Welcome to the BC Branch of The Nautical Institute

"The Nautical Institute is a professional body of highly qualified mariners, whose membership is drawn from commercial, naval, government shipping and other nautical activities.  Its headquarters are in London with Branches on all continents. It is devoted to promoting high standards of nautical competence and knowledge.

The British Columbia Branch has membership of approximately 200 professional mariners based in Western Canada and in the USA.  Seminars and meetings are held in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. Any Nautical Institute Members visiting B.C. or the USA, Pacific Northwest is encouraged to contact the branch secretary

All Branch Members are reminded that attendance at Monthly Directors Meetings is welcome. The meetings are normally conducted in the Conference Room onboard the 17:00 to 18:35 Tsawwassen to Swartz bay Sailing on the second Tuesday of every month. Please contact any Branch Director for details.

Of note to the general membership: members-at-large are not required at the committee meetings, but neither are they in general practice excluded; maximum participation by members at all levels is encouraged, and all members are encouraged to submit ideas for consideration by the committee.