April 8 – Women on Water 2017– Sponsored by BlueWater Crusing, this is a full day of courses covering everything from knots to navigation. They will also be offering a session in the new Camosun College navigation simulation lab on slow speed maneuvering for anchoring and docking.
April 12 – Water Documentaries Film Night At the VIU Campus, Nanaimo. Enjoy a selection of short films relating to all things water. Appreciate the beauty of aquatic ecosystems and learn about the ongoing efforts to protect our most precious resource, around the globe. There will be something for all interests!
April 14–17 – Easter Long Weekend, a kick-off to the season for many West Coast boaters!
April 22 - The Maritime Museum of BC (Victoria) is once again hosting its great annual Massive Marine Garage Sale. You will find a wide range of marine and recreational items with sellers packing the warehouse at Ogden Point and along the pier outside.
April 22 – Earth Day, founded in 1990, Earth Day Canada is a national charity that inspires and supports people across the country to connect with nature and build resilient communities
April 28 - Wine For Waves at the Four Season's Hotel, will bring together B.C.’s best wineries and sustainable seafood restaurants. All proceeds will benefit the Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise Program.