Victoria Man to Try Paddleboarding Across Strait of Juan de Fuca to Port Angeles

Posted: July 10, 2014

By: Arwyn Rice [Peninsula Daily News]

VICTORIA, B.C. — A Victoria man will make an attempt to paddle his stand-up paddleboard across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Port Angeles, perhaps as soon as Sunday.

Darren Bachiu, 36, thinks he may be the first person to ever make the attempt on the surfboard-like craft.

He cannot find any record of anyone making the crossing on a paddleboard, which he uses to explore Vancouver Island's coast.

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