After 48 years, we decided to expand our services and relocate to Sooke to be closer to the water and our customers. We consider this part of a growth process of service. Our goal is to offer all that a boater would need or want in boating services and specialties.
Jenkins Marine has its own repair shop which provides both preventive and restorative maintenance. Anytime between spring tune ups and fall winterization, our technicians can handle anything from system repairs and installations to upgrades.
The Small Boat Division of Jenkins Marine Ltd. is located on Erskine Lane, behind the Victoria General Hospital. The View Royal Shop specializes in fiberglass, gelcoat, and paint services and repairs, including interprotect and bottom paint applications, from small chips to major damage. We also do custom builds swimgrids, aluminum engine pod's, kicker brackets, and other add-ons. As well as all interior and exterior modifications, repairs and replacement of transoms, stringers and floors, and the installation of marine electronics.
Our Commercial Division has trained, experienced, and professional carpenters, shipwrights, electricians, painters, welders (CWB certified for aluminum and steel), and fabricators. We have experience in building custom boats, complete refits, interior and exterior renovations, as well as the installation, regular maintenance, and repairs to all structural, mechanical, and electrical components of fishing and pleasure vessels, tugboats, barges, ferries, and all other marine craft.
Don's Boat Transport: We offer insured transportation of all boats, power or sail, from 6 to 70 feet. We specialize in complex moves that require years of experience and attention to detail. On or off of Vancouver Island we have the trailers and the staff to move your boat safely and securely to wherever you would like.
Last but not least, we manufacture high quality 24' sports fishing vessels under our Sea West Boats Division.
Come by our shop for all of your small boat needs and to learn about the high quality and expert workmanship that goes into a Sea West Boat.
Mobile Marine Electric Service
We are the volunteer based organization that operates more than 30 marine rescue stations on the British Columbia coast and in the B.C. Interior.From Vancouver’s busy harbour to the remote waters of the North Coast, our volunteer crews are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ready to respond to marine emergencies. We conduct, on average, 800 marine rescues every year.
You make this possible
Your contributions help support our volunteer training and our keep our equipment in excellent condition. Donations are also used for prevention programs that save lives on the water before a rescue is needed. Thank you.
Since 1987 we have been proudly building Canada's Premier All Welded Aluminum Boat.
From concept to completion all of our boats are built by hand in Sooke, BC. Sooke is on the Southwest Coast of Vancouver Island and needless to say it is the ultimate testing ground for all of our vessels.
Whether you are looking for a pleasure craft, commercial transport or work boat, research boat, rescue boat, oil spill clean up, oil spill response boat or something else all together - we build it all.
If you would like package pricing once you are finished browsing our catalogue, please contact us with your requirements and we will glady send you a personalized quote for your potential new boat.
Sailing lessons and trips for families or individuals.
We would love to take you out for a fun 3 - 4 hour introduction to sailing or help you improve on your skills with Sail Canada lessons. We also teach and examine the PCOC and Marine Radio.
Send us your information and rough (or exact) timeline and we will contact you to find out what works for you. We may have someone else looking for a course at the same time that we may be able to pair you up with. Thanks for your patience.
Monday – Friday – open or sailing
Saturday – open or sailing
Sunday – open or sailing