Ride Schedule Sept. 20: Drive to Port Alice. Sept. 21: Port Alice to Port Hardy and Port McNeill, 97 km. Sept. 22: Port McNeill to Woss and Sayward, 140 km. Sept. 23, Sayward to Campbell River, 74 km. Sept. 24, Campbell River to Comox Valley, 60 km. Sept. 25, Comox Valley to Union Bay, Qualicum and Parksville, 81 km. Sept. 26, Parksville to Port Alberni, 51 km. Sept. 27, Port Alberni to Ucluelet, 102 km. Sept. 28, Tofino to Nanaimo, 35 km. Sept. 29, Nanaimo to Ladysmith and Chemainus, 48 km. Sept. 30, Chemainus to Lake Cowichan and Duncan, 81 km. Oct. 1, Duncan to Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, to Sooke to West Shore, 78 km. Oct. 2. Oak Bay, Victoria and Sidney, 40 km. Oct. 3, Esquimalt, Saanich and Victoria Spirit Square finale, 40 km. Crew members from the MV Tanaka’s Zodiac rescue boat tow a pleasure craft to safety after its engine began overheating on Wednesday.
to shore at Heriot Bay. T h e Te n a k a w a s delayed for short period of time in order to assist in this marine emergency. “BC Ferries usually assists in 20-25 marine emergencies throughout the service area in a given year,” said BC Ferries spokesperson Deborah Marshall. “The employees train for many different incidents and their professionalism was demonstrated yesterday during this situation.”
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The MV Tenaka was called in to rescue a boat Wednesday. The Tenaka is the BC Ferry that sails between Quadra Island and Cortes Island. Shortly after 3 p.m., the Coast Guard called the captain on the Tenaka and requested their assistance with a 24 foot vessel in distress near Viner Point on Read Island. The vessel’s engine was reported to be overheating and the two passengers were afraid they were going to go on the rocks near Viner Point. The ferry launched a zodiac rescue boat and towed the pleasure craft
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Cortes ferry rescues boat from running aground
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