Amid summer sun, officials remind public to take water safety seriously

RCMP, Search and Rescue and BC branch of Lifesaving Society offer recommendations to those water-bound


B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers

Ad hoc group scanning boat data to catch boaters violating border rules during COVID-19


BOATING WITH BARB: Rules and regulations for stand up paddleboarders

Barb Thomson Special to The Record Imagine this scenario: We were motoring…

  • Jun 24, 2020


VIDEO: Boat crosses lake in Okanagan with trailer still attached

Local resident films bizarre boat. Clip viewed over 6 million times.

BOATING WITH BARB: Weather on the water

BOATING WITH BARB: Weather on the water

  • May 20, 2020

One person dead in boating accident off Hornby Island

Two people involved, one man recovered with hypothermia

BOATING WITH BARB: How COVID-19 has affected pleasure boating

Many marinas are closed to transient boaters due to pandemic

  • May 4, 2020

BOATING WITH BARB: Tides and Currents – the motion of the ocean

Barbara Thompson Special to The Record Just imagine this: I was lazing…

  • May 3, 2020

Quadra & Cortes Islands

Breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife and outdoor adventure await

  • Apr 24, 2020