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Breaking News: Ladysmith Maritime Society in National Media

Ladysmith Maritime Society has caught the attention of our national media. Richard Wiefelspuett, our executive director was interviewed by the CBC’s Claire Palmer on Sunday in the marina parking lot…

C.A. Kirkegaard

LMS Advocates for Collaboration Amidst Marina Dispute

After the unsuccessful injunction hearing in late December 2023, LMS has been strategizing for a future without the operation of its Ladysmith Community Marina program. Encouraged by the Town Council…


The Ladysmith Maritime Society (LMS) is currently facing a challenging situation where it’s rights to operate the Ladysmith Community Marina until 2029 are being disputed by various entities, including the…

LMS Purple Martin nesting colony update and success of the recovery effort

Another summer nesting season has passed and the Purple Martins that spend spring and summer at LMS Marina have nested, raised young and long departed on their southern migration, so…

Volunteers needed

Volunteer Opportunities – Be Part of our Best Summer Ever!

How about this for a volunteer opportunity? How about Fun Friday Nights at the Marina?

C.A. Kirkegaard

Launch of the C.A. Kirkegaard

After almost 5 years in the “Car Shop” (Heritage Boat Restoration Workshop) LMS members and volunteers celebrated the launch of the C.A. Kirkegaard (affectionately referred to as “the Kirk”) on Tuesday April 20th.

Upcoming Events

Discover Maritime Heritage with the Ladysmith Maritime Society

Ahoy, Ladysmith community!  It’s that time of the year when we throw open the doors of our maritime haven and welcome you to a day filled with nautical wonders. Join us on Monday, 19 February 2024, from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm, as we share the maritime heritage that makes our town truly special.

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