Gabriola Island

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Gabriola Island
49°09.000'N, 123°43.980'W Chart icon.png
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Gabriola Island is one of the Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia in British Columbia (BC), Canada. It is about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, to which it is linked by a 20-minute ferry service. It has a land area of about 57.6 square kilometres (22.2 sq mi) and a resident population of slightly over 4,000.


See Strait of Georgia.


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There is no port as such, but there is a marina. Ferry boat and seaplane service.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Silva Bay Marina

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Marina icon Silva Bay Marina [[Gabriola Island#Silva Bay Marina|Silva Bay Marina]] 49°09.002'N, 123°41.845'W

Potable water (;omited im the summer) is available for our moorage guests/permanent moorage holders at the fuel dock only. Fuel, laundromat, toilets, showers. 12 T travel lift, 80 T marine railway, some repairs. Restaurant & pub.; Tel: +1 (250) 247 8662; Fax: +1 (250) 247 8663; VHF channel 66
Address: 3383 South Road, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1XF, Canada


Degnen Bay

Degnen Bay/wiki/Gabriola_Island#Degnen_Bay
Anchorage icon Degnen Bay [[Gabriola Island#Degnen Bay|Degnen Bay]] 49°08.114'N, 123°42.828'W
Fish farms nearby.


Water In the marina (limited in the summer months)
Electricity In the marina
Toilets In the marina
Showers In the marina
Laundry In the marina
Garbage Bins in the port and thew marina
Fuel In the marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Repairs Limited in the marina
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?


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Eating out

Restaurant in the marina.



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