The Canadian Boating Community Will Miss Wayne Hoskin of Schooner Cove Marine

Wayne Hoskin


Canadian Yachting and the AMTA would like to extend condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Wayne Hoskin of Schooner Cove Marine, who passed away on August 17th 2015.

A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held from 2 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Masonic Hall, Hd. of St. Margaret’s Bay. In keeping with Wayne’s style the dress code will be casual. Please join us to share your stories and memories. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Wayne’s name to the IWK Children’s Hospital. Online condolences can be made to

Wayne Robert Hoskin

1958 – 2015

Head of St. Margaret’s Bay, passed away unexpectedly on the evening of August 17, 2015 doing something he loved — riding his motorcycle. Wayne is survived by his wife Virginia (Burke); his children, Dr. William Hoskin (Deidra) and David Hoskin; his brother Terry (Yoline), and sister Brenda-Lou (Alan). He is predeceased by his parents Marjorie May and William Harold Hoskin. Wayne graduated from Sir John A Macdonald High School and quickly began pursuing his passion for mechanics and engine repair. This eventually led to the formation of Schooner Cove Marine, a respected and successful marine service and retail company in the Bay. Wayne was a devoted husband, father and friend. Often described as a man larger than life, he enjoyed fishing, boating, riding his motorcycle, and Costa Rica vacations. More importantly he enjoyed sharing time with family and countless friends. He could frequently be found on his boat, in the company of Jimmy Buffett and his trusty sidekick Gizmo, working on one of his many projects, visiting with friends or just having a cigar and soaking up some rays. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

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