A Brief History
West Coast Launch Ltd. has been in business since 1988, limited in 1992.
They are the major water transportation business in Prince Rupert operating year-round.
The vessels are of very high standard and Coast Guard approved.
West Coast Launch Ltd., the parent company of Prince Rupert Adventure Tours is owned and operated by Doug Davis, a 500 Ton Home Trade Master, who has operated a wide range of commercial vessels on the British Columbia and Alaska coastline for the past 20 years.
The business started out operating vessels all over the coast, servicing a wide range of clients that needed reliable sea worthy vessels for passenger transport.
The company expanded in 1997 to service Shipping Agents, Pacific Pilotage Authority, BC Ferries, Prince Rupert Airport Society and the local School District. West Coast Launch has become very diversified in its business with both commercial and tourism ventures.
Doug has added a personal touch to all of his tours. He designed the Kaien Island Circle Tour which takes passengers around the Island that Prince Rupert is on by boat. This tour has created so much publicity that it was even written up in the L.A. Times. Just one of the great trips that West Coast Launch Ltd. and Prince Rupert Adventure Tours has to offer.