Boating in Vancouver

Because Vancouver is a coastal city, there are abundant resources for boaters. Find information about our boating facilities and rules about anchoring. 

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Marinas and amenities

Find information on Park Board marinas in Vancouver and learn about the services they provide for both long and short-term boaters.

Anchoring resources


Anchoring in False Creek is a great way to explore the city. Find out how to get the necessary permit.

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Use our online tools to register for classes, pay bills, get permits, and more.

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Speed limit in effect

The speed limit in False Creek is 10 km/h (5 knots).

False Creek anchoring map

anchoring in false creek map

Contact our Vancouver Boater Welcome Centre


VHF channel 66A


September 8 to May 23
Daily: 7:00am to 4:30pm

Southeast False Creek Paddling CentreMarinas and amenitiesAnchoringDocks and boat rampsBoating safety