Boating

Map showing location of public pathway through Frind Winery. (City of West Kelowna)

Public pathway to wind through West Kelowna winery

Walkway will run from Pritchard Drive, and northeast through the winery to Green Bay Road.

 

Nicole Kiatipis has been with the Kelowna Yacht Club since 2017. (Kelowna Yacht Club)

Young professional award for Kelowna Yacht Club coordinator

Award given by Club Management Association of Canada

 

Commercial fishing boat the Arctic Fox II sunk off the coast of Vancouver Island in August of 2020, killing two crew members. (Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission)

Insufficient maintenance contributed to fatal sinking of B.C.’s Arctic Fox II: report

Skipper and one crew member died as a result of the incident, one crew member survived

 

Kris Cudmore shared this photo on Shuswap Everything Friendly Thursday evening, Aug. 11, which he took while trying to help out on his Sea-Doo after he learned the boat had capsized and people were calling for help. (Kris Cudmore/Facebook)

RCMP issue warning after boat capsizes on Shuswap Lake during big storm

Two people rescued, police urge boaters to check weather conditions before heading out

Kris Cudmore shared this photo on Shuswap Everything Friendly Thursday evening, Aug. 11, which he took while trying to help out on his Sea-Doo after he learned the boat had capsized and people were calling for help. (Kris Cudmore/Facebook)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP conducting vessel checks on Okanagan Lake. (Photo/RCMP)

Kelowna boater bounced from Okanagan Lake after refusing breath sample

RCMP was conducting patrols, checking vessels for safety compliance

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP conducting vessel checks on Okanagan Lake. (Photo/RCMP)
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Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)

Have fun, but stay safe on Okanagan Lake this weekend: Kelowna RCMP

More RCMP resources brought in for B.C. Day long weekend

Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)
Council approved licencing fees for commercial operators in March. (File photo)

‘Let’s go get ‘em’: Kelowna cracking down on boat tour operators without dock licence

Licensed companies will have a sticker on their vessels so they can use municipal boat launches

Council approved licencing fees for commercial operators in March. (File photo)
Boat flips on Okanagan Lake. (Instagram)

11 men tossed into Okanagan Lake after pontoon boat flips

The incident happened Saturday afternoon

Boat flips on Okanagan Lake. (Instagram)
The city brought in licencing fees to cover the approximately $250,000 in annual maintenance cost of the docks at Cook Road, Water Street, and Sutherland Bay. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

Okanagan commercial vessel operators capsized by city fees, rogue recreational boaters

Commerical boat operators take issue with private crafts offering tours for payment

The city brought in licencing fees to cover the approximately $250,000 in annual maintenance cost of the docks at Cook Road, Water Street, and Sutherland Bay. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
Lake Country RCMP Detachment (Brittany Webster)

Man drowns on Wood Lake while assisting another man

B.C. Coroner Service attended the scene

Lake Country RCMP Detachment (Brittany Webster)
Canada Day safety urged by Kelowna Fire Department and RCMP. (Metro-Creative)

Stay safe on Canada Day weekend: Kelowna Fire Department, RCMP

The RCMP urges not to push your limits when in and on the water

Canada Day safety urged by Kelowna Fire Department and RCMP. (Metro-Creative)
Dorothy bound for Salt Spring Island in 1910.
(Photo submitted)

125-year-old sailboat being ferried to new home berth on Vancouver Island

Ladysmith Maritime Society will care for Dorothy until Maritime Museum of B.C. finds permanent home

Dorothy bound for Salt Spring Island in 1910.
(Photo submitted)
Emergency crews out on Okanagan Lake. (Image: Dave Ogilvie)

Man rescued from Okanagan Lake after wind flips boat

Strong winds flipped an inflatable zodiac Wednesday afternoon

Emergency crews out on Okanagan Lake. (Image: Dave Ogilvie)
Mark Pavesic reels in a small mouth bass from Elk Lake, near Victoria, BC. Kelsey Pavesic photo

Let Outdoors West be your guide to the great outdoors this summer!

Magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s natural spaces

Mark Pavesic reels in a small mouth bass from Elk Lake, near Victoria, BC. Kelsey Pavesic photo
Residents cited mostly safety issues for boaters navigating between Wood and Kalamalka lakes. (File photo)

Plenty of support to dredge Oyama canal

The Oyama Canal for Management Society needs written comment from council in application to province

Residents cited mostly safety issues for boaters navigating between Wood and Kalamalka lakes. (File photo)
Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)

‘I’m on a boat’: Rental service expands to Kelowna

AirBnb concept adopted for Okanagan Lake boat rentals

Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)
Boat found adrift on Wood Lake May 25, 2022 (West Kelowna RCMP)

RCMP looking for owner of boat found adrift in Lake Country’s Wood Lake

The boat contained two paddles and pieces of a car seat

Boat found adrift on Wood Lake May 25, 2022 (West Kelowna RCMP)
(Contributed - B.C. CO Service)

8 charged, 3 vessels ordered off Kalamalka and Wood Lake

B.C. CO Service tweeted eight charges were handed out to anglers

(Contributed - B.C. CO Service)
Last year, RCMSAR volunteers from 31 marine rescue stations across coastal and inland B.C. responded to 515 calls for help on the water, assisting and saving 455 people’s lives.

RCMSAR reminds you to ‘call for help immediately’ when facing a marine emergency

If you experience an emergency on the water, call for help immediately.…

  • May 23, 2022
Last year, RCMSAR volunteers from 31 marine rescue stations across coastal and inland B.C. responded to 515 calls for help on the water, assisting and saving 455 people’s lives.
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