A pirate's hideaway on Galiano island, in British Columbia, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Update: due to the *NEW*covid19 measures we will now be accepting people who want to stay for more then a few weeks. Any travelers that wish to stay must have taken the same steps outlined by the government ( two weeks of not traveling). If you have not been traveling and have already been quarantined for a time we could consider taking you in provided you can tell us what steps you take to prevent the transmission of the virus.
    Oh and you have to be completely awesome.

    Without further ado here is our profile.

    I am an adventurer and inventor who knows how to live life.
    My work brings me around the world for product inspections as a garment tech, but I also do some graphic design, and product R&D across many fields.
    On the island I am known as Zeuss because there are far too many Daves haha.
    I love good food, music, and company.
    I am passionate, energetic and generally busy but the calm and peacefulness of staring at a fire, sunset or stars and sitting with good food and drink.
    I enjoy hard work and feel I am a good patient communicator.
    My projects are many on the property from setting up water systems to building sheds , and trails.
    My projects on the boat are never ending cleaning and scrubbing to fibreglass and carpentry work to wiring and plumbing. Check out Galiano island and our space from Google earth ;)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Galiano island is awesome, travellers will benefit from the fresh air , peacefulness and serenity of the area we live in.

    Galiano island has many parks to wander; it is a short ferry ride from Vancouver and Victoria (on Vancouver island).

    Galiano island has 1100 colourful people. and offers many cultural community based activities including games night, soup and bread , pingpong and volleyball.
    Galiano has seven restaurants, four stores and miles of shoreline and forest trails.
    I am a former tour guide and can help you discover our beautiful province of British Columbia .

  • Help

    Help

    The boat, projects are cleaning, cooking, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and fibreglassing.
    The property: building ,carpentry, jointery post and beam buildings, heavy duty mechanics to work on tractors backhoe, excavator and other machinery. Cleaners, cooks and sewers to help with the day to day. Yard work and maintenance like trail building and landscaping.
    You could also play live music while I work... bahahahahah ;)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Chinese, little Spanish, and French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    On the boat:
    There are two sofas, one of which is a comfortable queen sized sofa bed. There may be other options if greater privacy is required.
    On the land: There is a trailer/caravan or a tent. There is currently an outdoor composting toilet and an outdoor shower in the works.
    If you need extra privacy, I will do my best to accommodate you in a more private setting.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    My expectations for my guests will be to be social, help with projects around the property and boat, helping to keep things tidy and clean, I expect a good work ethic and to keep to a schedule.
    I am not a slave driver, but love the drive the workaways have given me so far. Thanks to Toots, Kai, Sandra, and all the others ;) .
    This is a safe place , quiet and free of drama (unless we are playing charades)
    Not cool with racists, xenophobic, sexist folks.
    My politics are non-dogmatic centrist and open-minded, try and change my mind:)

    Last Minute workaways are totally welcome.
    Please note my profile is still under construction.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Some of the equipment on my property
Sunset from the boat
One of the buildings I built on the property
Music corner , sleeping options
This is a picture of my primary residence "the boat"
I throw a sailing regatta and Pirates party on my boat and in the area once a year... I love to dress up
I work in Asia this is our car in Shanghai on Canada day ;)

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