2018 shipyard aboard Raincoast Conservation research vessel “Achiever” is complete! With coats of primer and paint applied, a few new ball valves, a shinned up prop and few other upgrades, Achiever is back in the water. A big thanks to Nanaimo Yacht Charters and Stones Marina for the lift and facilities. Velella Voyages, Yasmin Sinclair, and Nathaniel Glickman for your help over the past two weeks. Looking forward to this season plying the coastal waters of B.C.
Amazing waterfall in one of the Great Bear rainforest river systems we visited on Raincoast conservation research vessel Achiever this week.
Osprey departs from its perch to search for food. While taking a break from the rolling seas aboard Raincoast Conservation research vessel Achiever we watched this beautiful hawk soaring on steady wing beats searching the small bay for fish.
We are grateful for many things, not least a fantastic staff. Pictured here is Nick Sinclair, skipper…
Raincoast Conservation research vessel Achiever heading north for her first trip of the season. It’s spring on the central coast with thick dew in the morning and beautiful skylines. Heading out to explore the many rivers and estuaries in the heart of the Great Bear.
Raincoast’s Emerging Stewards program is designed to help inspire a new generation of conservation leaders in the Salish Sea. We connect local youth with Raincoast scientists and Salish Sea Indigenous knowledge holders through a variety of nature-based experiential learning activities. Field and class visits lead up to the program’s centrepiece where our research vessel Achiever serves as a floating classroom…