Sun Corona



  • Contact: Angel or Denis
  • Address: Home Port: Ford Cove Marina

Welcome aboard the Sun Corona!

The ultimate cruise experience of the Pacific Northwest. Get ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime… from the Helliwell Bluffs to Tribune Bay…witnessing the wonders of marine life -orcas, majestic humpbacks, birds, seals, sea lions…

And the “piece de resistance”, the stunning sunrise and sunset… All up close and personal, a journey personally crafted for you. Our team is dedicated to making your journey as comfortable and memorable as possible… We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!

The Sun Corona is a Classic wooden fishing vessel that will take you on an unforgettable cruise around beautiful Hornby Island. Experience breathtaking views, fantastic food fresh from the sea and from local artisans, delectable drinks, and engaging entertainment from award-winning artists.

Our Vessel

The Sun Corona is a family-owned classic wooden  fishing boat that has been on the sea since the 1960s. It is a true testament to the boat building heritage of the region, its craftsmanship a unique memento for any traveller to experience. The Sun Corona is an old-fashioned fishing vessel with modern-day amenities. Enjoy the traditional charm of this classic boat, perfect for a leisurely cruise along the coast line.

Our Crew

Captain – Denis Coulombe

Denis has a passion for music, the sea and Hornby Island. He has many years of touring as an award winning artist under his belt. Now that Hornby Island is home, his love for the sea has flourished – he has fished everyday since! You will be caught by his contagious enthusiasm when he shares these passions with you.

First mate – Angel Forrest

Angel has a passion for Denis Coulombe, music and Hornby Island. This dynamic duo have shared the stage and their lives for over 20 years. This award-winning artist, originally from Montreal,  now calls Hornby “Home” and is excited to share with you all that Hornby has to offer.





Offered daily 7am to 9am

$149 per person  (max 10)

Come Join us on the Sun Corona for an unforgettable experience.  Behold the beauty of the sun and the beautiful mountains on the south side of Hornby Island while enjoying fresh baked goods and Hornby’s finest coffee… A perfect way to start your day.



Offered daily 12PM to 3PM

$239 per person  (max 10)

Experience the beauty of the sun as we embark on our 3-hour tour.  You’ll experience breathtaking views while enjoying fresh food from the sea and local artisans and refreshing drinks. What’s more, this tour includes a 20 minute show given by award winning artists. Join us for an unforgettable afternoon.



Offered daily 6PM to 9PM

$239 per person  (max 10)

The name says it all!  Bask in the magnificence of the sunset as we embark on our 3-hour tour. You’ll experience breathtaking views while enjoying food fresh from the sea and local artisans and partaking of refreshing drinks.

As an added bonus, this tour includes a 20 minute show given by award winning artists. Join us for an unforgettable evening.



Call for a quote 250-607-1967

Charter your very own private cruise experience… Our chartered cruises offer a range of destinations, durations, food/beverages and live music options. Come relax and make the most of your private time on the Sun Corona while enjoying the luxury of coastal cruising.