(VAP) Victoria Air Photos and Survey
Professional UAV/Drone Aircraft Photography and Innovations Victoria BC.

Transport Canada Certified
PHONE: 250.883.4229
TEXT: 250.507.6421

Boat Charters with Commercial Drone Services


Sidney water taxi

Drone Service Provider and Water Taxi


The small vessel is equipped to serve as a launch platform for our certified drone operations to capture aerial footage, inspections and mapping. Max 3 passengers plus 1 Crew.


Experienced captain is Transport Canada marine safety certified (SVOP) MED A1,B1,B2 Lifeboatsmen certified. TC Advanced Drone Pilot licensed


We specialize in the following: 

Gulf Islands, Sidney Spit, parks or private island real estate properties.

Beach surveys, thermal IR/ RGB camera inspections, mapping/survey of environment hazards and security

Drone footage of small boats, marinas, log booms and other larger vessels

  Practical marine safety and small craft training

►  Transport of survey crew(s), equipment to island

  Drone pilot training for operations on vessel

Wildlife observation and photography for scientific reseach and documenting



Based out of Sidney and Saanichton, BC

 Experience our legendary, West-Coast seaworthy Hourston Glasscraft.  She (Liz-Anne) is equipped with a hard top with full canvass, new GPS chart-plotter, certified life-jackets, 2 anchors, smoke free, 3 star EPA rated, environmentally friendly, fuel efficient 4-stroke, EFI Yamaha Marine motor. boat charters sidney

The smaller boat is strategically sized perfect for getting into those tight docks/marinas with little space, and doing beach approaches and landings.

We are on stand-by for weather permitting charters all seasons.

Please call/text for rates at 250 507 6421.



 VAP drone footage at Darcy

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Marine Video Shots by VAP:

  Video Sales Shoot for "Raider"  VAP's Hourston "Liz-Anne"   MV Coho by VAP at Sea


 Freighter Boat by VAP at Sea  Saturna Island by VAP   Oil Spill Drill and Ex  by VAP


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The images may not be reproduced, copied, transmitted or manipulated without the written permission of David Carlos.

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