Public invited to experience navy

HMCS Malahat will open its doors to the public on Jan. 31.

HMCS Malahat, Victoria’s Naval Reserve Division, will open its doors to the public on Saturday (Jan. 31).

Visitors will have the opportunity to tour HMCS Malahat’s training facilities, including its fully equipped galley and boatshed.

There will aslo be an opportunity to tour a 33-metre Orca-class patrol craft training vessel and rides in a seven-metre rigid hulled inflatable boat used by the Royal Canadian Navy.

HMCS Malahat is located at 20 Huron St. The open house runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.