How many of us have dreamt and fantasized about buying an old wooden sailboat, fixing it up, and taking off on a real adventure? On your journey, you'd let the wind take you to new destinations, visit small towns, meet interesting characters and maybe even find love. Billy Sparrow's Tranquility: A Memoir of an... Details
The Hidden Journals: Captain Vancouver & His Mapmaker by Wade Baker and Mary Tasi sheds new light on the voyages of Captain George Vancouver and Lieutenant Joseph Baker, the mapmaker on HMS Discovery. As a boater, it is hard not to be curious about Vancouver and his voyages to the Northwest Coast from 1790-1795... Details
Do you plan to be on the boat this summer for extended periods in remote locations? Do you want to be more prepared for when the stove goes on the fritz or the freezer fails? Or maybe, you have a cabin, or live in a part of Washington or Canada that experiences power outages during the windy, winter months?
Janet ... Details
While traveling up and down the Inside Passage, one often sees the red and white light stations along the B.C. coast. I have often wondered what life is like as a lightkeeper. I sometimes picture a couple of grizzly coasties, sitting by a pot-bellied stove with the ever-going coffee pot, standin... Details
I am not a regular angler, and will admit I started leaving a window open on my chartplotter displaying the fishfinder screen as I cruise the Inside Passage. Why? I want to see what is going on below me, and yes, I occasionally jig in a school of salmon shown on the depthfinder.
I thought I understood my depthfi... Details
Anne and Laurence Yeadon-Jones have completed their seventh Dreamspeaker Guide covering the Puget Sound area. Their books describe the many cruising destinations from Olympia to Port Townsend and across to Everett. They cover the marinas, urban destinations, peaceful state parks, protected anchorages and the many charm... Details
Drawn to Sea
Paintbrush to Chainsaw, Carving Out a Life on BC’s Rugged Raincoast
By Yvonne Maximchuk
272 Pages, $24.95
If you love the B.C. Coast, you’ll likely enjoy reading Yvonne Maximchuk’s new book, Drawn to Sea. You may know of Yvonne through her art and her... Details