We are situated on and we are the terminus of the famous Westsong Walkway which is a waterfront promenade between Westbay and downtown Victoria. The walk to downtown Victoria is about 40 minutes.
The walk to the Town of Esquimalt shopping centre is only 10 minutes.
We are the Terminus for a fleet of 10 Harbour Ferries which ferry you to various points in Victoria Harbour. Downtown is about 15 minutes away by ferry.
By car, downtown is about 7 ½ minutes away.
Regular, frequent bus transportation is available one-half block from the Marina.
The Marina is convenient to easy bicycle routes to all points, including the Galloping Goose Trail.
Use your own commuter boat - about 12 minutes to downtown.
Westbay Circa early 1960's
Our New Marine Village has:
Floathome moorage for up to 40 Floathomes in their own village.
square foot commercial building housing restaurant, pub, café,
offices, marina facilities, tourist facilities, fishing charters,
retail stores and yacht club is planned.
Boat moorage (including legal liveaboard boat moorage) for approximately 80 boats.
We provide a “turnkey” Floathome package including:
Architectural and design services to design a custom Floathome to your tastes and specifications.
Construction of Floathomes to high standard, properly engineered and certified with record drawings.
Course of construction and long-term financing of Floathome and Marine Lot Sub-Lease through bank lenders, including CMHC insurance, if necessary.
Floathome owners insurance package.
We can provide professional property rental and management services.
Contact us for details.
Floathome Village rendering
Features of Floathome Village:
Floathome Village area has 26 Floathome Marine Lots available.
Private, remote controlled, gated entrance at the access ramps ensures privacy.
State of the art concrete floats are minimum 8' wide in most places.
Minimum 100 amp. domestic power to each Marine Lot, each individually
metered. Full natural gas service is provided so your hydro requirements
are much reduced.
Full Shaw Internet ready cabling for television and Internet access.
Telephone cabling allowing multiple phones lines to each Marine Lot.
Fire control systems right on the docks.
Sewer connections for each Marine Lot.
Dock lighting for safety and security.
Each Floathome is accessible by boat so Floathome owners can moor a commuter boat or recreation boats up to 18' long adjacent to their Floathome.
Parking adjacent to the Floathome Village is included.
Common Area Maintenance is carried out by our Marina Staff - you only maintain your Floathome and we will even do that for you, for a fee.
Docks at Westbay Marine
Floathome Design Elements:
Carefully considered engineering and aesthetic design standards have been created to ensure your safety, and a high quality marine environment.
Your Floathome may be 3 storeys in height but the third storey is restricted to 300 square feet of area.
Your Floathome may be up to 30' in height.
The Maximum size of a Marine Lot is 1,000 square feet so the largest floathome can be as much as 2,300 square feet.
"Marine Lots" range in size from 625 to 1,000 square feet.
Westbay is part of the Municipality of Esquimalt which is a suburb of Victoria. It is a beautiful waterfront municipality with excellent public services, shopping, public recreation facilities, library and more.
The Westbay area is a mixture of commercial, residential and tourist uses and is quiet, yet vibrant.
Within walking distance from the Marina is Municipal Hall, Library, Recreation Centres with ice rink, curling, pool, seniors programs, fitness centre, and more.
Banks, shopping mall and other commercial facilities are also within easy walking distance.