Experience sustainable Life on the water in Porpoise Bay, BC, Canada

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    11/08/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We have a 75'x10' floating dock in Porpoise Bay, Sechelt British Columbia with 3 sailboats 25- 31ft, 1 trawler 35ft, 16ft runabout for shore and fishing excursions, 16' hobiecat and a 28' retired Bayliner being set up for workshop, sauna, shower room etc. 500m from runabout moorage and parking at pub, floatplane dock, showers, marine store etc.
    Porpoise Bay is the best protected waterway perfect for sailing, kayaking, fishing, crabbing, etc on the Sunshine Coast of BC.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Sustainable Life on the water. Boat and dock management and operation. Fishing, crabbing, Hobiecat sailing. Most things ocean- living related.

  • Help

    Help

    Seeking individuals who are skilled in Carpentry, Marine Electrical and Mechanics. Diving skills a bonus. We are requiring 12v rewiring on some boats, install of wood heaters in others, repaneling of vberth in trawler, epoxy work and painting on decks, underwater cleaning of hulls and general maintenance of all boats after the repair work is completed.

    Also seeking innovation and skills for building DIY desalination system, hydroponics/ aquaponics etc.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    31 ft Evitt Sailboat 6'2" headroom. New apolostry, teak woodwork throughout, 3 burner propane stove, new freshwater pump. sleeps 2 in Vberth, 2 in salon. Stays tied to the dock.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Sechelt's population increases to apprx 12,000 in summer months. 3 gas stations, two grocery stores with many farmers markets for 10-mile fresh produce and meats. Quaint and friendly people all around. Lots of forested mountains surrounding the entire area for hiking, biking mushroom harvesting, and exploration. Learn what it takes to live off the grid and the ease of life and soul as a result.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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


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