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Located in the heart of the Broughton Archipelago
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Welcome to Pierre’s Echo Bay 2016 !!!
Dear friends, come and visit us!
” Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.” Hermann Broch
Unwind & Rejeuvenate! Rendezvous in Pierre’s Echo Bay!
Congrats to Lorne & Colleen Shantz (S/VShaunsea), winners of our 4th Broughton Archipelago Poker Run.
Yay! So deserving! 2 free wks of moorage in the Broughtons!
Wanna keep up with the tales of the wild ones in Pierre’s Echo Bay? “like” us on face book and stay in the know!
We’ve had a very busy off-season!
New floatation and decking for the docks at the Cliffside; new floatation & decking for the float cabins on the “power side”; new flooring in the store; new showers, floor covering and walls in the public washrooms; extended deck at the “Chez Pierre” Hall… maintenance is ongoing…
Kayaking groups – or mariners wishing to rent a cabin for family members or reunion:
We recently acquired a stand alone floating cabin which we temporarily call “The Green Roof House”. It sleeps up to 10. Interested? Email us firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Stay and Play:
We’ve whipped up some delectable presentations for you:
Capt. John O. Creighton, distinguished American NASA astronaut, will be giving a presentation on space travel, future of space, & space benefits boaters use every day “NASA Spinoffs For Boaters”. Read Captain Creighton’s bio here.
Survivalist Nikki, our irrepressible friend & author of “Becoming Wild”, will be giving a presentation! From her website at www.becomingwild.com: “She has gone from wild woman to forest dweller, now living in a log cabin that she built in the remote community of Echo Bay. She continues to have unimaginable intimate encounters with the wildlife that captures our hearts and feeds our fears.”
Fasten your seat belts! Stay tuned for the date! The affable Rick Hansen of M.V. Dawn Marie will regale us with tales of the SS Islander which sank in 1901 coming back from the Juneau loaded with Yukon gold.
“Finding a wreck sunk returning from the Gold Rush was his first involvement in shipwrecks. His Underwater Adventures include work from as far south as Uruguay and north to Alaska. It was solely through Rick’s efforts that the last Brother Jonathan expedition was successfully funded. His efforts include working with others on underwater forensics, maritime legal issues, as well as efforts to establish database information. His more unusual projects have included looking for the elusive Sasquatch and the Loch Ness monster.
Mr. Hansen has written many articles and given many speeches about a wide variety of topics. Mr. Hansen was a founding member and served as V.P. of ShipREX and ProSEA Professional Shipwreck Explorers Assoc.
He continues to be active in the local community where he has served as Mayor of the city of Puyallup, Pres. of the Korum YMCA Board of Advisors, Main Street Association, Puyallup South Hill Rotary Club and Puyallup Eastern Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the Board of Tacoma Pierce County Economic Development Board and is a long time member of the Tacoma Yacht Club.
Rick Hansen has been an entrepreneur & consultant for more than 40 yrs. A grad. of the U. of Washington Business School he served 3 years active duty in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He has been heavily involved in the communications business and was the first Washington State cellular dealer for McCaw Communications. He and his wife Karen have been married 42 years. They have 2 daughters, 2 sons & 2 granddaughters.”
Click your heels, tap your toes and clap your hands! We are so pleased to be featuring the joyful, musical Davis family from Abbotsford! Brad & Margriet along with their family members sing, play guitar, bass; keyboard, fiddle; mandolin, drums, and cahone.
Essential Oil Classes for Mariners: the multi talented Margriet Davis will also be giving beginner essential oil classes for you mariners on a range of topics… immune building, hormone balance plus raindrop therapy (light message along the spine) and Vitaflex (working on the reflex points on the feet) class. Learn how to apply the oils and about their healing properties. Look for date and time on Dock Message Board.
Catch Tim whittling wood or Sheila applying lovely brush stroke to a painting on the deck of the ‘Chez Pierre’ Hall. We are featuring carver extraordinaire, Tim Motchman and his works plus Sheila Roote (Tim’s wife) and her wonderful water colours. Tim’s website is www.cedarvisions.com/ Sheila’s is www.watermountainsky.com Sheila has written a beautiful book, “Cedar Visions – The Carvings of Tim Motchman”.
Jackie Hildering of the Marine Education & Research Society www.mersociety.org is on tap to give an informative and entertaining presentation. Last year mariners really enjoyed her presentation on Humpback Whales! Date unknown. Stay tuned!
Gab ‘n gather around the fire pit perched on the hill. Borrow our hot dog / marshmallow roasting sticks or make your own.
Be sure to visit Billy Proctor and his museum! Billy has built a rustic trail from Pierre’s Echo Bay to his museum. Fisherman, hand logger, author, person extraordinaire, Billy is a living encyclopedia and enthusiast of our area. He has a great collection of artifacts from ancient times and the more recent history of logging, fishing and trapping.
Book a survivalist tour with Nikki Van Schyndel and become Wild.
Protect the rich and diverse ecosystem of the Broughton Archipelago: Visit the Salmon Coast Field Station, just around the corner from Echo Bay! www.salmoncoast.org
YachtingBC www.yachtingbc.com is an info portal (developed by Steve Jackman of North Island Marina) promoting boating in B.C. It’s a focused search engine for things you as mariners care about. Ex. fishing regulations? Under the customs and regulations page it has links to salt water and fresh water licenses – area 12 – Go to Pierre’s Echo Bay, Click on Regulations. Need a fishing license? Click on Fishing License…
First time guests: U.S. friends, please let your credit card company know, before you begin your cruise that you will be using it in Canada. Canadian friends, please let your credit card co. know that you’ll be using it outside the city you normally do. Thanks.
Like to fly some guests in? Click on www.pierresbay.com , then “Services”. Canadian airlines: Pacific Coastal Airlines, Vancouver Island Air, Corilair, Vancouver Island Air…US airlines: North West Seaplanes has scheduled service to Pierre’s Echo Bay www.nwseaplanes.com/flights-to-echo-bay-bc.cfm as does Kenmore Air www.kenmoreair.com Remember your passports!
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