Pilot Boat – Pacific Guardian

Pilot Boat for the Pacific Pilotage Authority

Ocean Pacific was contracted to construct a state-of-the-art Pilot boat for the Pacific Pilotage Authority. The craft has been constructed in aluminium and was built to Lloyd’s Class rules. The craft features a MAN tier III emissions system, offering reduced diesel emissions. For more information on this project, visit:  https://oceanpacificmarine.com/latest-news/pilot-boat-for-the-pacific-pilotage-authority/ Pilot Boat MAN Engines Pilot … Continue reading “Pilot Boat – Pacific Guardian”

Cast Away

Castaway,Step 6, Finished Vessel in the Water

This project began with a repaint inquiry in December 2019, and the scope of the project grew from there. This 85-foot yacht was fully repainted and the hull extended, including ten feet of deck space added to the back of the boat, offering a 40+ person capacity. New moulding, live wells, deck, stairs and cabinets … Continue reading “Cast Away”



This 75-foot Ocean Alexander was imported from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Shafts, shaft seals, props and thru-hull valves were removed for inspection and bottom paint was refreshed. Status: Sailed Shafts and propellers were reinstalled with dripless seals and the bottom of the boat was painted with anti-fouling paint.

Western Brave

western brave

This 70-foot Seine fishing boat, owned locally by the Assu family, came in  for new bottom paint, repairs to its PTO (Power Take Off), and fish holds. Status: Sailed The PTO has been rebuilt along with the coupler between the engine and transmission. Rear engine seal was replaced prior to resealing the transmission. Two new … Continue reading “Western Brave”

Single Malt

This unique, 2008, 65-foot yacht, built by Independent Shipwrights in Coombs, BC., has a new lease on life with the dated Mercedes engines being replaced by a pair of Cummins QSB 6.7 and ZF 85a gears to match. With adjustments made to the supplied resilient engine mounts, the engines sound as good as they perform. … Continue reading “Single Malt”

Harbour Sentinel

The Harbour Sentinel is owned and operated by the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) and represents only one of a large fleet of spill-response vessels along British Columbia’s West Coast. Amid concerns about spill potential from the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, the corporation recently increased their fleet by 50 vessels and hired over 100 … Continue reading “Harbour Sentinel”

COVID-19 Concerns

covid update

Due to ongoing concerns for Covid-19 and the safety of our customers and staff, we are making changes to our store and boatyard operations. BOATYARD UPDATE sale & show UPDATE STORE UPDATE: The store is open for business but we will not be allowing customers in the store. To place an order you can contact … Continue reading “COVID-19 Concerns”

Esquimalt III


Government Project Ocean Pacific completed the building and outfitting of a steel work boat for the Esquimalt Graving Dock. The vessel is primarily used to open and close the doors to the graving dock. Seen below is the previous vessel performing its duties in the Esquimalt harbour. The current Vessel that will be replaced soon … Continue reading “Esquimalt III”

Man Overboard System

Man Overboard System

FREEDOM WITH SAFETY Avoid the life threatening danger of a runaway boat! According to USCG statistics 161 deaths occurred in 2016 from falls overboard alone. Provide your customers with the next generation of wireless engine cut-off technology. Now with multiple FOB connectivity. The MOB+™ Wireless Man OverBoard system is an innovative, ABYC compliant, life-saving safety … Continue reading “Man Overboard System”

Fusion Panel Stereo

Fusion Panel Stereo

An ultimate all-in-one, plug and play audio solution, the Panel-Stereo combines all the elements required for excellent audio reproduction inside a single perfectly tuned enclosure. Enjoy flexibility in audio control options with Bluetooth audio streaming, AM/FM radio, USB and AUX audio connections available, providing incredible audio reproduction and a smooth frequency response with Fusion’s Digital … Continue reading “Fusion Panel Stereo”

Shockwave Seat Suspension

Shockwave Seat Suspension

The SHOCKWAVE S5 provides boaters access to the marine suspension technology that Shockwave has tested for years with military clients. The new suspension module, using a fully adjustable Rockshox shock absorber, allows boates to be better protected from the shock of wave impact. The new S% fits on virtually any boat and seat, allowing boated … Continue reading “Shockwave Seat Suspension”

Ken G

I want to send you this note to thank you for the incredible service you provided last week regarding repairing my boat. I was able to go out on Sunday without any problems and everything that you said you would do was done. Again thanks for the great service ~ Ken G

Marc Foster

Thank you for you excellent work and ongoing communication. I am very impressed with your professionalism. ~ owner of the Samba


The run from Campbell River down to Comox went very well. There was little wind so I motored all the way. The Beta 14 performed perfectly. I like the single-handle controller…. made for easy maneuvering into my marina slip. Thanks for the great job you and your team did. ~ Andy

1st Watch Flotation Jackets & Suits

Flotation Bomber Jacket and Coat Extremely Comfortable Waterproof internal bonded & taped seams Designed for Comfort in Cool to Cold Conditions Preserves Body’s Warmth in Air & Water Integrated SOLAS tape on Hood, Shoulders & Wrists Average Buoyancy 18.5 lbs. Transport Canada Approved PFD Anti-Exposure Flotation Suit Superb Fit & Flexibility Pre-curved, articulating knees and … Continue reading “1st Watch Flotation Jackets & Suits”

GM Penman

GM Penman

The GM Penman is a 64’ vessel equipped to respond to marine emergencies involving fuel or oil spills. The vessel is owned and operated by Western Canada Marine Response Corporation. She holds a 1500 foot self-inflating Kepner boom to contain oil at a spill site. The boom skimmer can skim 49 tons of products an … Continue reading “GM Penman”

Pacific Chinook

The Pacific Chinook is owned by Pacific Pilotage and operates out of Port Hardy, BC. This vessel was built for the purpose of transferring Marine Pilots on and off international vessels. Marine Pilots are highly experienced vessel operators with detailed knowledge of local waters. They are delivered to and from international vessels as they enter … Continue reading “Pacific Chinook”

The Evanna

The Evanna is a privately owned 3988 Bayliner. The owner brought the vessel to Ocean Pacific with the goal of improving her trim as she moved through the water. Ocean Pacific worked with the vessel owner and the Naval Architects at Polar Design Sales to design modifications to the vessels hull. Ocean Pacific’s fiberglass team … Continue reading “The Evanna”

Beta Marine Hybrid Propulsion

An abundance of electrical power available (from your battery bank) that can power a washing machine, or microwave or kettle; television and DVD’s no problem – without running the engine. The electric motor provides you with a environmentally friendly green solution. In crowded marinas you can make a silent departure, no-one will hear you leaving … Continue reading “Beta Marine Hybrid Propulsion”

EFOY Fuel Cells

  On board a boat, EFOY fuel cells work like a “mobile power socket” to automatically recharge batteries and are available for use 24 hours a day The EFOY COMFORT produces electricity using the fuel in the fuel cartridge, adding oxygen from the air. In addition to the electricity, it only produces waste heat and … Continue reading “EFOY Fuel Cells”

WESMAR Pleasure Boat Thrusters

Thrusters for Fiberglass, Aluminum, Steel and Wood Vessels 30 to 200 Feet Featuring: Stainless Steel Props Low Maintenance Design Easy Retrofit and Upgrade More Thrust per Input Power Precise Control Easy Retrofit: Upgrading your vessel has never been easier. WESMAR’s two bolt design allows for a simple drop-in installation on existing metric sized tunnels. Both … Continue reading “WESMAR Pleasure Boat Thrusters”

Interlux Paint Guide

Find the right paint solution for your project. Of course you can just ask us, we’re always here to help. But you can also browse all of Interlux’s paint products online. Check out the datasheets and find out which product is right for you. Interlux Paint Product Guide Then give us a shout or stop by, … Continue reading “Interlux Paint Guide”

WASPcam 9902 Camera

Armed and ready for battle, the all-new ‘Gideon’ is WASPcam’s premium camera model, pushing out serious pixel-power, higher frame-rate quality and allowing no room for error when it comes to capturing the best shot, thanks to WASPcam’s new Live Viewing Display (LVD) Wrist Remote! The Gideon records HD video up to 1080p60 (and also 1080p30, … Continue reading “WASPcam 9902 Camera”

MV Skookumtruck


A little TLC for a Vietnam-era LCM-8 which is now Grieg Seafood’s eastern Vancouver Island workhorse Grieg brought us the MV Skookumtruck for some TLC, including sandblasting and hull plainting and replacement of their underwater hull plating. The Skookumtruck is an LCM-8, or “Mike” boat, the type that was operated by the US Army and … Continue reading “MV Skookumtruck”

DND Submarine Fender Barges

Ocean Pacific brought together a multi-disciplinary team to build two 120’ submarine barges for the Canadian Navy. In December of 2014 the Department of National Defence released a solicitation for the fabrication of two Victoria Class Submarine Fender Barges. Ocean Pacific built the first of these Barges back in 2012 and was excited to prepare … Continue reading “DND Submarine Fender Barges”

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Knot Accountable

Knot Accountable

A major refit for a family’s beloved 64’ Vantaire The refit was generally intended to modernise the vessel and make it more comfortable. The main areas of concentration were to re-configure the aft-deck, update the galley and master state room, upgrade electronics and generators and to add an upper pilot house. A design was needed … Continue reading “Knot Accountable”