8 of the Best Things to do in Sidney, British Columbia

SidneyhsrsWe are so lucky to have this great community on our doorstep. This is a great article on how to enjoy our beautiful seaside town.

SOLD: 26’ Sea Ray 260 2004

26' Sea Ray 2004 High Res26' Sea Ray 2004 HighRes INTERIORBeautiful condition throughout, dry stored each winter

5.0 L MPI Bravo III Sterndrive 260 hours

New electronics Garmin GPS 720s

Dual Axle Trailer included


Cruising Destination Dining

If you are doing some cruising this season around the Gulf Islands and Sidney, there are some amazing dining experiences not to be missed. These “hidden gems” each provide a unique gastronomic experience that will leave you coming back for more.

PilgrimmePilgrimme Restauraunt is a small farm-to-table restaurant located a short 10 minute walk from the marina in Montague Harbour on Galiano Island. They offer a unique, constantly changing menu of shared plates using ingredients harvested on Galiano Island as well as a selection of BC wine and craft beer. Click here for contact information. Open for dinner only.



Hastings HouseHastings House, located in Ganges on Saltspring Island, offers stunning views and daily menus created using the freshest ingredients from the gardens and island farmers. Hastings House has also recently introduced “The Bistro’, a casual dining alternative to their fine dining tradition. Click here for more information.




Genoa Bay CafeGenoa Bay Cafe, located in the heart of the Cowichan Valley, offers diners a chance to sit with a view of the bay and stunning forest. Their menu showcases the foods of Vancouver Island and the Pacific Northwest on the deck or in the relaxed atmosphere of the dining room. Click here for more informaton.




deep_cove_chalet_01_640Deep Cove Chalet, in North Saanich BC and a 10 minute drive from Van Isle Marina, is a dining destination not to be missed. Situated on six acres featuring breathtaking waterfront views. Classic French cuisine is served in a relaxed, professional manner. Choose from a massive wine list that mixes old world and BC selections throughout. Open for lunch and dinner. Click here for more information.




SeaGlassWaterfrontGrill-largeSea Glass Waterfront Grill, located at Van Isle Marina, offers fantastic views of the marina and features a sunny patio in the summer to sip and savour the amazing flavours that are created in the kitchen. Sea Glass offers exceptional service and a contemporary west coast dining experience. Click here for more information.

37 Back Cove 2015

37 back coveCall for pricing

Single Cummins QSB6.7L 480hp diesel
Side power variable speed bow & stern thrusters
Two staterooms plus convertible double berth in salon
Spacious head with separate shower stall

New Listing: 54′ Meridian 540 Pilothouse

Bow & stern thr54' Meridian 540 Pilothouse MY 2005 profile imageusters w54' Meridian 540 Pilothouse inside/wireless remote control
Webasto 2020 hydronic diesel furnace
Magnum inverter & upgraded house batteries (New in 2014)
Annual haul-out maintenance completed March 2015
$419,000 USD

30′ Back Cove 2016

Arriving July 2015                                  






Single Yanmar 8LV 320hp diesel

Side power bow & stern thrusters

Single stateroom with larger double berth

Convertible double berth at helm settee



Moorage Available

Rainbow2Moorage Available for Rent

Open slips available for annual or monthly moorage

•15, 30, 50 & 100amp electricity
•Fuel dock and marine store
•New Yacht Park – haul-out and dry land storage facility
•Free WiFi
•Canada Customs Port of Entry
•Laundry, showers and washrooms
•We welcome your enquiries. Please contact us at 250.656.1138 for more information.





Price Reduction: 27’ Larson Cabrio 2004

27larson27larsonintBoathouse kept with a new engine in 2013

Yamaha 9.9 kicker w/ independent steering

Trailer and Boathouse included!

Price Reduced: $45,000

C-TOW Membership




This is a great option for all boaters!

Vessel Assistance & Towing – 24 Hours, 365 Days A Year

Our fast response vessels are centrally located to serve Southern Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands.

C-Tow Victoria is located in Oak Bay, providing service from Carmanah Pt. on the west coast of Vancouver Island, through the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Haro Strait towards Sidney.

C-Tow Sidney is located in Tsehum Harbour, providing service to Haro Strait, the San Juan Islands, the Southern Gulf islands, Saanich Inlet, Cowichan and Maple Bay.

C-Tow Searider, our 6m trailered rigid hull inflatable, provides service to local lakes, inlets, and remote waters other vessels can’t get to. It also serves as a safety boat for special events, film & media.

Our fast response vessels can be alongside your boat within 30 minutes in most circumstances. Our Transport Canada certified crews are trained to efficiently care for your vessel and ensure that your situation is dealt with properly and professionally.

Please click here for membership information.