Roller Derby

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A trio of skaters from the Victoria Hard Cores roller derby team

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Gran Finale

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Gran Finale off Protection Island

  • Built: 2001, Delta Marine, Seattle
  • Material: Composite
  • Gross Tonnage: 451 tons
  • Displacement: 281 Long Tons
  • Length Overall: 45m
  • Length Waterline: 39.9m
  • Breadth: 10m
  • Draught: 2.13m
  • Cruising Speed: 15.4 Knots
  • Top Speed: 21 Knots
  • Engines: 2 x CAT 3512 B Series @ 2,400 HP
  • Fuel capacity: 52,950 Liters
  • Range: 4,000 Nautical Miles @ 12 Knots
  • Generator: 2 x 99 KW Northern Lights
  • Stabilizers: Koopnautic 3050
  • Bow thruster: American 125 HP
  • Fresh water capacity: 8,320 Liters
  • Water-makers: 2 x FCI 4100 GPD
  • Passengers: 12
  • Crew: 8
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An explosion of Broom in bloom

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Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius)

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Inlet Royal

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Inlet Royal at the Nanaimo Marina Boat Basin

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Adventures in Time-Lapse – The excavator

A pair of time-lapse videos of an excavator moving piles of dirt at a construction site

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Comox Lake – 04 May 2018

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Comox Lake – 134.16m ASL, 04 May 2018

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Vanishing Vancouver Island

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – a picnic shelter

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Horne Lake – just an island on an island

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Just an island on an island – Horne Lake

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Lines – Nanaimo River bridges

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The Highway 1 bridges over the Nanaimo River

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Graf Excavating equipment

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A Graf Excavating materials yard near the Nanaimo Hatchery

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