RAMIL­LIES CHAN­NEL C6

Suncruiser West Coast - - Vancouver Island Moorage -

A. Howe Sound Marine - Lo­cated in Lions Bay Ma­rina, your one stop for all your marine ser­vices and re­pairs for stern drives, out-boards, diesel and gas en­gines, elec­tri­cal, tune­ups and much more.

1. Govern­ment float in this nice small bay. Re­spect pri­vate buoys and wharfs to the east and west.

2. Halkett Bay – Named after Sir Peter Halkett. Pro­vides good an­chor­age and great shel­ter. Halkett Bay Pro­vin­cial Marine Park is a 40 ha (100 ac) recre­ational re­serve with on­shore toi­lets.

3. Halkett Point – Named after Sir Peter Halkett who served with Lord Howe in 1794. Watch for dry­ing rocks on the east side of the point.

4. Good fish­ing along these shores, keep an eye out for chang­ing winds.

5. Brigade Bay – Named after the Van­cou­ver Boys Brigade; pro­vides some an­chor­age. The best shel­ter on the east side of Gambier. Good fish­ing close to the shores north and south.

6. Nice bay with some sandy beaches; good an­chor­age and great shel­ter from south winds.

7. Ramil­lies Chan­nel – Named after the H.M.S. Ramil­lies and cap­tained by Cap­tain Henry Har­vey.

8. Anvil Is­land – Named on June 14, 1792, by Capt. Van­cou­ver in ac­cor­dance with the shape of its 760 m (2,500 ft) moun­tain.

9. Irby Point – Named after Hon­or­able Fred­er­ick Paul Irby, mid­ship­man of the Mon­tagu in the bat­tle of the “Glo­ri­ous First” in June, 1794. Day­break Point Bible Camp is in the mid­dle of two beau­ti­ful bays sur­round­ing Day­break Point just to the west of Irby Point. You will no­tice a 10 m (30 ft) wa­ter slide on one of the docks.

10. Great place to an­chor with shel­ter from Squamish winds. Some good scuba div­ing at the point.

11. Christie Islet is a bird sanc­tu­ary for the glau­cous-winged gull, pi­geon guille­mots, and long­necked cor­morants.

12. Pam Rock – Re­ported as a sea gull nesting colony in 1960 and is home of the dou­ble-crested cor­morants. Ex­pect to see some seal colonies here.

13. Mon­tagu Chan­nel – Named after the H.M.S. Mon­tagu and cap­tained by James Mon­tagu. He was killed in the bat­tle of the “Glo­ri­ous First” of June, 1794.

14. This large bay will pro­vide you with shel­ter from north winds. The cen­tre of the bay closer to shore is a good an­chor­age area.

15. Al­berta Bay – Good an­chor­age and shel­ter from north winds. Brunswick Beach is just around the point to the north where M Creek is lo­cated.

16. Lions Bay – Beau­ti­ful homes with great views; re­spect pri­vate buoys. Lions Bay Beach Club is for mem­bers only and has a small park with a chil­dren’s play-ground.

17. New­man Creek – North of Ocean Point are beau­ti­ful homes

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