Located just along the British Columbia coastline, just south of Queen Charlotte Sound and directly across from the northern tip of Vancouver Island, the "Broughtons" are becoming one of the best cruising grounds in the world. With and abundance of wildlife complimented with a variety of protected anchorages, quaint marinas and even luxurious resorts, the Broughton's offer a unique experience that should be atop any boaters bucket list. With the protected waters that the Brougton's offer, the cruising season starts in April as the winter southeast winds begin to gradually turn to the summer's afternoon northwesterly's. Although the peak cruising time here is July and August, September is the best time to cruise the Broughton's if your timetable allows. With great weather, for the majority of the month, bear down river dining on spawning salmon, and plenty of Orca in Robson's Bite feeding as well, September gives you all the entertainment, with a much smaller crowd.
Nimmo Bay Resort was incorporated in October of 1980. The lodge was purchased as an old float house on a new float, and was towed to Port McNeill from Scott Cove on Gilford Island. The…Read more
As a long-time friend of Fraser Murray, the CEO of Nimmo Bay Resort and eldest son of founders, Craig and Deborah Murray, I have seen the resort go through many changes. Visiting Nimmo Bay for…Read more
North Island Marina, located on the north-east coast of Vancouver Island is one of the best boater's havens in British Columbia. Catering to transient yachts up to 285', North Island Marina is located in Port…Read more
A Rustic Elegance of Luxury in the Pacific Northwest. When it comes to expectations, sometimes the only way to go is to exceed them. The Pacific Northwest has always been a boater’s haven due to…Read more