Stop and experience !

When you get the chance to stop look and listen, its surprising how much natural there is to experience all around you. We love to search and find incredible wildlife along the Westcoast of Canada.

Reaching is beautiful

Reaching on a Rhodes 77 – beautiful. Thank Phillip L Rhodes. This past weekend Connie and I had aboard Brent Jacobi, Nick Brown and Connor Gann for a sail from Caddy Bay out into the strait of Juan de Fuca. Its was a beautiful afternoon with a westerly breeze of about 8 – 12 knots. We hosted the staysail for the first time and had fun seeing her get upto 10.2 knots while reaching back into the bay.

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Esperanza – 76th International Swiftsure Yacht Race – Rounding Mark

Captain Connie ordering boat parts while departing for our next anchorage. ⚓️ @shelbourneoptical @rayban

Connie and I just finished dropping off our official race and radio crew, Dom and George in Victoria Inner harbour. This past weekend it was the 76th annual International Swiftsure Yacht Race and Sailing Esperanza was the official rounding mark for the Clallam Bay race, a 76 nautical mile sailing race west into the strait of Juan de Fuca and back to the Victoria Inner Harbour.
The Gann’s really enjoyed and were proud 😎 to be apart of swiftsure’s Clallam Bay – Juan de Fuca Race ⚓️ #swiftsure2019 

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Winter of 2019

It’s beautiful but we are looking forward to Spring. That’s one way to insulate your boat ! 

Our Marine Electrican

Connie and I are so happy to share with all of you how impressed we are with the professional work we have received from Gordon and his team at All Marine Electric.  Esperanza is a completed vessel with many systems and Gordon, has a total handle on our marine electrical needs.

All Marine Electric
All Marine Electric designs and services electrical and electronic systems for commercial vessels and pleasure crafts.

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1968 – 50th birthday fishing


On my 50th birthday we catch two salmon and get to witness some transient ocra’s. ⠀⠀⠀

A weekend with the kids

Very special to have Connor, Marina, Jack, and Nick aboard Esperanza this weekend. We missed Connie and Asia loads. We had a fun time doing alittle sailing, making meais, and shared a couple of beers while we sailed around Salt Spring Island.

Very special to have @cgann_ @marinagann @wackjilt @nickbrownsie aboard this weekend. We missed Connie and @asia.gann

95 Likes, 5 Comments – Sailing Esperanza (@sailingesperanza) on Instagram: “Very special to have @cgann_ @marinagann @wackjilt @nickbrownsie aboard this weekend. We missed…”

Welcoming back Walde Sailing

Heading to Sidney Spit to welcome back waldesailing from their circumnavigation of Vancouver Island. Friday and Saturday on the ⚓️ @tiffanywalde @factorycustomfab @boatingbc
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167 Likes, 2 Comments – Sailing Esperanza (@sailingesperanza) on Instagram: “🇨🇦 Day is on the horizon and we will are welcoming back #waldesailing from their circumnavigation…”