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Documentary Featuring Cadboro Bay and the Problem of Derelict Boats

Newly released documentary, Abandoned Dreams, is an immersive look into the problem of derelict boats that routinely mar the shores of Cadboro Bay and the broader coastline. Footage of Cadboro Bay starts at 6:15, and John Roe of the Dead Boats Disposal Society, a well known figure within Cadboro Bay and beyond, is also featured.… Continue reading Documentary Featuring Cadboro Bay and the Problem of Derelict Boats

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New Year’s Eve boat wreck removed from Cadboro Bay Beach, but winter storms loom

On Wednesday, December 30, 2020 around 3 pm, high winds caused a 30-foot Yamaha fiberglass sloop sailboat to break loose from its mooring buoy in Cadboro Bay. Breaking waves washed it ashore, restricting safe access to the beach. Its mast hovered inches above a glass-walled fence on a private property on Waring Place.A Cadboro Bay… Continue reading New Year’s Eve boat wreck removed from Cadboro Bay Beach, but winter storms loom

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New Year’s Eve boat wreck removed from Cadboro Bay Beach, but winter storms loom

On Wednesday, December 30, 2020 around 3 pm, high winds caused a 30-foot Yamaha fiberglass sloop sailboat to break loose from its mooring buoy in Cadboro Bay. Breaking waves washed it ashore, restricting safe access to the beach. Its mast hovered inches above a glass-walled fence on a private property on Waring Place. A Cadboro… Continue reading New Year’s Eve boat wreck removed from Cadboro Bay Beach, but winter storms loom

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Boat removal an ‘early Christmas’ present for Cadboro Bay Beach

CBRA has been working for many months with Municipal, Provincial,  Federal Government Representatives and our companion organization the Dead Boat Disposal Society to once again remove the derelict vessels from both the beach and the bottom of the Bay. This is the second time in less than 3 years that this massive undertaking has been… Continue reading Boat removal an ‘early Christmas’ present for Cadboro Bay Beach

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Letter: Derelict and Abandoned Boats in Cadboro Bay Beach

Good Afternoon, It was with great interest that I read the above article in todays issue of the Oak Bay News. A friend (Cadboro Bay Resident) and I were  doing garbage pick up at Caddy Beach, May 18 and noticed  5 derelict boats (2 partially submerged and 3 beached) there at that time. I  sent… Continue reading Letter: Derelict and Abandoned Boats in Cadboro Bay Beach