BC FERRIES HELPING TO GET THE “OLDEST SAILBOAT IN CANADA” BACK IN THE WATER
VICTORIA – About 10 years ago, Dorothy and her weary wooden shell, caught a free ride on a BC Ferry headed to Gabriola Island. On June 28, 2022 Dorothy will take advantage of another complimentary trip, putting an end to her Gabriola sabbatical. A lot has changed during the decade long experience. Thanks to some restoration work, the 125-year-old beauty doesn’t look a day over 30, and her trip back to Vancouver Island will be on board a hybrid electric Island Class ferry, which should appeal to the environmental sensibilities of the oldest registered operational sailboat in Canada.
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