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Blue Pacific Yacht Charters

1519 Foreshore Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3X3, Canada
+1 800-237-2392
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Very Sad State of Affairs

We signed up as a leasee with this company commencing Jan 2017. Unbeknownst to us, the company had... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Lana W
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Alberta, Canada
Horrible experience - - had to sue to have funds returned

Both my wife and I are experienced, life-long boaters, and we have owned and chartered many boats... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
JWD1964
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Victoria, Canada
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Blue Pacific Yacht Charters has high quality 34 to 42 foot sailboats and 27 to 86 foot power boats available for "bareboat" charters in "inside waters" of BC and Washington State. An experienced Captain is available for hire. Personal boat operation lessons are available. Yacht Leasing is also available. Blue Pacific Yacht Charters has been in business since 1982, and offers sailors and yachtsmen exceptional boats for their West Coast cruising pleasure. Trip plan recommendations are available.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
26 Jun 2018
“Very Sad State of Affairs”
29 May 2018
“Horrible experience - - had to sue to have funds returned”
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1519 Foreshore Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3X3, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We signed up as a leasee with this company commencing Jan 2017. Unbeknownst to us, the company had been bought out and management had changed. Our year on "Up Yer Kilt' progressively got worse. We loved the boating experience and the chance to learn the...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Both my wife and I are experienced, life-long boaters, and we have owned and chartered many boats over the years. We have never experienced anything as poorly run, deceptive, and frustrating as this operator. As we had to travel to Vancouver with friends to pick...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Pacific Blue Charters are the best in the business. The boats are beautifully maintained and their attention to customer service is without parallel. Its easy for a charter group to get praise for trips that are without issue. However, at no fault of Pacific Blue...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Friends and I chartered a cruising sailboat out of Vancouver's lovely Granville Island Marina through the Blue Pacific folks. Helpful staff, a detailed pre-departure boat orientation and extensive provisioning options within a 2 minute stroll at Granville Island market got us on our way for...More

1  Thank Wayne O
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Reservation process was simple (although you cannot check boat availability online as you can with other charter companies) and everything was handled competently by phone and email. Boat check in/out quick and painless. They have a wide selection of power and sail boats to choose...More

Thank foodjava
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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I chartered the 27 foot Ranger Tug ARTHOS for a week. We traveled 65 miles south to the San Juan Islands. We had one of the most enjoyable trips of our lives. In return we had surprise heavy winds (20-25 knots) and...More

1  Thank John G
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

I chartered a 38ft motor yacht as a gift to a family member looking to complete his "bucket list" while he was still able to. While this is far from an inexpensive option we were provided with a well maintained and appointed motor yacht and...More

Thank Nick C
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Hello Blue Pacific, We finally turned our dream into reality…….after many boat shows my husband and I finally decided to charter a power boat, and train to receive the ISPA (International Sail and Power Academy) Day Skipper/Competent Crew certificate. We met Serpa at the boat...More

Thank Geoff H
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

Mike and his team are super easy to deal with. Booking is straightforward and all charges are known in advance. I recommend you get the vessel sorted the day before by taking the first overnight option - that will get you away quicker. We always...More

2  Thank Gordo B
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

This visit was my fourth in a year. I have been on a 36' power, 36' sail, 40' sail and most recently a 42" sail. In those times I have completed competent crew for sail and power, day skipper for sail and power, as well...More

4  Thank Darrell S
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overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
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