Vessels Built by the Silva Bay Shipyard Ltd.

compiled by John M. MacFarlane 2013

It was located at Silva Bay on Gabriola Island BC. It occupies the Whithey Shipyard site that includes the Silva Bay Shipyard School – Canada’s only full time, accredited training in Wooden Boat Building and the Silva Bay Resort and Marina.

4 matches. 1 page. Max 50 records per page.
Page # 1
Name Registration Vessel Type Year Built
Gypsy Dancer 313227 Fishboat, general 1961
Island Beau 323485 Fishboat, general 1965
Island Belle (I) 313227 Fishboat, general 1961
Sealander I 835101 Barge 2007

Author’s Note: This is a partial list (work in progress).

Note to Reader: Vessel names containing Roman numerals in parentheses (e.g. Floater (II)) indicates more than one vessel in the database with the same name. The numerals in parentheses are NOT part of the vessel name but are used to distinguish one vessel from another in the database.

Vessel Images: Can you help us fill gaps in the vessel images in the database? If you have pictures of missing vessels that you have taken and would be willing to contribute to the database to make it more complete all our users would be very grateful. Please send them to admin(at)

To quote from this article please cite:

MacFarlane, John M. (2013) Vessels Built by the Silva Bay Shipyard Ltd. 2013.

New Nauticapedia Book Just Published!

Volume Four in series

The Nauticapedia List of British Columbia's Floating Heritage Volume Four

Book — British Columbia's Floating Heritage
For more information …

Site News: Dec 21st, 2018

Databases have been updated and are now holding 56,445 vessel histories (with 5,467 images) and 58,183 mariner biographies (with 3,659 images).

© 2002-2019