Entries by Van Isle Marina

Celebrating Fall at Van Isle Marina

The staff at Van Isle Marina would like to thank all of our guests and visitors for an incredible summer. We will look back on the last few months fondly as we recall all the wonderful new, and returning guests and all the great memories. We are already counting down the days until the summer […]

Moorage Available at Van Isle Marina

Van Isle Marina in Sidney, BC has moorage available! Call us at 250.656.1138, send an email to info@vanislemarina.com or stop by in person from 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Saturday. Among Van Isle Marina’s many services, the helpful fuel dock crew provides full service including assistance with dock lines.  We have ample complimentary […]

Seal Pup Born at Van Isle Marina

Each summer, Van Isle Marina is proud to welcome hundreds of nightly moorage guests to our docks, with this summer being no exception! On Friday, July 28, both Marina staff and guests were pleasantly surprised to find a couple of visitors at the marina, who certainly did not call ahead to reserve a berth…a new-born […]

Riviera Experience & Rendezvous at Roche Harbor

In honour of the ever important, throwback Thursday, we have put together a few photos from the 2017 Riviera Experience & Rendezvous held in Roche Harbor on San Juan Island from June 9-11. There was delicious food, games, laughing, dancing, fantastic drinks and even the weather turned out beautiful. Friday night began at picturesque Shipwreck […]

Jespersen Building Demolition

It’s the end of an era. On Wednesday, May 31st the demolition of the old Jespersen Boat Builders building at the top of A Dock began. Taking the first bittersweet swing with the excavator was Bent Jespersen’s granddaughter and Eric Jespersen’s daughter, Emma Jespersen, Van Isle Marina’s Moorage Coordinator. Since then Draycor Construction has been working tirelessly […]

Things to Do: May Long Weekend 2017

Technically, Summer officially arrives on June 21, but the Victoria Day long weekend is often pegged as the unofficial ‘start of summer’. While some people will head out on the boat, others will be in town hanging out on the patio or enjoying local events. If you are out and about for the May Long […]