Sail Coastal BC with Raincoast Conservation Foundation

Sail Coastal British Columbia with Raincoast Conservation Foundation

Investigate. Inform. Inspire.

Over the past 12 years and countless nautical miles, Raincoast Conservation Foundation’s dedicated research vessel Achiever has clocked over 10,000 engine hours plying coastal waters in British Columbia to support our research, education and conservation programs. 2017 was no different, with Achiever spending 7 months during spring, summer, and fall in the Great Bear Rainforest and the Salish Sea.

In May, our spring ‘hunts’ visited lush estuaries as the days grew longer and […]

By | February 21st, 2018|Great Bear Rainforest, Top Stories|0 Comments

Love BC Wine? Love the Okanagan Valley!

Exploring British Columbia's Okanagan Wine Country, Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada

Make your own choice of world-class wines in British Columbia!

The Okanagan Valley is the premier wine region in British Columbia, with over 80% of the total vineyard acreage in the province. Wineries range from large, world-class facilities to small family-owned boutique vineyards.

British Columbians have long taken inordinate pride in their wines, with over seventy wineries operating in the Okanagan Valley from Vernon south to Osoyoos, some offering tasting rooms. Most are […]

By | February 15th, 2018|Okanagan Valley, Top Stories|1 Comment

Ancient Forest / Chun T’oh Whudujut Provincial Park, BC

Ancient Forest / Chun T'oh Whudujut Provincial Park, Prince George, British Columbia. Photo: Ancient Forest Alliance

Last week, the Ancient Forest Alliance team visited the recently-established Ancient Forest/Chun T’oh Whudujut Provincial Park, located east of Prince George, an amazing rainforest of old-growth red cedars. The park was protected through a stellar, broad-based campaign led by a collaborative effort of the local Caledonia Ramblers Hiking Society, scientists at the University of Northern BC, and local environmental activists with the Dome Creek Forest Information […]

By | September 26th, 2017|Northern BC, Parks & Trails, Prince George, Top Stories|0 Comments

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


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.


West Restaurant + Bar


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 […]