Vancouver Island’s Van Isle Marina to Complete Major Expansion


 ‘Yacht Park’ sets new standard with State-of-the-Art Storage and Maintenance Facility
SIDNEY, BC.  World-class yachting facility, Van Isle Marina of Sidney BC continues to enhance its marina experience with the July opening of its ‘Yacht Park’, a storage and maintenance facility.

The Yacht Park spans approximately four acres including 200 feet of dedicated service dock and boasts a 45-ton self-propelled submersible haul-out trailer, one of the first of its kind on the west coast.  Full-service yacht maintenance and repair will be conducted with personal attention to detail in a superbly maintained facility surrounded by landscaped grounds. The expansion will provide an additional 95 annual and monthly storage spaces taking the overall marina capacity to 633 open and covered berths.  Trailer and mast storage is also available.

“We are excited that this long-awaited expansion has become a reality,” commented Mark Dickinson, Van Isle’s President and owner.  “The addition of the Yacht Park enhances our ability to be a ‘one-stop shopping centre’ for boaters’. The new facility has been constructed to the highest environmental standards and provides high security for yacht storage and maintenance.”

Van Isle Marina, a third-generation family business, is one of the largest full-service marina operations in British Columbia and is located in Tsehum Harbour, just minutes from BC Ferries’ Swartz Bay terminal, Washington State Ferries’ Sidney terminal, and Victoria International Airport. Other marina services include nightly, monthly and annual moorage; Canada Customs Port of Entry; Fuel Dock and Yacht Sales, along with a Marine Store; Business Centre; Showers; Laundromat; and water-front dining at Dockside Grill.

For more information contact Mark Dickinson, Van Isle Marina, 2320 Harbour Road, Sidney, BC, (250)656-1138 or

West Coast Yacht Systems