Professional Location Services For Films, Commercials and Still Photography
As British Columbia's highest customer-rated sail charter experts, you can depend upon us to provide professional logistical support that enables you focus on results and achieve the perfect scene for your television, commercial, music video, blog, vlog, film or photography production. Tap our marine resources and local knowledge to find spectacular backdrops, iconic views and sailing action shots to help produce the highest quality results.
Local Sailing and Marine Experts
Experienced, professional and local expertise
The Canadian Coastal team is highly experienced and able to work with the creative, technical and operational guidelines of the film industry. We help ensure superior outcomes based upon our professionalism and local knowledge of the Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler region.
Stunning Backdrops, Creative Options
Set the perfect scene
As North America's southern-most fjord, northern Howe Sound has a rich diversity of geographic features, weather patterns and lighting conditions perfect for coastal backdrops and maritime scenes. Lean on our local area knowledge to help scout and select the perfect location.
Certified and Insured Vessel and Crew
The safety and productivity of your team is our crew's priority
Our vessels, skippers and crew are fully certified by Transport Canada and commercially insured. Our crew will work with your team to provide any necessary safety information, education and training to manage risks, and promote safe and productive practices.
VIP and Talent Entertainment
Private, discrete and respectful
Treat your key contributors to a day they will never forget. Catering, security and transfer services can all be included in an exclusively curated private charter.
Frequently Asked Questions
For other questions, visit our FAQ Page
Does Squamish require permits to film?
The District of Squamish requires a variety of permits, licenses, fees and deposits depending upon the production's requirements. See Squamish Filming Application for more information.
Does Britannia Beach require permits to film?
Britannia Beach is located in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD), which is outside of the District of Squamish boundaries. The SLRD does not currently require commercial film permits, but provincial agencies may require permits, depending upon the nature and location of the production. See Filming in the SLRD for more information.
How many cast and film crew can be aboard a sailboat?
The sailing vessels can accommodate a maximum of twelve passengers, exclusive of the vessel's sailing crew.
Are drone (RPAS) flights permitted in Squamish?
No drone flights are permitted within 3 miles (5.6 km) of the Squamish Municipal Airport. Commercial drone filming is subject to Transport Canada rules and Squamish Drone Usage Policies.
Where to start
Contact us to help scout Vancouver, Squamish and Howe Sound marine locations or discuss how our sailing and local knowledge can support your production requirements.