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Since 1927

Portside Marina

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About Portside Marina

Located in gorgeous Brentwood Bay, Portside Marina was first opened in 1927 by Harry Gilbert as Gilbert's Boathouse. Saanich Inlet was a premier fishing location and at the age of 13, Harry's son, Jim Gilbert, started guiding and went on to become an acclaimed fishing guide. Canadian Prime Ministers John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson (pictured above, sitting) have fished here.

Today, the inlet is popular for prawning, diving, paddling, The Butchart Gardens summer fireworks, beaches and access to great hiking.

Portside Marina has limited availability and is ideal for long skinny sailboats and smaller powerboats.  

Also located at the marina are Pacifica Paddle Sports and Abernethy & Gaudin Boatbuilders. 

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Monthly Moorage Rates

39’ or less:  $12.00 per foot / per month

40’ – 59’: $12.50 per foot /  per month

60’+:  $13.00 per foot / per month

Annual Moorage Rates

39’ or less:  $11.50 per foot / per month

40’ – 59’: $12.00 per foot /  per month

60’+:  $12.50 per foot / per month

Transient Moorage

$1.75 per foot / daily

All moorage rates are subject to 5% GST. 

All moorage rates are subject to change without notice. 

The length of your boat is defined by the total overall boat length including all bowsprits, pulpits, swim grids, davit systems.


Parking is available in the lot across from Brentwood Bay Lodge. 

All Marina tenants are required to obtain a Portside parking pass for display in their vehicles when using the parking lot.

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Contact Us

Email or call 250-652-2211

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Limited Availabilty

We are currently full and have limited slips coming available.

Click here to fill out a Moorage Application

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