Film Industry Resources and Services

Film and Photography Location Sailboat and Marine Services

Sailboat and Marine Locations

For Films, Commercials and Still Photography

As British Columbia's highest customer-rated sail charter expert, we can help 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.

British Columbia Sailboat Film Locations

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.

British Columbia Sailboat Film Locations
Howe Sound Sailboat Film Locations

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.

Private Sailboat Charters for VIP and Film Talent

Frequently Asked Questions

For other questions, visit our FAQ Page

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.

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.

The sailing vessels can accommodate a maximum of twelve passengers, exclusive of the vessel's sailing crew.

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.

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