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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Orca Dreams: Canada’s luxury whale watching base camp in British Columbia

Killer Whales: Orca Dreams offers kayaking, whale watching and luxury camping on Compton Island, Blackney Pass, British Columbia

Orca Dreams is Canada’s first whale watching luxury base camp. The camp is located on a remote island off the north inner coast of Vancouver Island, a place famous for its large concentrations of killer whales (Orcas) as well as the summer feeding grounds of humpback whales.

Camp Kitchen: Orca Dreams offers kayaking, whale watching and luxury camping on Compton Island, Blackney Pass, <a href=[…]

Grizzly Bear Baiter in British Columbia

Grizzly bear smooching in British Columbia, Canada

The sorry saga of the selfish and illegal killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe is hogging the world’s attention on social media at the moment, as absolutely every aspect of this sad story is offensive, particularly the luring of Cecil out of the relative protection of a national park with the express intention of slaughtering him for a trophy.

One can only hope that the purpose of Cecil the Lion in this world was to teach society about respect for […]

By | July 31st, 2015|Popular, Top Stories, Wildlife|8 Comments

Kayak the realm of the whales in British Columbia

Happy Paddlers, Spirit of the West Adventures kayaking expeditions to Johnstone Strait and Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia, Canada

Johnstone Strait & Broughton Archipelago Expedition, British Columbia

This expedition is a professionally-guided 6-day kayaking journey exploring the beautiful Broughton Archipelago and Johnstone Strait area of British Columbia. This is a one-way tour, which means no back tracking, and experiencing something new every day. This region is famous for its abundant wildlife, including orca, humpback and minke whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea lions, diverse intertidal life, spectacular scenery […]

Rafting and Camping on the Kicking Horse River

Alpine Rafting, Kicking Horse River, Golden, British Columbia

Rafting and Camping along the Kicking Horse River in Golden, British Columbia go hand in hand during the summer months. Thousands of rafters flock to the Kicking Horse River for Western Canada’s biggest whitewater. Designated as BC’s First Heritage River, the Kicking Horse River is an adventure not to be missed.

The Kicking Horse River boasts something for everyone, from family floats in majestic Yoho National Park to running the glacier-fed whitewater rapids of the Lower […]

By | April 5th, 2015|BC Rockies, Popular|0 Comments

EMR Vacation Rentals: Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria…

EMR Vacation Rentals provides BC Vacation Rentals in Victoria, Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and Vancouver Island, British Ccolumbia

EMR Vacation Rentals is a fully-licensed Travel Agency offering fully-furnished BC vacation homes, condos, suites, and estate rentals in Victoria, Vancouver, Tofino, Whistler, the Okanagan, and on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. EMR has a large inventory of unique properties to select from, including properties that feature oceanfront, beachfront, breathtaking views, private hot tubs, luxurious settings and much more.

EMR strives to provide excellence in service to the highest ethical standards, based on […]