Union SteamShip Co. Marina
P.O. Box 250, Snug Cove, Bowen Island, British Columbia V0N 1G0
p: 604-947-0707 ext. 1 | f: 604-947-0708

Union SteamShip Marine Resort is located at Snug Cove, a tiny harbor on the east side of Bowen Island, approximately eight nautical miles from downtown Vancouver. The entrance to Snug Cove is well lit, shoal free, and has plenty of depth for deep draft vessels. Snug Cove is the gateway to the protected waters of Howe Sound.

The marina, a first class, year-round facility, has guest moorage for boats up to 210 feet in length, electrical outlets for 30 and 50 amps, clean water, new pump-out and a float plane landing. Check in at the office or channel 66A. Among the many amenities is a state-of-the-art dockside showerhouse (the "Best" showers on the West Coast!) with a washroom,  laundry and a TV/Internet lounge.  Free WI-Fi is offered and cell phone reception here is good. A Gift Shop carries a unique selections of items, including locally crafted pieces.  The Chandlery is stocked with useful items and nautical necessities, both new and on consignment.  Dock Morgan's Pub & Restaurant not only serves delicious fare, but also has an outdoor patio for spectacular ocean front dining. Original Union SteamShip Company cottages, which overlook Snug Cove, have been carefully preserved to maintain their original character. They are available for overnight lodging. The resort is surrounded by a 600 acre park with lakes, walking and bicycle trails, picnic areas and beaches.  

Union Steamship Marine Resort offers the ideal location to meet or exchange crew members. It is a 20 minute ferry ride from West Vancouver's Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. From Seattle, it is only a two and one half hour drive via Canada's Highway #1, or just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver. The ferry and water taxi are adjacent to the marina facility.  

E-mail: marina@ussc.ca 


Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 250, Snug Cove, Bowen Island
British Columbia V0N 1G0

Fax: 604-947-0708

Telephone: 604-947-0707 

Please check in on VHF 66A for berth assignment.

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