Banner image: The purpose built launch Skeezix, with her fine yacht lines and fast hull, under power off Rum Row, Mexico, early 1930s.  credit:  Fraser Miles collection

West Coast Rum Running illustrated presentations:

Events 2020

Thursday Feb. 20, 2020 7:00 pm Sointula Museum. Admission by donation: suggested $5 Jointly presentated by the Sointula Museum and Historical Society and the Sointula Public Library

Events 2019

Sidney and North Saanich Inlet Yacht Club
January 24, 2019
1949 North Saanich Way,
North Saanich, BC
Buffet at 6:00 pm $30, talk at 7:15 pm
Reservations: 250-656-4600

Courtenay and District Museum
April 16, 2019, 7 pm

Copies of Don’t Never Tell Nobody Nothin’ No How will be available for purchase ($32.95, Harbour Publishing) and signing after the talk.
Admission to the evening is $5 per Historical Society member; $6 non-members (plus GST). Advance tickets recommended.
The Courtenay and District Museum is located at 207 Fourth Street in downtown Courtenay. FMI: 250-334-0686 ext. 5.

PowerPoint Presentation hosted by the
Tahsis Literary Society
June 6, 2019, 7 pm
Senior’s Centre, 299 Alpine View, Tahsis
Tea, coffee and cookies

Victoria Historical Society
October 24, 2019, 7:30 pm
James Bay New Horizons Hall, 234 Menzies St., Victoria


Events 2018

Maritime Museum of British Columbia
November 1, 2018   5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
634 Humboldt St., Victoria, B.C.

Vancouver Maritime Museum
November 4, 2018  2:30 p.m.
1905 Ogden Ave., Vancouver, B.C.

Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre
November 14, 2018  7:00 p.m.
380 Campbell Street, Tofino, B.C.

Port Alberni Heritage Society
November 15, 2018   7:00 p.m.
Dogwood Room, Echo Centre, 4255 Wallace St.
Port Alberni, B.C.


Books by Rick James: Don't Never Tell Nobody Nothin' No How, West Coast Wrecks, The Ghost Ships of Royston, Historical Shipwrecks of the Central Coast of BC, Historic Shipwrecks of the Sunshine Coast

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