Marine Resident Friendly Marinas

This is a list of known and reported marinas that allow marine residents in British Columbia. We need your help to build and keep this list up-to-date. Please contact us with any additions or edits.

North Island
Campbell River – Discovery Harbour Marina

South Island
Nanaimo – Stones Marina & Boatyard (Repoarted as no longer liveaboard friendly May 2024
Ladysmith – Page Point Marina
Sidney – Canoe Cove is a liveaboard friendly marina, albeit with limited quantities allowed.
Sidney – Marina Park, 2060 White Birch Road (run by West Bay)
Victoria – West Bay Marine Village & Sailors Cove
Victoria – Hidden Harbour Marina
Victoria – Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
Victoria – Coast Hotel

South Mainland
Richmond – Shelter Island Marina  (Reported as no longer liveaboard friendly July 2021)
Vancouver – Spruce Harbour Marina, False Creek – a liveaboard cooperative. There’s a long wait list, and a fairly pricey share purchase (approx $55,000), but it’s a really good community and the monthly moorage fees are very reasonable.
Vancouver – Heather Civic Marina, False Creek. Official liveaboard slips; again, a long waitlist.