Vancouver Island

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Vancouver Island
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Vancouver Island is in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Canada. It is part of the Canadian province of British Columbia. The island is 460 kilometres (290 mi) in length, 100 km (62 mi) in width at its widest point, and 32,134 km² (12,407 sq mi) in area. It is the largest island on the West Coast of North America.

Charts

See Strait of Georgia.

Weather

Give local weather conditions or refer to another page (a region or island group) that covers these conditions.

Sources for Weather forecasts:

Passages

Islands

See Strait of Georgia.

Communication

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Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

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Entrance

See Individual ports.

Berthing

Ports

Key to symbols: |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data ||
  • Campbell RiverCampbell River/wiki/Campbell_River Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |
  • Comox Comox/wiki/Comox Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
  • Duncan Duncan /wiki/Duncan Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |
  • Nanaimo Nanaimo /wiki/Nanaimo Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
  • Port Alberni Port Alberni/wiki/Port_Alberni Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
  • Port Hardy Port Hardy/wiki/Port_Hardy Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
  • Sidney Sidney/wiki/Sidney Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |
  • Victoria Victoria /wiki/Victoria Port of entry icon – port of entry |Marina icon – marina |

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

See individual ports.

Anchorages

See individual ports.

Amenities

See individual ports.

Provisioning

See individual ports.

Eating out

See individual ports.

Transportation

  • Victoria Airport is the major airport on Vancouver Island
  • Campbell River Airport (YBL IATA)
  • Ferries - several ferry companies service most ports of the island
  • The Island Corridor Foundation (ICF), is a federally registered charity, was established in 2006 for the purposes of owning and managing the former Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway (E&N) Corridor on Vancouver Island
  • There is one major north-south highway system on the island, which runs along its eastern side.

Tourism

History

Give a short history of the island.)

Places to Visit

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

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Links

References

See Canada.

Comments

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