Gaffers Race

May 20, 2018

Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre is proud to host the Annual Gaffers Race. Boats arrive on Friday and Saturday and race on Sunday. A potluck supper is held on Saturday night and a post-race dinner is Sunday with awards presentations.

Still needed for the event are a few volunteers and a committee boat to mark the start and finish and record times. We also need another boat to ferry a photographer throughout the race.

If interested call reception at 250.746.4955.

33rd Annual Wooden Boat Festival

July 7 & 8, 2018

Join us for our annual wooden boat festival, a jam-packed two day event. Start the day off right with a pancake breakfast, vote for your favorite wooden boat on display along our historic pier, take in some local music, kid's fishing derby, clam chowder contest, boat races and much more.

Register your wooden boat today. Call reception to hold a spot.

Volunteers are needed to help set up and take down, monitor the silent auction, kid's fishing derby, assist with the salmon bbq dinner, etc. Please call 250.746.4955 to have a job assigned.