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A basic toolkit for your boat. Use this list for the basics.

Tide Knowledge for Boaters
What do you need to know about tides in Nanaimo. At Nanaimo boatyard we are always happy to share our knowledge and experience of boating ...
To help boats, yachts, or any kind of water vessel last long, it is imperative that every owner know the best practices in storage ...
boat haulout
Even if you’re lucky enough to keep your boat somewhere you can sail all year round, you will still want to have your boat hauled out ...
Downloadable Tide Tables
Attention Boaters! The Canadian Hydrographic Service and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans are no longer printing the following charts: Chart 1: Symbols ...
How to Clean a Boat Pressure washing
Part of owning a boat is maintaining it and something that costs very little, but can make a real difference to how much you enjoy using the boat ...
boating in cold weather
People buy rather than hire their own boats for a plethora of reasons, but one of the more popular reasons is the ability to be able ...
Guide to Boating During the Covid-19 Crisis
BE PREPARED TO SELF-RESCUE Before leaving the dock ensure your craft is well serviced and maintained. Don’t put Search and Rescue at risk. ...
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Stones Boatyard and The Marine Store
104-1840 Stewart Ave Nanaimo, BC, V9S4E6 Canada
Phone: 1-250-716-9065 Email:
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Nanaimo Yacht Service


To our valued boating community,

As we’re all aware, the COVID-19 virus pandemic is continuing to impact and change our world, however we do look forward to a safe and wonderful 2021 boating season.

The health and well-being of our clients, students, and staff remains of paramount importance to us. We continue to closely monitor the situation and react accordingly

We remain on hand to answer all your questions and concerns.

Please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-250-716-9065 or email

We look forward to welcoming you to our base and our wonderful cruising ground soon!