A marina at Cape George can provide water, electricity, a launching ramp, and has about 80 slips that can accommodate vessels up to 40 feet in length with a maximum beam of 12 feet. The entrance has a reported depth of 3½ feet. The entrance jetty is marked by a light.
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Protection Island, a prominent feature in approaching Discovery Bay, is 200 feet high near its W extremity, 1.5 miles long and sparsely wooded; its N shore consists of bare, light bluffs. The E end and S shore are clear of dangers, but off Kanem Point, its SW end, a shoal extends SW for over 0.2 mile, and depths of 5 fathoms and less are found 0.5 mile W of the point.
Discovery Bay is 2 miles SSE of Protection Island. George Vancouver, the English explorer, anchored and refitted his ships here for his exploration of these regions in 1792. The bay trends in a SE direction for about 8 miles. The entrance is masked from seaward by Protection Island, which protects it from NW winds. There are no outlying dangers, and the depths are great. Cape George is at the E entrance point of Discovery Bay. Diamond Point is the W point at the entrance to Discovery Bay. A wharf in ruins is just inside the point.