Thetis Island

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Thetis Island
49°00.192'N, 123°41.107'W Chart icon.png
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Thetis Island (population: 350) is an island and unincorporated community off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, lying between Vancouver Island and the west from the north tip of Galiano Island. The island is 2,560 acres (1,036 ha) in size. It is approximately two miles (3.2 km) wide and three miles (4.8 km) long, north to south.

The island was named in 1851 after HMS Thetis, a 36-gun Royal Navy frigate commanded by Captain Leopold Kuper (after whom Kuper Island is named). The ship was named after the sea nymph Thetis from Greek mythology.

Charts

See Strait of Georgia.

Weather

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Passages

Islands

See Strait of Georgia.

Communication

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Navigation

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Berthing

Ports

Telegraph Harbour/wiki/Thetis_Island#Telegraph_HarbourHarbour icon Telegraph Harbour [[Thetis Island#Telegraph Harbour|Telegraph Harbour]] - Not a real port but a ferry terminal with a public dock

Preedy Harbour/wiki/Thetis_Island#Preedy_HarbourHarbour icon Preedy Harbour [[Thetis Island#Preedy Harbour|Preedy Harbour]] 48°58.793'N, 123°40.734'W - Not a real port but a ferry terminal

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Thetis Island Marina

Thetis Island Marina/wiki/Thetis_Island#Thetis_Island_Marina
Marina icon Thetis Island Marina [[Thetis Island#Thetis Island Marina|Thetis Island Marina]] 48°58.651'N, 123°40.149'W

Water, electricity, toilets, showers, fuel, laundry, WiFi, strong celular signal. Small provisions store, restaurant, bar, post office.

marina@thetisisland.com; Tel: +1 (250) 246 3464; Fax: +1 (250) 246 1433; VHF channel 66A
Address: Thetis Island Marina, 46 Harbour Rd, Thetis Island BC, V0R 2Y0, Canada

Telegraph Harbour Marina

Telegraph Harbour Marina/wiki/Thetis_Island#Telegraph_Harbour_Marina
Marina icon Telegraph Harbour Marina [[Thetis Island#Telegraph Harbour Marina|Telegraph Harbour Marina]] 48°58.940'N, 123°40.243'W

Water (limited), electricity, toilets, showers, fuel, laundry, WiFi. Small provisions store (May to mid Septeber), coffee shop.

XX@XXX; Tel: +1 (250) 246 9511; Tel: +1 (800) 246 6011; VHF channel 66A
Address: 76 Marina Drive, Thetis Island, BC, V0R 2Y0, Canada

Anchorages

Telegraph Harbour Anchorage

Telegraph Harbour Anchorage/wiki/Thetis_Island#Telegraph_Harbour_Anchorage
Anchorage icon Telegraph Harbour Anchorage [[Thetis Island#Telegraph Harbour Anchorage|Telegraph Harbour Anchorage]] 48°58.589'N, 123°40.032'W
Good shelter but crowded. Many private moorings. Open to strong southerlies.

Clam Bay

Clam Bay/wiki/Thetis_Island#Clam_Bay
Anchorage icon Clam Bay [[Thetis Island#Clam Bay|Clam Bay]] 48°59.081'N, 123°38.873'W

Protected from the southerlies. Fish farms.

Rocket Shoal/wiki/Thetis_Island#Rocket_ShoalDanger icon Rocket Shoal [[Thetis Island#Rocket Shoal|Rocket Shoal]] 48°59.202'N, 123°38.816'W reefs in the middle of the bay.

North Cove

North Cove/wiki/Thetis_Island#North_Cove
Anchorage icon North Cove [[Thetis Island#North Cove|North Cove]] 49°01.140'N, 123°41.672'W
Protected from the southerlies but open to the north.

Amenities

Facilities
Water In both marinas (some limitations)
Electricity In both marinas
Toilets In both marinas
Showers In both marinas
Laundry In both marinas
Garbage Bins in both marinas
Supplies
Fuel In both marinas
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Services
Repairs N/A (Not Available)
Internet WiFi in both marinas
Mobile connectivity Strong celular signal in Thetis Island Marina
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

Limited provisions in both marinas.

Eating out

Restaurant in Thetis Island Marina.

Transportation

  • Ferry boats
  • Seaplanes

Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See Canada.

Comments

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