Prepare yourself for an adventure that balances the thrill of sailing Howe Sound's legendary winds with the breathtaking views of the Coastal and Tantalus mountain ranges. We will depart from the docks in Squamish (about 40 minutes north of Vancouver on the highway to Whistler) and raise the sails as we pass beneath the legendary Stawamus Chief granite monolith and Shannon Falls. Regardless of expertise or ability, you will learn about sailing and experience unbounded excitement as the wind fills our sails and accelerates our 40' sailboat across the waters of Canada's southernmost fjord. Take a turn at the helm or grind a winch to trim sails - the more involved you become, the more fun you will have. A dance of colourful kites await as we tack offshore in the afternoon's inflow winds. The same topographic phenomenon that makes the area perfect for sailing attracts kiteboarders from around the world. We will explore the northern section of the Howe Sound fjord and promise many photo opportunities that will stand amongst the highlights of your trip. With a little luck, we may even sight a pod of dolphins or Orcas! Welcome aboard - let's have some fun.
David & Rebecca
We love to share our passion for the wind, water and natural beauty that surrounds us in coastal British Columbia. Howe Sound is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world to sail, with predictable and stable winds, majestic mountains, waterfalls, marine life, and, of course, a welcoming crew! Whether you are a complete novice or seasoned sailboat racer, you will thoroughly enjoy the experience of a hands-on sailing adventure, learn about the ecological and historic features of the region and leave with a memorable adventure that you will share for years to come.
Refreshments We'll provide some non-alcoholic refreshments to keep you hydrated.
Boat & safety gear Your safety is important to us. We follow Transport Canada regulations and have everything needed for a…
We get thousands of visitors from around the world every year, but only a handful experience the pristine beauty of the area from the perspective of the water. Let us know what you prefer - we can spend our time playing in the wind or cruise the coastline exploring the sights of glaciers, waterfalls, cliffs and coves in waters that have been travelled by our indigenous forebears for thousands of years.
Your comfort is important to us, so please pack carefully. Check the forecast and pack accordingly, noting that the temperature on the water can be a little cooler than the air temperature.
We respect our oceans and try to minimize our environmental impact. Please choose aluminum containers for beverages instead of plastic or glass, and avoid the use of plastic bags and plastic wrap. Tx!
Sailing Adventures in Howe Sound Fjord