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Cruisers College March Seminars – Spring 2017

Cruisers College – March 2017 Seminars Taking Care of the Fiberglass Boat Seminar with Mike Swietzer and Jeff Paxon Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $95 Register here. If you are a fiberglass boat owner, you know that the cost of maintenance and keeping your vessel looking good is not getting…


Waggoner Store Mid-February Sale

Waggoner Store Mid-Februrary Sale

Sea stories are inspiring, so for our Waggoner Store Mid-February Sale, we are offering 15% OFF these sea adventures. Discount only available in the Waggoner Store. Promo code: seastories (Offer ends February 28, 2017) Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  Did you know The Last Schoonerman and Trekka Round the World by John Guzwell are available as Kindle ebooks? Waggoner Store…


Cordero Lodge Damage

Waggoner Guide News: Cordero Lodge Vandalized

We are saddened that Cordero Lodge, a fishing lodge north of Campbell River, was vandalized. Up to $15,000 of equipment and goods were stolen, and the property received $20,000 worth of damage. On top of this tragedy, owner Lorrie Tanguay was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer and the family had planned to sell the property before…


Stuff Box Basics

Stuffing Box Basics – Seal the Deal Between the Bilge and Sea

Since the year 2000, most new boats have come equipped with shaft seals that require no packing, but inboard powered boats built before then have traditional stuffing boxes with packing. All stuffing boxes work on the same basic principle: Rings of special wax-impregnated flax packing are wrapped snugly around the prop shaft and stuffed into…



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