Entries by Van Isle Marina

2020 Riviera 505 SUV

The Riviera 505 SUV is set to Premiere in February 2020 Within the yachting community, Riviera is having quite a moment these days. Earlier this year, the luxury yacht builder announced dates for its upcoming 64 Sport Motor Yacht debut as well as launched its new Platinum Edition Sport Yacht line. They are also gearing […]

Kinds of Shellfish in BC Waters

The Most Common Types of Shellfish in British Columbia Waters With so many species of fish living in BC waters, there is something to fish for at practically anytime of year, including many types of shellfish. In our previous posts covering all the different kinds of fish in BC waters, we’ve touched on the highly […]

Riviera Platinum Edition Sport Yachts Now Available

Riviera’s 6000, 5400, and 4800 Sport Yacht models have all been elevated to Platinum Edition status. Earlier this year, Riviera – Australia’s premium luxury motor yacht builder – unveiled its stunningly gorgeous Platinum Edition Sport Yachts. The range includes the newly upgraded 6000, 5400, and 4800 Sport Yacht models. Each yacht is a shining example […]

Wildlife of Vancouver Island

Types of Wild Animals on Vancouver Island Between the months of May and October, Vancouver Island comes alive with wildlife sightings. From land animals such as bears, cougars, and deer, to marine animals like whales, otters, and salmon, Vancouver Island is bursting with wildlife. Here are some of the different types of wildlife living on […]

Pursuit Boats Dealer for Western Canada

Van Isle Marina is now the Western Canada Exclusive Dealer for Pursuit Boats. At Van Isle Marina, we are constantly adding to our inventory of highly desirable, dependable, luxury yachts and quality boats. In addition to our wide selection of pre-owned boats and Riviera yachts for sale, we are extremely excited to announce we are the […]

Kinds of Groundfish in BC Waters

The Most Common Types of Groundfish in British Columbia Waters With so many species of fish living in BC waters, there is something to fish for at practically any time of year. In addition to the highly sought-after pacific salmon and freshwater trout, another extremely popular type of fish that draws anglers to our region […]

Kinds of Trout in BC Waters

Types of Trout You’ll Find in Waters Around British Columbia With so many species of fish to fish for in BC waters, there is something to catch at practically anytime of year. In addition to pacific salmon, another extremely popular fish that draws anglers to our region is trout. You’ll find this post on the […]

Basics of Marine Navigation

Marine Navigation Basics – How to Navigate a Boat Whether your watercraft of choice is a speedboat, yacht, or something in between, knowing the basics of marine navigation is absolutely essential when you’re spending time on the water. Below is Van Isle Marina staff’s quick guide to the basics of navigation. We’ve included some short […]