The Oar Board® Rower – Loved on Vancouver Island

Oar Board® Rower and inflatable SUP, Whitehall Rowing and Sail

I recently had the opportunity to demonstrate the Oar Board® Rower in Victoria at the Oak Bay Marina. I was totally amazed and excited to see how easily people were taking to […]

Yes, Row-Camping is a Thing!

Row Camping, Whitehall-Rowing and Sail, Tango 17 boat

Having worked for Whitehall for over a year and half now, the time had come (and I finally found the time) for my partner and I to take a boat out for an extended cruise, complete […]

The Oar Board®: great all-water workout! Take it on your next travel adventure.

The Adventure Row and Fitness Row SUPs are perfect for paddling or sculling. They are specially fitted with deck rings that make the installation of the Oar Board® Rower even easier than on a standard SUP. Getting fit and having fun out […]

By | August 4th, 2017|Featured Videos, Fitness, Rowing, South Island, Sports, Victoria, Videos|0 Comments

Jurassic Grove of Old-Growth Trees revealed on Vancouver Island

One of several monumental western red cedars located in Jurassic Grove, on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Several monumental Western Red Cedars are located in Jurassic Grove

The Ancient Forest Alliance has located an impressive grove of unprotected, monumental old-growth trees growing only a 90-minute drive west of Victoria, […]

By | May 8th, 2017|Jordan River, Port Renfrew, Top Stories|0 Comments

Cycling Malcolm Island: Place of Harmony, Northern Charm

Cycling Malcolm Island: Place of Harmony, Northern Charm by Gregg Strong, Backroads Bike Touring, Vancouver, British Columbia

I experienced late-winter cabin fever recently, and having always wanted to visit Malcolm Island and Sointula, off the northern end of Vancouver Island, I packed my camping gear, loaded my bike […]

By | April 11th, 2017|Cycling, Malcolm Island, Top Stories|1 Comment

Whales and Wilderness Glamping in British Columbia, Canada

Whales, Wilderness and Glamping in British Columbia with Spirit of the West Adventures

Kayak the realm of the Orca and Humpback Whales

Imagine beautiful, big white tents set against the backdrop of towering fir trees and the blues and greens of the ocean lapping at your doorstep. Revel in […]