Cruising Monohull rental in Bowen Island

Cruising Monohull
40 ft
4 Guests

About This Boat

Bowen Island is a stepping off point - just 20 min from Horseshoe Bay - West Vancouver to the spectacular Howe Sound; surrounded by miles of unspoiled islands and towering snow capped mountains.  Join us for a few hours , Spend the Day and if you really really like it - stay over.

Zephyra, a Proven Cruising Monohull that sleeps four adults comfortably starting at $135 CAD per hour -  in Bowen Island, British Columbia.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to Bowen Island?

Public transportation to and from Bowen Island and the City of Vancouver is easy, quick and inexpensive.  The Blue Bus # 250 leaves Georgia and Granville Streets (In from the HBC) that connects directly to the Queen of Capilano– at the Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal.

Search: Timetable for 250 HORSESHOE BAY at WB W Georgia St FS Seymour St

Time from Downtown to Horseshoe Bay is approx. 45 – 60 Min depending on the time of day and traffic – Queen of Capilano sailing time is approx. 20 min.  Buses are frequent and the ferry leaves every hour.

Search: BC Ferries – Bowen Island - Vancouver (Snug Cove – Horseshoe Bay)

From the Ferry Terminal at Bowen it is only a short 300 meter stroll to the Union Steamship Marina and Zephyra. 


When should I arrive?

For our smaller charters (6 people or fewer), arrive up to 10 minutes before your scheduled departure time.

For our larger charters, please arrive at the boarding time, which is usually 15-25 minutes prior to departure. You are welcome to arrive early and dine at one of the many restaurants around the area.

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If you arrive early, you will likely find us preparing the boat for departure, so please be patient and enjoy the view.

What should I wear?

On days when the forecast holds rain, we recommend dressing in layers and wearing comfortable clothing. When in doubt, bring additional warm clothing; you can always choose not to wear it, and we have room to safely store backpacks. We do have extra hats, gloves, jackets, and rain gear, so if you forget or become cold, just let us know. We also have plenty of blankets to cuddle up under.

Shoes: We recommend non-marking comfortable footwear. We don't recommend wearing flip flops, heelless sandals, or high heels, as these types of footwear fall off and can be a tripping hazard.

What if it rains?

We sail rain or shine unless the weather is dangerous, such as thunderstorms. While we recommend dressing for the weather, we have waterproof blankets and extra coats that you may borrow to stay dry and comfortable.

Can I bring food and drink?

You are welcome to bring food and drink including adult beverages. Please be responsible when drinking; if you or anyone in your group become reckless or dangerous, we will end the charter early. We have extra glasses, plates, flatware, and a wine opener on-board.

For our full-day charters on Zephyra, we have a BBQ on board which you encouraged to use. Please do let us know should you want to utilize this option.

Is gratuity included in the price of the sail?

Our captains and crews love sailing and work hard to provide a relaxing, customized experience for your adventure. Tipping for charter boats and tours is the customary way to show your appreciation. However, gratuity is completely optional and at your personal discretion.

Can children come on the sail?

Of course! Sailing is a safe activity that everyone in the family can enjoy, and you would be surprised how at ease children are on the water. We even offer youth programs and sailing lessons.



  • Type: Cruising Monohull
  • Capacity: 4 People
  • Year: 1982
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours
  • Length: 40 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I need to cancel?

If you need to reschedule or cancel your reservation, please notify us as soon as possible. Most charters and adventures are considered standard charters. If you cancel less than 5 days before your scheduled sailing or an excessive number of times, your deposit will be forfeited.

All custom charters have a 30-day cancellation policy, and any custom charter canceled with less than 30-day’ notice is subject to forfeit of full deposit.





  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • BBQ
  • Outboard Engine
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Inverter
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Furling Headsail
  • Head

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From North Vancouver

Member Since Aug 2018

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