Beginning July 30 the CBC will be highlighting recreational boating on its afternoon CBC 1 radio programming in British Columbia.
Tune into On The Coast on CBC Radio 1 weekdays from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, as well as CBC News Vancouver at 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00 pm, for a special series of features about recreational boating. Programming notes for the week include:
Monday July 30: On The Coast – the CBC's Jason D'Souza explores the cost of boat ownership on BC's lower mainland.
Tuesday July 31: On The Coast – CBC contributor Luke Brocki looks at the problems of a city of boaters desperate for marina space and suggests possible solutions to the shortage of mooring options.
Wednesday August 1: Focus on small businesses involved in the boating business, with an introduction to local entrepreneurs who are selling the dream.
Thursday August 2: Boat names – the good, the bad, ad the just plain silly.