If the romance of the sea beckons to you as a well-seasoned sea dog, or as a landlubber, or if you just really want to see a whale up close, the waters around Vancouver Island offer these sailing adventures for you. Modern lives make it nearly impossible to imagine seeing an untouched land for the first time, but the waters around Vancouver Island make leaps of the imagination easy, offering everything from the rolling swells of the open ocean, to the calmer waters of inlets, fjords, and sounds.