by LAND

From Swartz Bay:

Highway 17 to the first off ramp to your right for 'McDonald Park Road'. Take the over pass and turn left on to Marina Way. Proceed until you see the entrance for Sidney North Saanich Marina to your right. In the parking lot turn right and follow the parking lot to the gate. Overnight parking is available.

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From Victoria International Airport: 

Follow the road leading out of the airport and turn left onto Willingdon Rd. Continue for 3.2Km to the round about. Take highway BC-17 towards Sidney/Ferry Terminal. Proceed 5.5km to Exit 31-McDonald Park Rd. Exit right onto McDonald Park Rd. Proceed 600m and turn left onto Marina Way. Proceed until you see the entrance for Sidney North Saanich Marina to your right. In the parking lot turn right and follow the parking lot to the gate. Overnight parking is available.         

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From downtown Victoria: 

Get onto highway BC-17 northbound (Blanchard Street turns into BC-17) and follow for approximately 30mins. Proceed on the highway towards the ferry terminals. 

Take Exit 31-McDonald Park Rd. Exit right onto McDonald Park Rd. Proceed 600m and turn left onto Marina Way. Proceed until you see the entrance for Sidney North Saanich Marina to your right. In the parking lot turn right and follow the parking lot to the gate. Overnight parking is available. 

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By AIR

The Victoria International Airport is a 10 minute drive from our boat at North Saanich Marina. Regular flights arrive daily from major cities in Canada and northwest  USA.

 

WestJet

1-888-937-8538

www.westjet.com

Services Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Saskatoon, Regina, Abbotsford, Prince George, Grand Prairie, ....

 

Air Canada 
1-888-247-2262
www.aircanada.ca
Daily flights connecting Vancouver, Seattle and Victoria airports

 

Harbour Air
1-250-384-2215 or to arrange a charter 1-800-665-0212
www.harbour-air.com
Daily seaplane flights between Vancouver & Victoria harbours, Nanaimo, Sechelt, Comox, Whistler and the Gulf Islands

 

Helijet International
1-800-665-4354
www.helijet.com
Helicopter airline operating between downtown Victoria - downtown Vancouver, downtown Victoria - Vancouver International and downtown Vancouver to Seattle

Pacific Coastal Air

1-800-663-2872

www.pacific-coastal.com

Flights daily between Victoria and Vancouver

Kenmore Air
1-866-435-9524
www.kenmoreair.com
8 seaplane flights daily between Seattle and Victoria harbours

Alaska/Horizon Air

1-800-654-5669

www.horizonair.com

Daily flights between Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria

United Express Airlines
1-800-864-8331
www.united.com
New operation servicing Seattle and Victoria with 4 daily flights

 

by SEA

Vancouver Island is well connected by ferry and high-speed catamaran service with Washington State and mainland B.C. Arrival points include Victoria's Inner harbour, the Washington State ferry terminal located 2 minutes from Island Cruising, and the Swartz Bay ferry terminal just a 10 minute drive away. Enjoy a relaxing start to your boating holiday while taking in the scenery of the islands.

BC Ferry Corporation
1-888-223-3779 
www.bcferries.bc.ca
Extensive passenger / vehicle ferry system linking the mainland, Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands. Sailing time between Tsawassen on the mainland and Swartz Bay is approximately 1hr + 35mins.

 

Black Ball Ferry Line
1-877-386-2202
www.cohoferry.com
Passenger / vehicle ferry service offering 4 daily sailings during the summer months (May-October) between Port Angeles and Victoria. Two sailing's during March - May and one daily sailing from October - November. Travel time is approximately 1.5 hrs.

 

Victoria Clipper 
1-800-888-2535
www.clippervacations.com
A passenger-only ferry that has 4 daily summer sailings between Seattle and Victoria and one daily winter sailing. Travel time between Seattle's Pier 69 and Victoria's Inner Harbour varies from 1 hr 45 min to 4 hrs.

 

Washington State Ferries
1-800-381-1551
www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries
Passenger / vehicle ferry linking Anacortes, WA and Sidney. 2 sailings daily during the summer months.

Call us... 

1-403-828-4663

brentbezugley@gmail.com

Flexible course dates

Sailing is a 12 month sport, depending your your adventure level. Contact us to discuss your schedule and adventure level. 

Location

s/v Global Explorer is located at the 

Sidney North Saanich Marina

1949 Marina Way, North Saanich, BC. V8L 6B3

If you would like to book your course now or have any questions or comments, please drop me a message.

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