“In our generation we went to the movies once a week and back then everything was John Wayne,” said Captain Wayne.
John Wayne's power yacht is getting a second wind thanks to Captain Wayne and Guy Vallee. Under their care it’s been fixed up, beautified and made into a living museum outfitted with the Duke’... Details
The Reserve is a place that offers the visitor a variety of experiences in nature; it is a place where one is reminded of the fundamental bond between man and nature; it is a place to enjoy. ―Prentice Bloedel, Bloedel Reserve Founder
Bloedel Reserve, on Bainbridge Island, is a place of tranquility. Trails meander ... Details
In the Pacific Northwest, there are plenty of cruising thrills to be had with open water crossings, navigating rapids and whale sightings. There is also another kind of thrill, one that zips through the trees and flies over land, an adventure that can only be experienced at Zip San Juan.
Last fall, I found myse... Details
At Double Bluff Brewing Company you’ll always find five beers on tap, plus one to two seasonal or experimental beers. And, warm spent beer grain pretzels with an array of dipping cheeses. In Langley, Washington―a town of a little over a thousand people on Whidbey Island―this brewery is a must-stop for craft beer ... Details
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Our good friends at Captain's Nautical Supplies have relocated the business to 1120 NW Ballard Way in Seattle. The store located in a historic building fits the 119-year-old heritage of Cap... Details
One of the joys of being part of the Waggoner Cruising Guide team is exploring coastal communities. This weekend I day tripped to Langley, Washington and stopped by The Clyde Theatre.
The theatre, built by Norman and Hazel Clyde in 1937, is easy to find. From the docks at South Whidbey Harbor follo... Details
Sunset at Bowman Bay are breathtaking.
Bowman Bay on Fidalgo Island
We all need to stretch out our sea legs and Bowman Bay at Deception Pass State Park on Fidalgo Island is a perfect spot. The waters are often calm, which means it is great for year-round beach walking and kayaking, and it has easy hikes with... Details