COOPER BOATING news ~ latest information about boating in BC
Subject: VICTORIA boat show
(Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 06:06PM )
join us at the VICTORIA BOAT SHOW!

if you haven’t booked a charter or course for 2015 yet, come see us for some fantastic DEALS and PROMOTIONS

~we also have a few surprises up our sleeves~

contact DAWN ( for details

(Posted on Apr 9, 2015 at 04:08PM )
Only two sleeps until the GRANVILLE ISLAND OPEN HOUSE ~ the schedule has been set for some riveting seminars 
~ go offshore in the comfort of the classroom ~ relive the 2014 VIC MAUI race at 11am ~
~ get tied in knots as you attend Kit’s Knotty session at 12 ~
~Dave gets “up close & personal with the marine head” – overcome all your fears of this dreaded device at 1pm ~
~ Kit unravels the mystery of a few more knots at 2pm ~
BBQ running and you can call down to book into a demo ride 604.687.4110
~ PLUS – a few ‘super specials’ to kick off your best boating season yet ~

(Posted on Mar 26, 2015 at 04:20PM )
Legendary designer Ian Farrier has just announced that latest catamaran design headed for BC

we're so glad this cat is out of the bag!!
Subject: COOPER boating OPEN HOUSE
(Posted on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:36AM )
Join us for our season-opening festivities coming up APRIL 11th 11-5 PM at Cooper Boating, Granville Island (1832 Mast Tower Rd., Vancouver)!

Boats will be open for viewing *PLUS* free boat rides and informative clinics will be offered throughout the day!
**Last chance** to take advantage of charter and boating school open house specials *AND* last but not least... the BARBECUE will be up and running!

Come see what Cooper Boating is all about, meet our Jibset Sailing Club members and some of our fabulous instructors
We can't think of a better way to start the season off!

**Limited boat rides are availalbe so give us a call to book your spot**

See you then!
- your friendly Cooper Crew! ( 1-888-999-6419)

Subject: free as the wind
(Posted on Feb 26, 2015 at 06:49PM by Colin Jackson)
SAILOR PRICING = the wind is free & everything else should be! ~ we run periodic classes off season to add value to our memberships ~ these sessions are normally for MEMBERS ONLY ~

BUT - we say "WHAT OFF SEASON??... CHECK OUT THIS WEATHER!!"  ~ so, ON MARCH 22, we are blowing the VANCOUVER doors open (pardon that pun, we can't help ourselves sometimes) to offer a FREE SAIL TRIM SEMINAR from 10am to 3pm, PLUS - a bonus of the recap from our 2014 VIC MAUI adventure - contact the VANCOUVER OFFICE TODAY through THIS EMAIL LINK

~ this offer is on a space available basis, so act NOW ~

Subject: excited about a smaller addition
(Posted on Feb 26, 2015 at 09:32AM by Colin Jackson)
~ we are delighted to announce the addition of a late model, low hours SILVERTON 34 CONVERTIBLE at our VANCOUVER LOCATION ~

we don't yet have a name for this new vessel, but she will be deployed in both bareboat charters & our recreational boating school programs

~ if you are looking for a great boating holiday, this boat will delight those looking for a great boat in a smaller package ~

thanks to current market demand, we are very excited to be adding a boat that isn't a monster or intimidating to handle

~ JENY at our VANCOUVER OFFICE is standing by to line up your boating adventure on this boat - contact her TODAY ~

Subject: a whole new breed of cat
(Posted on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:10PM by Colin Jackson)
We are delighted to announce confirmation of a new power catamaran destined for BC waters & the COOPER fleet.   AQUILA power catamarans come with the leadership of industry veterans and represent a fusion of European, Asian and North American styling.

“The market has asked for exactly what has built into the Aquila Power Cat.  It fills a market void and we know that we will see more and more of this type of boat here in the Pacific Northwest. We are very pleased to be the region’s pioneers.” said Aaron Tweedy - who is taking the lead on this project within Cooper Boating.
Delivery of the first 44’ AQUILA power cat (shown above) is set for spring 2015 and will be displayed at the 2015 Victoria Harbour Boat Show from April 30 - May 3, 2015
(Posted on Jan 11, 2015 at 02:21PM )
come check out our booth at the
january 21 - 25 at BC Place
& the hands on skills training clinics at the floating show on granville island

~ OR ~

january 23 - february 1

the countdown is on!
 ~ come see us for early booking deals and promotions ~
book now or forever hold your peace
~~well, until next year anyway

Subject: check out the new view
(Posted on Dec 31, 2014 at 05:07PM by Colin Jackson)
so many years in the business, finally a room with a VIEW!

~ the new VANCOUVER charter & boating school office is up & running at 1832 MAST TOWER ROAD - come by for a visit (after tomorrow, we're closed NEW YEAR'S DAY, then open daily after that) ~

ENJOY THE VIEW! (we sure do!)
Subject: CHRISTMAS is just around the corner
(Posted on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:36AM )
starting someone off with a new pastime can be truly life transforming, and we can help!
gift certificates are available now, and courses are 10% off until december 15

there are all sorts of great possibilities, whether you need a gift for someone who's an old salt or a newbie

here are a few ideas:
~a beginners course to learn the basics
~an intermediate or advanced course to upgrade skills
~a docking or anchoring clinic
~a coastal navigation or VHF course
~boating guides to all the best local destinations

give your friends and family a gift they will always remember

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