynote speaker, Pamela Bendall. Her travels, with her 14 metre sailboat Precious Metal, took her from Alaska to Mexico, Galapagos Islands, Peru, Ecuador, Cocos Islands, Central America and Panama.  First of all, to leave the trappings of a successful corporate career to go sailing seems difficult for some of us to fathom.  But then to hear her stories of travelling offshore, to unknown parts of the world as a solo female sailor really make you stop and think. In the afternoon, Pamela gave a presentation Continue reading

Looking For The Perfect Gift?

Still looking for the perfect gift for the “women who boat” in your life? What about a ticket to Women’s Day at the Vancouver Boat Show? An all day event on Sunday, January 21st that includes great guest speakers, a fashion show, breakfast + lunch + appies, a wine tasting and great prizes! Tickets can be purchased on the VIBS website