derelict boats

Still from a video as a jet boat stopped after speeding on the Vedder River on July 24, 2022. Three men then got out and seriously assaulted an angler on shore. (Anonymous submitted)

VIDEO: Men caught on camera assaulting an angler on B.C. river

3 men jump off jet boat seen speeding on narrow stretch of river, then assault at least one person

 

Central Saanich Mayor Ryan Windsor says the federal government needs to build quickly on previous steps in dealing with the issue of derelict and abandoned boats around the Brentwood Bay and the Saanich Peninsula. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Windsor)

Central Saanich bringing issue of derelict boats to the attention of new federal minister of transportation

Municipality is also asking local MP Elizabeth, local MLA Adam Olsen for support

 

A boat seen sinking in Patricia Bay, near the Canadian Coast Guard station in North Saanich. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Sunken sailboat off Saanich Peninsula a low risk to pollute, Coast Guard says

The unoccupied boat was reported sinking in Patricia Bay on Oct. 28

 

A boat that may be a derelict sits half under water and sinking in Patricia Bay late Thursday afternoon (Oct. 28), near the Canadian Coast Guard station in North Saanich. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Sailboat sinking in North Saanich’s Patricia Bay

Boat has been anchored in bay near Canadian Coast Guard station since summer, neighbour says

  • Oct 28, 2021
A boat that may be a derelict sits half under water and sinking in Patricia Bay late Thursday afternoon (Oct. 28), near the Canadian Coast Guard station in North Saanich. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
A project between the Dead Boat Disposal Society, Songhees Nation and Ralmax (Salish Sea Industrial Services) and the province sees eight boats removed from the bottom of Oak Bay. (Courtesy Wesley Roe/Dead Boat Disposal Society)

VIDEO: Oak Bay waters a graveyard for sunken vessels as Songhees target 100 in coastal B.C.

Songhees bring in Ralmax, Dead Boat Disposal Society to remove eight sunken vessels

A project between the Dead Boat Disposal Society, Songhees Nation and Ralmax (Salish Sea Industrial Services) and the province sees eight boats removed from the bottom of Oak Bay. (Courtesy Wesley Roe/Dead Boat Disposal Society)
A decommissioned Royal Canadian Navy diving support ship sat derelict in Bridgewater, N.S. in 2019. ANDREW VAUGHAN /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Feds doling out $1.5M for removal of 18 derelict boats from B.C., Atlantic coasts

18 abandoned vessels will be pulled out from Bamfield, Barkley Sound and Nootka Sound waters

A decommissioned Royal Canadian Navy diving support ship sat derelict in Bridgewater, N.S. in 2019. ANDREW VAUGHAN /THE CANADIAN PRESS
A 30-foot Yamaha sloop sailboat broke loose and washed up on shore in Cadboro Bay on Dec. 30, blocking the beach access and narrowly avoiding a glass fence on a nearby property. (Photo courtesy Eric Dahli)

Cadboro Bay homeowner, community association take action after derelict sailboat lands on beach

Vessel blocked beach access, nearly damaged fence on private property

A 30-foot Yamaha sloop sailboat broke loose and washed up on shore in Cadboro Bay on Dec. 30, blocking the beach access and narrowly avoiding a glass fence on a nearby property. (Photo courtesy Eric Dahli)
This abandoned boat is one of several boats currently washed up on the shore in Cadboro Bay. The local residents’ association is part of a move to enlist the Capital Regional District’s help in remedying the problem. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Greater Victoria’s coastal communities take derelict boat issue to the CRD

Group looking for regional body to partner on regulation recommendations

This abandoned boat is one of several boats currently washed up on the shore in Cadboro Bay. The local residents’ association is part of a move to enlist the Capital Regional District’s help in remedying the problem. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
A sunken wreck off Cadboro Bay is one of seven boats now there despite repeated efforts to clear the beach in recent years. (Cadboro Bay Beachkeepers)

Group desperate to find solution to wrecks lining shores of Cadboro Bay

Caddy Bay ‘a wild west’ without authority, say locals

A sunken wreck off Cadboro Bay is one of seven boats now there despite repeated efforts to clear the beach in recent years. (Cadboro Bay Beachkeepers)
Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring islands on Feb. 12, 2020. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)                                Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring islands on Feb. 12, 2020. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)

Listing Seaspan barge full of wood chips nearly tips in Haro Strait

Tug and listing barge drifted through Haro Strait Wednesday morning

Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring islands on Feb. 12, 2020. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)                                Wood chips float in the Salish Sea between Pender and Saltspring islands on Feb. 12, 2020. (Ian Hinkle Twitter)
Derelict boats have sat in the Selkirk Waterways without much response; some have sat there for years. (File contributed/ Valerie Elliott)

Victoria advocates furious after another derelict boat sinks in Selkirk waterway

Advocates say a ‘quagmire’ of responsible agencies continue to pass the buck

Derelict boats have sat in the Selkirk Waterways without much response; some have sat there for years. (File contributed/ Valerie Elliott)
Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos

Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos

Over the last week weather conditions have caused three separate incidents

Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos
The Dead Boat Society is working with various levels of government to clean up six boats that washed up in Cadboro Bay over the weekend. (Courtesy of Jerry Donaldson)

Six boat wrecks wash up on Cadboro Bay beaches over the weekend

Dead Boat Society working with Oak Bay, Saanich to clear derelict boats

The Dead Boat Society is working with various levels of government to clean up six boats that washed up in Cadboro Bay over the weekend. (Courtesy of Jerry Donaldson)
Maritime community rescues boat from being scuttled near Oak Bay Marina

Maritime community rescues boat from being scuttled near Oak Bay Marina

Community association reports busy year keeping Oak Bay clear of derelicts

Maritime community rescues boat from being scuttled near Oak Bay Marina
A coalition of volunteers, community groups and local businesses clear an abundance of derelict vessels and associated trash from the Oak Bay portion of Cadboro Bay beach on Oct. 14. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Long abandoned boats cleared in Cadboro Bay

Coalition of volunteers, community groups pull wreckages from Oak Bay beach

A coalition of volunteers, community groups and local businesses clear an abundance of derelict vessels and associated trash from the Oak Bay portion of Cadboro Bay beach on Oct. 14. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)
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