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Royston

A fishing boat transiting Baynes Sound between Royston and Sandy Island

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Sailing on the strait

The beaches at Royston were a perfect spot to watch a sailboat transiting Baynes Sound

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The Royston Wrecks

The Royston Wrecks are the remnants of 14 (possibly 15) old ships that were once used as a breakwater to protect the log booming grounds of Comox Harbour. In the first half of the 20th century the Comox Valley had … Continue reading

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Birds at the beach

Birds enjoying the waves near Royston

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Royston Wrecks

A quick stop at the Royston Wrecks

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Searching for salmon

Lines – tide, birds and fishing… With the salmon running, people are out fishing rivers and the ocean, trying to catch a tasty salmon. It’s not my idea of fun to stand in the ocean while fishing – I’d rather … Continue reading

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Royston – clams

Harvesting clams in Royston – south of Courtenay

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Royston Wrecks – from the sea

I just happened to have a camera with me while transiting from Comox to Denman Island aboard an Orca Class Patrol Craft Training, and we just happened to pass by the Royston Wrecks…

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The Royston Wrecks

The Royston Wrecks viewed across the Comox Harbour

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Royston

A bit of time well spent, enjoying a spring low tide on the beach at Royston. There’s a lot of history in this area, mostly involving coal, logging and fisheries – while some of what we have done in the … Continue reading

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