Van Isle Marina, Sidney BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca
N 48° 40.041 W 123° 24.271
10U E 470216 N 5390556
Quick Description: Van Isle Marina is the largest marina in Tsehum (Shoal) Harbour. With over 500 berths and boat houses, full services and the fuel dock, they are the "go to" marina in the Sidney area, the Canadian service port for the Gulf and San Juan Islands.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 6/2/2014 8:54:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMKWCC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
There are about ten marinas and yacht clubs in Tsehum (Shoal) harbour. Van Isle dominates based on services, infrastructure and size. Around this protected harbour are the following: Van Isle Marina, Shoal Harbour Marina, Tsehum Harbour Authority, Marina Park Marina,Capital City Yacht Club, Sidnet North Saanich Yacht Club, North Saanich Marina, Cedar Grove Marina, Royal Victoria Yacht Club Tsehum Haven, and Westport Marina. Van Isle Marina dominates based on services, infrastructure and size.

Van Isle began in 1947 as a commercial marina. In 1955 it was bought by Stephen and Esther Dickinson. The Dickinson family has built the current enterprise over three generations. They ensured the zoning was marine industrial, they invested to expand, dredge and build the current boat houses, docks and facilities including the yacht park across Harbour Road. Van Isle provides services that support the yachting community, local employment and economy.
Where is Marina Located: Ocean

Physical Address:
Van Isle Marina 2320 Harbour Road Sidney, British Columbia V8L 2P6

Public or Private: Privately Owned

Boating and Fishing Supplies: yes

Fuel: yes

Restaurant Available: yes

Boat related repairs: yes

Marina website: [Web Link]

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