Boating

Schooner Cove Marina
Boating plays an important role in Nanoose Bay. Two marinas, Schooner Cove and Beachcomber, dot the coast line. Schooner Cove Yacht Club serves the boating needs of over 180 members and the local chapter of Canadian Power Squadron provides essential education to the boating community in the area.
beachcomber Beachcomber Marina Beachcomber Marina is a very sheltered, private marina offering annual moorage and public launch facilities located in Northwest Bay, Nanoose on Beachcomber peninsula.
Dive Sites web Nanoose Bay Dive Sites The Nanoose Bay dive sites are all about a half hour drive north of Nanaimo BC, off of Hwy 19, or the Old Island Hwy. A right turn onto Northwest Bay Road at the Petro-Canada Gas Bar gets you to all of the access roads for the dive sites.
Schooner-Cove-Marina#1 Schooner Cove Marina Schooner Cove Marina is located on Vancouver Island’s Nanoose Peninsula. The marina is a fantastic place to capture astounding photos of sea lions, bald eagles, otters, and other wildlife. Dock your vessel year-round at our 360 slip Marina or short-term for transient moorage. Receive complimentary golf club rentals and shuttle to the golf course with overnight moorage.
SCYC Schooner Cover Yacht Club (SCYC) Schooner Cove Yacht Club is dedicated to the development of yachting and the science of sportsmanship, seamanship and navigation. SCYC offers organized cruises in the spring, summer and fall for its members. As well, the club enjoys reciprocal privileges with many yacht clubs along the British Columbia/Pacific Northwest Coast. Racing plays an important role in the club. SCYC offers PHRF racing from September through March, fun club racing on Wednesday evenings in the summer, and other feature events. The annual spring regatta is always a highlight, featuring the Lasqueti Island Race and Inshore Race divisions May 31-June 2nd.  Schooner Cove Yacht Club has an active social program and offers a range of opportunities throughout the year to meet people with shared interests in boating.
CPS Nanoose Power and Sail Squadron (NPSS) The Nanoose Power and Sail Squadron (NPSS), is a local chapter of the larger national organization, Canadian Power and Sail Squadron (CPS-ECP). The mandate is to teach and promote safe boating, in our Canadian waters, and around the world. The NPSS started in 1987 and continues to be a vibrant part of the local Vancouver Island boating community educating new and existing boaters to be safe and skilled on the water. NPSS follows the CPS-ECP mandate to increase awareness and knowledge of safe boating by educating and training members and the general public. We work closely with other Squadrons in the Vancouver Island North District (VIND) to support and learn from each other.