Learn more about our news and special events, both here at the marina or out and about on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

Riviera Invitational Fishing Tournament

This year Van Isle Marina will be sponsoring the Riviera Fishing Tournament which will be held in Ucluelet BC.

Dates: August 3 – 8, 2010

Location: Small Craft Harbour Marina, Ucluelet BC

Number of boats attending will be 14.

33rd Annual Victoria Classic Boat Festival

A celebration of our maritime heritage.

Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Sept 3,4,& 5, 2010

For attendance and registration information click here.

27’ Sea Ray 270 Sundancer 2000


Merc 7.4L MPI 310hp (low hrs)

New Canvas, Flawless Condition!

$54,800

Click here to view listing.

Ocean Palm Spa and Focus 5000 Hair Designers

Ocean Palm Spa and Focus 5000 Hair Designers are offering Van Isle Marina guests $10.00 off any service over $40 and/or 15% off any retail purchase until September 10, 2010.

Ocean Palm Spa is an oasis of tranquility offering a wide range of spa services to meet any need.

Focus 5000 Hair Designers is renowned for their excellence in hair cutting, styling and colouring.

Ocean Palm Spa and Focus 5000 are conveniently located at the end of Beacon Avenue. For more information and to access the Promotion Codes see the Ocean Palm Spa and Focus 5000 Hair websites.

Focus 5000 250-656-8122   Ocean Palm Spa 250-655-7070

Salt Spring Island’s Saturday Market

Visit Canada’s best loved outdoor arts, crafts, and farm market.

Each Saturday, from April through the last Saturday in October. From about 8am – 4pm, rain or shine.

Located Oceanside at Centennial Park in the heart of Ganges on Salt Spring Island, in the Gulf Islands of
British Columbia on Canada’s west coast.

See map on for tie up in the Ganges Harbour.

2010 Sidney/Canada Days June 30 – July 1

Wednesday, June 30

  • Community Dinner, 5:00pm (Mary Winspear Centre)
  • Canada Day Ceremony, 7:00pm (Beacon Park)
  • Live Entertainment, 8:00pm (Beacon Park)
  • Fireworks, 10:00pm (Sidney Waterfront)

Thursday, July 1

  • Pancake Breakfast, 8:00am (Mary Winspear)
  • Parade, 11:00am (Beacon Avenue & Second Street)
  • Build-a-Quick Boat Race, 4:00pm (Diver’s Point)
  • Live entertainment, family activities and more all afternoon (Mary Winspear)
  • Summer Street Market, 5:30 (Beacon Avenue)

Nanaimo Floating Boat and Marine Trade Show

THE 6TH ANNUAL NANAIMO FLOATING  Boat and Marine Trade show takes place June 4-6 in the stunning downtown setting of Nanaimo’s Boat Basin.

Show hours are:

Friday 12:00 -19:00

Saturday 10:00 -18:00

Sunday 10:00 – 16:00

For more information: www.vancouverislandboatshow.com

Summer Sounds Concerts July 4 – September 5

Every Sunday afternoon, enjoy beautiful music at the new waterfront park.

2:00 -4:00 pm at Beacon Park, located at the end of Beacon Avenue by the water.

Donations are welcome.

Summer Street Market

Jun 3 – Aug 26, 2010

5:30 – 8:30 pm Beacon Avenue, Sidney BC

On Thursday nights, check out the hundreds of vendors, artisans and entertainers.

For more information call 250 655 6417