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

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

Live Music at Dockside Grill

Brad Prevedoros will be playing music at the Dockside Grill every Sunday & Monday from 5pm-8pm.

For more information go to the: Dockside Grill Website

Summer Hours for Fuel Dock

Summer Hours for the Fuel Dock will commence Saturday May 1st, 2010.

Fuel Dock Hours will be: 7:00 am – 8:30pm,  7 days a week throughout the summer months.

BCYBA Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show April 29th – May 2nd/2010

Van Isle Marina will support the upcoming 2010 BCYBA Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show April 29th – May 2nd/2010.

Van Isle will have a variety of their new/pre owned Riviera boats and customer pre-owned boats on display.

Contact Allan Mactier or Greg Andrew at Van Isle Marina for more details.

Safe Boating Course

Offered by the National Boating Safety School

“Pleasure Craft Operator Card” is now mandatory

The country’s leading course provider accredited by Transport Canada is offering courses in Sidney BC

Thursday, April 8, 2010 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Thursday, April 15, 2010 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

The Sidney North Saanich Regional Library (Nel Horth Room)

10091 Resthaven Drive, Sidney BC

TO REGISTER: 1 866 744 1670

Fly the Canadian Power Squadron Flag

Membership in Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons means that you are part of a community of passionate boaters who are committed to safety, boating education and having fun on the water!

For more details and up to date lists of member benefits, visit Members Moorings at www.cps-ecp.ca