Two Royal Victoria Yacht Clubs, both with Royal designation,
One in Canada, one in the UK, both with a rich history and reputation.
The Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Canada is known for Swiftsure, the ocean sailing race. In the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia this is sailing’s showcase.
The UK club was formed by Prince Albert to give Queen Victoria a yacht club she could enter and granting royal status made it even better.
From Cortez Bay, we begin the quest. To Desolation Sound to find nature’s best. Misty Isles, our boat sets sail, with billowing sails we chart her trail.
Canadian cuisine, oh how diverse, From coast to coast, it’s hard to traverse. But there are some dishes that we all know, And love to eat, wherever we go. Bannock, Nanaimo Bars, Maple Syrup, Saskatoon Berries, Caesars, Ketchup Chips, Montreal Smoked Meat, Poutine, Tourtiere, Butter Tarts, Ketchup and all Dressed Potato Chips, Beaver Tails, Canadian Peameal Bacon, Flipper Pie, French Canadian yellow split pea soup, Pudding Chomeur, Ice Wine, Steamies, Hodge Podge, Ployes, Chicken Fricot, Lunenburg Pudding, Rappie Pie, Blueberry Grunt, Blueberry Duff
The Discovery Islands region of British Columbia is a group of islands located at the northern end of the Salish Sea and the eastern end of Johnstone Strait, between Vancouver Island and the mainland coast of British Columbia, Canada3. Quadra Island is one of the islands. Here are some key points about the Discovery Islands:…
What is noteworthy about the Broughton Archipelago? Is it good for boating? Where can you get gas for an outboard in the Broughtons? The Broughton Archipelago is a group of islands located in British Columbia, Canada. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and pristine waters. Here are some noteworthy aspects of…
Go to Desolation Sound from Cortes Bay. The Island and bay were named after Hernán Cortés, the Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec Empire in Mexico. The island has a rich history, including First Nations settlements, logging, and fishing industries. Today, the island is known for its artistic community, organic farming, and ecotourism.