Originally Posted by SloopJonB
What I didn't understand is why they didn't tow the trailer to Nanaimo harbour and THEN "launch" it - they would have only had to make it across the harbour then and they would have avoided Dodd Narrows. I wouldn't want to run Dodd with a trailer hanging under my boat.
Looked like the boat launch on Newcastle channel (near the old airplane fuel dock/public market) where they launched...
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