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Feature Pilot: Captain Peter Vivian

B.C. Coast Pilots continue to work 24/7 during the Covid-19 pandemic keeping 15,000 miles of the province's coastline safe while maintaining the global supply chain moving. We want to highlight the work done by these devoted Pilots and shine a light on the people behind the safe movement of ships on our coast.

Tips for Safe Boating

It’s almost springtime and most probably the water temperatures will start to rise making it favorable for water sports.

Winter on the water

Winter in B.C. can be quite different than the rest of Canada depending on where you look, and that includes our coast!

Pilot Technology Today

Pilots have been dedicated to keeping the 15,000 miles of our province’s coast safe since the mid-1800s, but a lot has changed since then!

Boarding Safety and Pilot Ladders

According to the International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA), nearly 30 pilot deaths occurred between 2005 and 2018, about half of which were related to ladder failures or non-compliance issues.
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