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Lagoon Cove Marina -
East Cracoft Island, the  Broughtons

 
 

Lagoon Cove is located on East Cracoft Island, part of the Broughton Islands, along the BC Inside Passage.  It is easily the friendliest marina you can ever visit.  Folksy Bill and Jean Barber - the owners since 1992 make sure that every visitors get the royal welcome here at Lagoon Cove Marina. 

Every afternoon at 5:00 pm, the marina holds a finger food-potluck  at its big room/workshop.  For the potluck, the marina provides fresh cooked prawns from their daily catch.  When everybody is full and happy, legendary Bill entertains guests with his famous BEAR stories, filling the room with laughter.

Free wireless internet is provided at the workshop, where  yacht club burgees hanging on the ceiling and the walls.  An extensive collection of books and magazines are available at the bookroom on a 1 to 1 exchange.

Water, Fuel, Shower and laundry are all available at the marina.  Bill's famous exercise station makes sure you get in shape.  You will be delighted with the whimsical art all around the marina made with recycled materials.  Be sure to ask about Bill and Jean Barber's collection of recipes from different boaters.


Legendary Bill Barber entertains boaters with his famous BEAR stories.

The workshop serves as the big room for potluck get-togethers.

The internet cubicle is decorated with burgees from all around the world.
Boater from "Ocean Child" helped clean the morning prawn catch for the day's potluck.

Whimsical bear wood sculpture gives a magical feel to Lagoon Cove

Another artwork made with discarded equipment.

Exercise station at Lagoon Cove is serious business.  Volunteer work is welcome at Lagoon Cove.
For more information:
GPS Location"

Location: Broughton Archipelago is located between northern Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia, offshore from Telegraph Cove. Access is by boat only, from Telegraph Cove, Alert Bay, Sointula, and Port McNeill on Vancouver Island.
Interesting links:
Lagoon Cove Marina is located near popular fly-in BC fishing lodges that are accessible only by boat or seaplanes.
Northwest Seaplanes flights from  Seattle to Lagoon Cove Marina.
Other worthwhile stopping points for boaters cruising the inside passage to Alaska are:
Blind Channel   Lagoon Cove   Ocean Falls   Eucott Bay  Hartley Bay