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Rowing an SUP for Fitness and Fun

Oar Board Rower, inflatable SUP, Fitness Row 12, Whitehall Rowing and Sail

A few years ago boat designer Harold Aune, co-founder of Whitehall Rowing and Sail, and builder of the worlds best all water rowing boats since 1987, noticed the incredible number of standup paddle boards people were using to get out on the water and have fun paddling around. He wondered if there was a way to somehow convert these relatively stable boards into a sculling rowboat. After […]

Canada’s Whitehall Rowing & Sail Builds the World’s Finest Boats

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There is a strong argument to be made in favor of stating that Whitehall Rowing & Sail hand-crafts the finest all-water rowing boats and sailing boats in the world.

Premium materials include hand-picked teak, sand cast bronze, brass, copper and hand-laid fibreglass. Classic looks, technologically innovative, and they row and sail like a dream in all water conditions.

But that’s what they do. Let’s consider the benefits to your lifestyle in owning one of these boats.

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West Restaurant + Bar

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Contemporary Regional Cuisine

Recognized as the ‘jewel in Vancouver’s culinary crown’, West Restaurant’s outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has earned much critical acclaim. Pristine seasonal ingredients are sourced to deliver superbly conceived dishes offering modern interpretations of classics. […]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Dining, Featured Dining, Greater Vancouver, Restaurants, Vancouver|0 Comments

The Oar Board®: great all-water workout! Take it on your next travel adventure.

The Adventure Row and Fitness Row SUPs are perfect for paddling or sculling. They are specially fitted with deck rings that make the installation of the Oar Board® Rower even easier than on a standard SUP. Getting fit and having fun out on the water has never been more affordable or as simple to do. Exploring and camping, anywhere on the planet where there’s a bit of rowable water has never been easier.

The Oar Board® Rower, produced by Whitehall Rowing […]

Artist Spotlight: Jay Brabant, Douglas Reynolds Gallery, Vancouver

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Jay Brabant is the son of Gene Brabant, a renowned carver in the Northwest Coast style. Gene Brabant grew up in Victoria, BC, in the company of the family of Henry Hunt. Henry Hunt’s three sons, Richard, Stan and Tony are all recognized as Northwest Coast Master Carvers. Gene Brabant received this same training and has passed on his skills and knowledge to his son, Brabant.

Brabant began his carving career at a very early age. He traveled with his father across Canada […]

By | January 24th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Vancouver|0 Comments

Ski Season Opens at Sun Peaks Resort, British Columbia

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Over 100 Alpine Trails and 10 Chairlifts will be opening on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thanks to abundant snowfall over the past few days, Sun Peaks’ three mountains are in excellent condition with great coverage, and the resort is poised to open additional terrain and lifts over the next couple days.

Thursday, November 26, 2015 will see the Burfield chairlift opening for the winter season, delivering skiers and riders 882 vertical metres into the high alpine of Mt. Tod. Ten lifts will be turning and over […]

By | November 24th, 2015|Kamloops, Okanagan, Resorts & Lodges, Skiing & Ski Resorts|1 Comment

One Big Coast: A meaningful, inspiring film by British Columbia musician Luke Wallace

We applaud Luke Wallace and his friends for creating this meaningful film that documents a pivotal, important time in the history of our home, your home, the beautiful province of British Columbia. The decisions we make now will be remembered for lifetimes to come. Luke Wallace and Ali Harris, Murray Minchin, Kelly Marsh, Gerald Amos, Chris Thompson, Pherbie Midgley, Veronika Bylicki, Jason Farra, and others, remind us to always choose with our hearts, what is best for everyone and every thing, including Mother Earth.

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By | November 5th, 2015|Community, Conservation, Entertainment, Music, Sustainability, Videos|0 Comments