Derelict boats

A decommissioned Royal Canadian Navy diving support ship sat derelict in Bridgewater, N.S. in 2019. ANDREW VAUGHAN /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Feds doling out $1.5M for removal of 18 derelict boats from B.C., Atlantic coasts

18 abandoned vessels will be pulled out from Bamfield, Barkley Sound and Nootka Sound waters

 

A Salish Sea Industrial crane operator removes a derelict sailboat off the shores of Cadboro Bay on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Island landfills make deal to accept coastal clean-up material

Alberni Valley, west coast landfills will generate thousands in revenue with pilot project

 

Brian Thacker, owner of Cowichan Bay’s Pacific Industrial & Marine, is disappointed the province didn’t provide funding for a proposal from PIM, in partnership with the Cowichan Tribes, to remove derelict boats from local waters. (File photo)

Application for funding to remove derelict vessels in Cowichan area fails

Province announced $4.5 million for new program on April 28

 

A 30-foot Yamaha sloop sailboat broke loose and washed up on shore in Cadboro Bay on Dec. 30, blocking the beach access and narrowly avoiding a glass fence on a nearby property. (Photo courtesy Eric Dahli)

Residents take action after derelict sailboat lands on Greater Victoria beach

Vessel blocked beach access, nearly damaged fence on private property

A 30-foot Yamaha sloop sailboat broke loose and washed up on shore in Cadboro Bay on Dec. 30, blocking the beach access and narrowly avoiding a glass fence on a nearby property. (Photo courtesy Eric Dahli)
The main mast of a sunken boat sticks out from the waters of Cadboro Bay. The local residents’ association is working with other coastal communities to remedy the problem of sunken and washed ashore boats, many of which have been abandoned. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Greater Victoria’s coastal communities take derelict boat issue to the CRD

Group looking for regional body to partner on regulation recommendations

The main mast of a sunken boat sticks out from the waters of Cadboro Bay. The local residents’ association is working with other coastal communities to remedy the problem of sunken and washed ashore boats, many of which have been abandoned. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring Islands on Wednesday morning. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)                                Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring Islands on Wednesday morning. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)

Listing Seaspan barge full of wood chips nearly tips in Haro Strait

Tug and listing barge drifted through Haro Strait Wednesday morning

Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring Islands on Wednesday morning. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)                                Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring Islands on Wednesday morning. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)
Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos

Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos

Over the last week weather conditions have caused three separate incidents

Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos
The Dead Boat Society is working with various levels of government to clean up six boats that washed up in Cadboro Bay over the weekend. (Courtesy of Jerry Donaldson)

Six boat wrecks wash up on Cadboro Bay beaches over the weekend

Dead Boat Society working with Oak Bay, Saanich to clear derelict boats

The Dead Boat Society is working with various levels of government to clean up six boats that washed up in Cadboro Bay over the weekend. (Courtesy of Jerry Donaldson)