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This large city is a must to visit for cruisers exploring the west coast of Canada. A great place for fitting out and provisioning for exploring the more remote areas of the coast.

Clearance

The following docks are designated Reporting Stations:-

White Rock Government Dock,

Crescent Beach Marina,

Coal Harbour/Burrard Inlet,

False Creek Government Dock (Fisherman's Pier), and

Steveston Government Dock

Customs
Tel:1-800-461-9999 or 666-0545
For customs information for the Vancouver area.

Docking

There are a large number of marinas in the area around Vancouver, known as Lower Mainland. Those in False Creek and Burrard Inlet are convenient for downtown and allow you to be in the centre of the action!. For major repairs and hauling out, the area to the south, around Richmond provides a greater choice of suppliers and services. For a quieter life and impressive scenery, West or North Vancouver (Howe Sound) is a useful base, while still within reach of the city via the ferries.

There is also an anchorage in False creek, but NOTE: as from 2007 there are restrictions on the length of stay there (max 14 days in any 30 day period in summer). See http://www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/engsvcs/streets/blueways/anchoring.htm

Local weather forecast Tel: 001 604 664 9010

Coal Harbour Marina
1525 Coal Harbour Quay , Vancouver , BC V6G 3E7, Canada
Tel:001 604 681 2628 Fax:001 604 681 4666 ,VHF Channel 66A
N49° 17.500’ W123° 07.600’ Water, power, pump-out & 24hr security. Washrooms, showers, laundry, courtesy telephone, internet access, chandlery, shipwright, bar & restaurant. Close to Stanley Park, shopping and all amenities.
Crescent Beach Marina
12555 Crescent Road , Surrey, , BC V4A 2V4, Canada
Tel:001 604 538 9666 Fax:001 604 538 7724
Advisable to phone for a reservation. Water, power, fuel, chandlery and repairs. Haul-out to 30 tons.
Delta Marina (Richmond at Delta Vancouver Airport)
3500 Cessna Drive , Richmond , V7B 1C7, British Columbia
Tel:001- 800-661-7762 - 001 604 273 4211 Fax:001 604-273-7531
49° 11’ 30” N, 123° 8’ 20” W Moorage slips available with yacht management for absentee owners. Only 5 minutes to the Vancouver International Airport by shuttle and 8 miles by boat to the Georgia Straight. An official Canada Customs Clearance Location.
False Creek Harbour Authority
1505 West 1st Avenue , Vancouver , V6J 1E8, British Columbia
Tel:001 604 733 3625 Fax:001 604 733 3628
49° 16’ 17” N, 123° 8’ 21” W The False Creek Harbour Authority provides long-term, affordable, safe and secure moorage and services for commercial fish boats and transient vessels. Welding Facility, Waste Oil Disposal Facility, Oily bilgewater disposal. Electrical and water hookups. Washroom and shower facilities. Crane and forklift services. 24 hour security. Snack and pop vending machines. Laundry facilities. Ice available. Cardboard and water recycling.
Fisherman's Cove Marina
5908 Marine Drive , West Vancouver, BC
Tel:+1 604 921 7333
Maritime Market & Marina, Granville Island
100-1676 Duran Street , Granville Island , Vancouver V6H 3S4
Tel:001 604 408 0100/ 685 6924(yard) Fax:001 604 408 0112
Pre-check if a visitor's berth is available.
Mosquito Creek
415 Esplanade West , North Vancouver , V7M 1A6
Tel:001 604 987 4113 Fax:001 604 987 6852
Water, power, washrooms, chandlery, provisions, repair services. 50 to travel lift, crane. Close to N.Vancouver centre.
Pelican Bay Marina
1221 Johnson Street , Vancouver , V6H 3R9 Canada
Tel:001 604 729 1442
Sewell's Marina
6409 Bay Street , West Vancouver , V7W 3H5 British Columbia
Tel:001 604 921 3474 Fax:001 604 921 7027
49° 22.6N 123°16.4W Water, power, fuel,washrooms, laundry, repair services. Adjacent Horseshoe Bay village & ferry services.
Seycove Marina
(Deep Cove) , 2890 Panorama Drive , North Vancouver V7G 1V6
Tel:001 604 929 1251 Fax:001 604 929 7862
Water, power, fuel, washrooms, showers, laundry, provisions. Mechanic available.
Shelter Island Marina & Boatyard
120-6911 Graybar Road , Richmond, BC , Canada V6W 1H3
Tel:001 604 270 6272/1877 270 6272 Fax:001 604 273 6282 ,VHF Channel 68
49° 09.57N 122°59.16W Water and Power. 70 and 150 ton travel lifts. Showers, laundry, washrooms, chandlery and repair services. Sandblasting and paint shops. Do-it-yourself facilities. Boat storage. Fully stocked Marine Hardware Store with an inventory of more than 25,000 items.
Vancouver Marina
#200 - 8211 River Road , Richmond, Vancouver, BC , Canada V6X 1XB
Tel:001 604 278 9787 Fax:001 604 278 9788 ,VHF Channel 66A
49° 10’ 29” N, 123° 11’ 15” W Open (up to 40ft) and covered (up to 80ft) moorings. Water,power and fuel. (Fuel Dock 001 604 278 3300). Some repair services. Restaurant. Concrete Docks so Rock Solid. Metered Electricity. Fuel Dock: Featuring Gas/Diesel/Bait/Ice/Snacks & Full-Service Staff State-of-the-art Surveillance System: All docks are covered - cameras are available for installation to view your own vessel, and view from home via high-speed internet connection. Wireless Internet: Provided by FatPort Covered Moorage. Dock Lockers are available in some slips. Dock Carts: Transport goods from your car to your boat using our easy to wheel dock carts! Updated December 2008.

Yacht Clubs

Bluewater Cruising Association
Sottish Cultural Centre , 8886 Hudson Street , Vancouver BC V6P 3N2, Canada
Tel:001 604 692 3364
Deep Cove Yacht Club
4420 Gallant Avenue , North Vancouver , BC V7G 1L2 Canada
Tel:+1 604 929 1009
Eagle Harbour Yacht Club
5750 Eagle Harbour Road , West Vancouver , V7W 1P5 Canada
Tel:001 604 921 7636
False Creek Yacht Club
1661 Granville Street , Vancouver , BC V6Z 1N3 Canada
Tel:001 604 682 3292 Fax:001 604 682 3614
Royal Vancouver Yacht Club
3811 Point Grey Road , Vancouver , BC V6R 1B3, Canada
Tel:001 604 224 1344
The Vancouver Rowing Club
450 Stanley Park Drive , (at the Georgia street entrance to Stanley Park)
Tel:+1 604-687-3400 Fax:+1 604-687-6812
Necessary to contact in advance. Mooring facilities in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Visitor docking restricted to certain Canadian & NW US clubs and bluewater cruisers.
Tiddly Cove Yacht Club
1905 Ogden Avenue , Vancouver , BC V6J 1A2
For sailing enthusiasts, with or without boats!
Vancouver Sailing Club
12517 21a Avenue, Surrey, BC , V4A 7H6
Tel:001 604 805 9944
Happy to share their local knowledge with visiting internation yachtsmen. Also runs sailing courses from False Creek on club boats.
Vancouver Wooden Boat Society
c/o Britannia Heritage Shipyard , 5180 Westwater Drive , Richmond BC V7E 6PE Canada
Tel:001 604 519 7400
Wooden Boat Festival at Granville Island 2014 - 21-24th August
West Vancouver Yacht Club
5854 Marine Drive , West Vancouver , BC V7W 2S2
Tel:001 604 921 7575 Fax:001 604 921 7599
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