Category Archives: Juan de Fuca Strait

Darya Ganga

Pacific Scout heading back to Ogden Point after transferring pilots on Darya Ganga as Pacific Clipper heads out of James Bay to her fishing grounds. Related Posts:Pacific ScoutPacific ScoutOgden Point – Pilot BoatsPacific Pilot Two

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Interlink Dignity

Interlink Dignity at anchor in Kulleet Bay Related Posts:Victoria – the gritty sideMarian DorisAt anchor – Goose SpitJessina and Fiddler

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Fomento Three

The 300m long Fomento Three anchored off Victoria Related Posts:Derelict boats on the GorgeHL ShinboryeongComox MarinaLong Beach waves

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Fisgard Light

Fisgard Light National Historic Site and HMC Dockyard Esquimalt Related Posts:Fisgard LightAcross the harbourVictoria at night – Government at FisgardCraigflower Manor National Historic Site of Canada

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HL Shinboryeong

The bulk carrier HL Shinboryeong anchored off Royal Roads Related Posts:Nanaimo – GalateiaTheodore JRRoyal Roads – just part of the story…Oh Canada…

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Jordan River – booming grounds

Dozer boats at the Queesto Community Forest booming grounds at Jordan River Related Posts:Jordan River Surf ShackJordan River wavesMiss JordanChina Beach waves

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The Jordan River Surf Shack

The Jordan River Surf Shack Sometimes all you need is a nice shack on the beach, a quiet spot where you can relax, watch the waves, have some fun and maybe go surfing, right? Not exactly. In Jordan River you … Continue reading

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Jordan River Surf Shack

The Surf Shack is an iconic Jordan River structure, and one of the last still standing in Jordan River. The majority of the buildings have been torn down due to concerns that the Jordan River hydro dam will fail during … Continue reading

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Muir Creek – the birds

Located off Highway 14 between Sooke and Jordan River, Muir Creek opens onto Orveas Bay on Juan de Fuca Strait. It’s a great place to watch birds and to search for fossils that are exposed at low tide. Related Posts:Clover … Continue reading

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China Beach waves

  A slow motion video of a wave hitting the beach at China Beach Provincial Park Related Posts:Leaves – Miracle BeachBotanical BeachSeagulls – Miracle BeachMiracle Beach Provincial Park

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