Located in Gold River, B.C.

Join skipper Max Savey aboard "The First Citizen", a comfortable 12 passenger, fully insured, Canadian Coast Guard approved boat.

Whether on business or holiday, sit back and enjoy the breathtaking scenic views of Nootka Sound. Experience a variety of wildlife in their natural habitats.

We pride ourselves in offering a friendly reliable service enhanced by an in depth knowledge of the area and its history.


  • Reliable & Friendly
  • Experienced & knowledgeable crew
  • Year round charters available
  • Servicing Nootka Sound
  • Special summer sailings to Yuquot June through September
  • Reasonable rates
  • Special rates for groups, seniors and children 12 and under.

How To Find Us

Travel from Campbell River to Gold River along highway 28. When you get to Gold River turn left at B.C. Info. Centre at the town's entrance. Follow this route 14km to the mill and the Government Wharf where the "First Citizen" is docked.

Remember to bring a warm sweater, rain jacket or wind breaker and wear sensible shoes - it may be cool on the water.