Halfmoon Bay

HALFMOON BAY, pop 358, is a small waterfront community on the SUNSHINE COAST, 10 km north of SECHELT. Established in the mid-1890s, it was originally named Welcome Pass after the channel that separates the bay from a group of offshore islands. Well protected by the largest of these, S THORMANBY ISLAND, it offers good anchorage and a variety of services to passing boaters. A popular summer resort, Redrooffs, was located here and gave its name to the main access road. The Merry Island light...

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