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The Boat

SilverFox Marine Charters has full liability insurance in place, and certified by Transport Canada. The Silver Fox has a covered rear deck to keep our guests shaded from the sun sheltered from the rain. Equipped with two steering stations with controls. Built-in 115 volt a.c. powered freezer, refrigerated fish cooler and standard 12 volt Norcold refrigerator. Electric powered toilet, shower, 150 gals (678 liters) fresh water, Complete Galley: Microwave, salad bar, sink, etc. 600 lb (272 kg.) Davit, 12ft (3.66meters) Achilles Inflatable Raft c/w/ 6 h.p. Johnson, 6 man Beaufort Life Raft and all necessary safety equipment. (C.S.I.) Canada Transport Inspected. Complete fishing gear. Licensed Skippers. The SilverFox comfortably sleeps 4 guests Cruising range: 600 miles. 


Cabin Details

The forward cabin has two five-inch foam mattresses, with a head, hot shower, and storage space. Aft Cabin The aft cabin has 1 double and 1 single berth with a head and shower, storage drawers, cupboards, and hanging closet.

The galley is equipped with a fridge, stove and oven, toaster, fresh ground coffee maker, pots and pans, dishes, cutlery, spices and cooking oil.

Washing & Facilities:
Potable Water-two 150 gallon fresh water tanks. Hot Water-on demand.

37 'stretched Farrell design, heavy commercial fibreglass hull, 40 ft.o.a. ( 12.5 meters)
Beam: 11' 6" (3.52 meters)
Draft: 5'6" (1.68 meters)
Power: 903 Cubic Inch Cummins Diesel with 509 Twin-Disc transmission c/w trolling gear.
Electrical: 3-1500 watt 110volt invertors, Kubota Diesel Genset ( A.C./D.C.). modern electronics and navigational aids
Heat: Dickinson Diesel Cabin Heater, Dickinson Diesel Stove

Your Guide & Host

SilverFox Marine Charters Ltd. Is owned and operated by Paul Barnes. Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Paul has always been passionate about the outdoors with a keen interest in being on the water. Paul first travelled down the Alberni Canal and into Barkley Sound back in 1990 and was facinated with the marine life and scenary. Paul has experienced the BC coast working as a commercial diver in the aquaculture industry and believes Barkley Sound is one of the most beautiful places coastal Vancouver Island, British Columbia has to offer. Paul is passionate about our coastal environment and history and looks forward to sharing with you an experience that will not be soon forgotten. 

Paul Barnes is Transport Canada Certified :
• Small Vessel Operator Proficiency SVOP 4
• Marine Emergency Duties Med A2
• Marine Emergency Duties Med A3
• Restricted Operator Certificate
• Maritime (Radio) ROC-M 1
• Marine First Aid
• WCB Certified Commercial Diver

Paul Barnes - Owner & Operator

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Paul has always been passionate about the outdoors with a keen interest in being on the water, and is also a Certified Commercial Diver.

SilverFox Marine Charters
Vancouver Island BC

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