Prevost Island

PREVOST ISLAND lies amidst the southern GULF ISLANDS east of SALTSPRING ISLAND on the BC FERRY route between Swartz Bay and TSAWWASSEN. Its deeply indented shoreline offers several sheltered anchorages for boaters. It is the only Gulf Island of any size that has no ferry service, but it is populated and boasts one of the largest farms in the islands, owned for many years by the de Burgh family. The island is named for Capt James Prevost of HMS Satellite, a British naval vessel posted to the...

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