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Old 01-09-2014, 08:45 PM   #1
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Pleasant little port in British Columbia

For all of the hundreds of pleasure boats transiting the nearby Sansum Narrows on a typical summer day, relatively few boaters put in to Cowichan Bay.


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Old 01-09-2014, 11:47 PM   #2
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Shhh! I agree, a great spot, and in my opinion, some of the best sunsets in the gulf islands. I stop in every year when we cruise up north. great bakery there, too.

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Old 01-10-2014, 12:15 AM   #3
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Maybe, but the local natives are cannibals. Stay away.
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Old 01-11-2014, 07:16 PM   #4
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Stay away around November, the sea lions follow the pink salmon into the bay and as interesting as they are, they stink, make horribly loud noises and if they take a fancy to your boat, may homestead on it. But the bakery is awesome.
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Old 01-11-2014, 07:59 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Xsbank View Post
if they take a fancy to your boat, may homestead on it.
Hide the wife, hide the kids, the sea lions going take your swim platform! :P
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Old 01-11-2014, 11:34 PM   #6
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A friend from the San Fran area sent me a picture from his marina several years ago where so many sea lions had taken to a sailboat with a scoop stern that they sunk the boat! Apparently, they can be hard to get rid of.
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Old 01-12-2014, 12:18 AM   #7
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We where in the harbor at Monterey, CA recently and some folks have to take pretty drastic action to keep them away. Saw a few boats with fence material on the swim steps and such. One sailboat had a few laying on it.

They are cool but look like lousy neighbors.
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Old 01-12-2014, 12:20 AM   #8
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If you like ice cream, Da Udder Place has the best. There are also lots of funky shops to visit, and an interesting low key museum. Although the latter may be closed, if my so called memory can be believed.

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