Recreational boating

Are you a recreational boater looking for a place to launch or moor your boat? Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen offers a boat launch and Gallant Wharf has temporary moorage available.

Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen boat launch

The boat launch at Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen is open year-round for launching boats up to 36 feet. It is open daily from 6 am - 10 pm.

You can purchase daily boat launch tickets from the on-site ticket machine.

You can purchase yearly permits at District Hall.

Download the boat launch pass application form

Boat launch rates (includes parking)

2016 District resident non-District resident
Daily (includes parking) $18.95 $18.95
Yearly (January 1 through December 31) $162.38 $248.57

Prices quoted do not include GST

Gallant Wharf moorage

Temporary moorage is available at Gallant Wharf in Deep Cove. Moorage is available by hour or month. 

Download the boat moorage pass application 

Long-term moorage rates (does not include parking)

Season Duration Rate Total 
Winter Monthly $7.81 per foot $7.81 x boat length (in feet) = total cost
  3 months $22.10 $22.10 x boat length (in feet) = total cost
  6 months $40.10 $40.10 x boat length (in feet) = total cost
Summer monthly $10.57 $10.57 x boat length (in feet) = total cost
  3 months $29.62 $29.62 x boat length (in feet) = total cost
  6 months $52.67 $52.67  x boat length (in feet) = total cost

Prices quoted do not include GST

Hourly moorage rates (does not include parking)

You can purchase hourly moorage tickets from the Gallant Wharf ticket machine.

Boat size Duration Rate
Up to 16 feet  2 hours $3.48
  6 hours $11.29
  12 hours $22.76
Over 16 feet and up to 20 feet 2 hours $4.43
  6 hours $13.14
  12 hours $26.38
Over 20 feet and up to 24 feet 2 hours $4.95
  6 hours $14.81
  12 hours $29.57
Over 24 feet and up to 28 feet  2 hours $5.38
  6 hours $16.48
  12 hours $32.86
Over 28 feet and up to 32 feet 2 hours $6.10
  6 hours $18.10
  12 hours $36.34
Over 32 feet and up to 36 feet 2 hours $6.62
  6 hours $19.76
  12 hours $39.52

Prices quoted do not include GST