24th November 2021

In Your Wake – Being a responsible boater includes what happens behind the transom.

I remember the first time I saw the movie “Caddyshack.” I rolled with laughter watching the scene with Rodney Dangerfield…

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15th November 2021

Friendly Tips on Preparing Your Boat for Winter Storms

While we like to think our mild West Coast winters means we don’t really need to decommission our boat, there…

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9th November 2021

Cruising for Indigenous Art – Cliffside Pictures In Time

One of the many draws to cruising the British Columbia coast is the sense of adventure. Another is the pictographs,…

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3rd November 2021

Understanding Antifreeze – Winterizing your boat’s engine, generator, potable water, and sanitation systems.

Those of us who live in the northern latitudes rely on antifreeze to protect our boat’s engines, and generators with…

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14th October 2021

The Beauty of Wireless Headsets – No More Yelling Onboard

In the past, I’ve never been a big fan of headsets. Our boat is only 40-feet LOA, but we do…

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13th October 2021

Selecting a Boatyard for Your Winter Project – Doing your homework is a critical first step

This is the time of year when boater’s thoughts turn to decommissioning, maintenance, modification projects, or perhaps the next summer’s…

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7th October 2021

Enjoying Thanksgiving on Your Boat – Tips and suggested fail safe recipes

There’s nothing quite like Thanksgiving on a boat. With fewer boats on the water, vivid fall foliage and crisp air…

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4th October 2021

Princess Yachts Release First X80 Animation

Fly through the all-new Princess X80 to see some of the newest features on this brand new model!    …

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28th September 2021

Using Spring Lines – They Will Make You Look Like A Pro

In a time when most new boats are equipped with thrusters, many skippers have lost the skill of using a…

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28th September 2021

Off-season Boating Tips – A Time for Solitude and Serenity

  The off-season months offer a respite as anchorages are deserted, marinas and marine park docks become our own, there’s…

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19th September 2021

Caring for Your Lines – Your boat depends on them!

The lines and rode that we depend upon to keep our power boats and sail boats secured are often taken…

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13th September 2021

Lund Harbour, British Columbia – Cinnamon buns at the end of the road.

Lund Small Craft Harbour   In the morning, the harbour air is filled with the tantalizing aroma of fresh bakery…

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10th September 2021

New 45-footer in the pipeline for Axopar; new 22 and 25 models in Cannes

Finnish builder Axopar is boasting its biggest ever display at the Cannes show this week, with 13 boats on display…

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3rd September 2021

Dent Island Lodge – Pamper yourself at an upscale wilderness retreat.

  Dent Island is a first-rate, all-inclusive, 7,000 sq/ft lodge and marina located in Cordero Channel between Sonora Island and…

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2nd September 2021

Newly Launched Hanse 460 Nominated for “European Yacht of the Year”

The Hanse 460 marks the launch of a new model range that combines radically innovative design with traditional Hanse values…

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27th August 2021

Bounty of the Sea – Fresh, Nutritious and Fun to Harvest

Foraging for their next meal is something many boaters’ relish. They like the challenges and enjoying the delicious bounty. A…

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3rd August 2021

Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park – Anything but desolate.

During the last ice age, massive glaciers carved deep into the mainly granite rock. When the ice retreated some 10,000…

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26th July 2021

The Art of Rafting – Lots of fun but starts with serious business

Rafting is a wonderful way to socialize while at anchor, hanging on a mooring buoy or even at a dock….

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20th July 2021

Using A Stern-tie – A skill for your seamanship toolbox

The coastal waters of British Columbia boast more nooks and crannies to explore than you could possibly visit in a…

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19th July 2021

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve – Mosaic of land, water, and history.

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve located in the southern Gulf Islands is magnificent park is popular area for boaters, offering…

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12th July 2021

Mid-season Preventive Maintenance – Perform some quick and simple inspections for a carefree balance of the boating season.

Preventive Maintenance makes for a failure-free boating season   Whether a boat gets used daily, weekly, or only on occasion,…

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5th July 2021

Colourful Sidney – Home to Freedom Marine’s Vancouver Island Office

Sidney is a beautiful boating destination. The tulips are blooming, irises have popped from their winter hibernation and the dogwoods…

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30th June 2021

Refuge Cove, West Redonda Island – Refuel, Replenish and Refresh

Refuge Cove is a tiny year-round community nestled in the heart of Desolation Sound. It serves as a centrally located…

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6th May 2021

Freedom Marine Expands Reach in Premium Yachting with Addition of Galeon Yachts

Freedom Marine is excited to announce the newest member of our line-up of premium power boats – Galeon. Established in 1982,…

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16th April 2021

BRABUS Marine joins Freedom Marine’s fleet of high-performance luxury boats

We are excited to announce the newest member of our boating family – BRABUS Marine. This new partnership brings award-winning high-performance…

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24th March 2021


We are incredibly honored and privileged to announce that the Axopar 28 Cabin is the “Boat of The Year 2020”…

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8th March 2021

黛勒Dehler 30 OD 荣获北美帆船双料大奖!

我们非常荣幸地宣布,德国黛勒Dehler 30 one design在“北美2021年度最佳帆船”评选中,成功将两项大奖收入囊中!

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8th March 2021

公主游艇 Princess V55——融合品质、动感及奢华于一身


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24th February 2021

International Boat Show Live Events

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16th February 2021

开公主游艇,去阿拉斯加看冰川吧——Princess F52和Axopar 28的极地探险之旅

Freedom Marine船东Coffey夫妇驾驶着F52公主游艇和28尺亚速霸(Axopar)一路北上到阿拉斯加,在冰川湾国家公园度过了一个难忘的旅程。

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1st February 2021

美国年度最佳游艇! 2020年获奖船艇- 芬兰亚速霸 AXOPAR 28 CABIN

我们非常荣幸地宣布,芬兰亚速霸Axopar 28 Cabin被评选为美国“2020年度最佳游艇”!

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21st September 2020


CONTINUALLY SUCCESSFUL – THE REFRESHED AXOPAR 28 JUST GETS BETTER AND BETTER Having epitomized Axopar’s brand values since day one,…

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5th July 2020

Getting Top Dollar When Selling Your Boat

A little effort will reap big benefits. Whether you are ready to upgrade to a larger vessel, or still happily…

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13th May 2020

Spot Prawns – The only thing easier than catching them is eating them

Harvesting a seafood meal has always been a highlight of boating the British Columbia Coast. With a coastline indented by…

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7th April 2020

“Boating Spirit” – How to Help Our Healthcare Workers to Fight against Covid-19

As many of you know the spirit of the boating community is one of Comradery, Friendship and often Ingenuity. It’s…

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19th March 2020

Freedom Marine Response to COVID-19

To Our Freedom Marine Family We hope this message finds you and your family healthy and safe. In joining Canada’s…

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31st August 2019


Freedom Marine team member Shawn Dunand talks about his experience becoming 2019’s first solo finisher in the infamous human- and…

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9th July 2019

Freedom Customers Take Their Princess 52 Flybridge and Axopar 28 to Alaska

So you finally have your dream yacht, now your aspiration turns to where she might take you. The Gulf Islands?…

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28th June 2019

DESTINATION: Tie Up in Port Moody for Craft Beer, Free Music and Ice Cream

If you haven’t experienced Port Moody’s emerging craft beer scene that’s reason enough to stop at Rocky Point next time…

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14th May 2019

Montague, Galiano Island: Three Mooring Options in One Harbour

For several thousand years, before recreational boaters discovered its nearly landlocked shelter, Galiano Island’s Montague Harbour was used regularly by…

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8th April 2019


Most dogs take to boating easily, while some require a little coaxing. Here are a few tips and tricks to…

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5th April 2019

A special family story with the Hanse 370

Kirk, Melissa and Gemma Watson are an exceptional sailing family from Australia. As Kirk is visually impaired his vision is…

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26th March 2019

Princess Y85

EXPERIENCE THE EXCEPTIONAL We invite you to take a tour aboard the all-new Y85 Motor Yacht to experience her contemporary…

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26th February 2019

Whale Watching : Tricks & Tips

How To: Orca Watching in the Salish Sea Our Salish Sea Orcas are a fascinating bunch and when we are…

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13th December 2018

Boatbuilder Award 2018 HanseYachts AG

The award ceremony took place on 11th of December 2018 at the Royal Thames Yacht Club in London. The HanseYachts…

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15th November 2018

Axopar Brabus Line

Axopar customers can now differentiate and characterise the look and feel of their new Axopar by ordering a BRABUS Line Trim…

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10th March 2017

Princess factory tour with new 52 Flybridge owners

The Princess Fun Factor-y: A Study of Yacht Anatomy Freedom Marine’s newest 52 Flybridge owners take a tour of the…

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1st February 2017

Axopar 28 Wins Best In Show Here In Vancouver!

Our Axopar line has won awards the world over since its launch in 2015 and it’s continuing to prove its…

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