PRE-ORDER NOW – Look for your Waggoner Cruising Guide to ship right after Thanksgiving
Waggoner Cruising Guide – Now available in Spiral – Choose your option of of Spiral or Perfect Bound (choose Normal Bound on website)
2018 Waggoner Cruising Guide – $24.95/$29.95 Spiral Edition
The 2018 Waggoner Cruising Guide includes the most comprehensive and up-to-date information from Olympia, WA to Ketchikan, AK. The 2018 edition, expanded by 16 pages, includes many new features and improvements throughout.” Editor and Publisher, Mark Bunzel, said “Our readers have told us they really enjoy the cruising tips and suggestions included in the front section of the guidebook. They learn a lot and find their cruising experience to be more enjoyable.”
There are many new enhancements and upgrades to the guide’s format and content. Color tabs are used to distinguish each chapter, making it easier to navigate through the book. “More than half of the 225 reference maps have been revised, 16 new maps have been added –– critical information for readers when they are approaching a marina or anchorage. We see this improvement as essential,” said Managing Editors, Leonard and Lorena Landon.
This year’s edition features a new theme “Early Explorers of the Pacific Northwest,” with short and fascinating stories of these early maritime explorers, found throughout the book.
The 2018 cover features a beautiful Ranger Tug 31, with captain and owner Sue Peterson, single-handing her return trip down the Inside Passage after spending several weeks in Southeast Alaska.
The 2018 Waggoner Cruising Guide is available in many Puget Sound stores and other retail outlets in the US and British Columbia. You can also find the Waggoner Cruising Guide, and other great publications, here on our website, and in the Waggoner Bookstore located at 902 8th St, Anacortes, WA 98221. And check out our multi-packs with the 2018 Port and Passes and Waggoner’s Tables.
The Waggoner Cruising Guide is updated annually, including current information for marinas and anchorages. The Waggoner Cruising Guide is referred to as “the Bible for Northwest Cruising.
The Waggoner Cruising Guide covers the cruising waters from Olympia, Washington, in south Puget Sound, to Prince Rupert, B.C., and the route from Prince Rupert to Ketchikan, Southeast Alaska. This routing includes information on clearing customs, crossing Dixon Entrance and approaching Ketchikan and its marinas.
Some popular cruising areas covered:
- Puget Sound (includes Hood Canal)
- San Juan Islands
- Canadian Gulf Islands (includes Victoria)
- Vancouver and Howe Sound
- Princess Louisa Inlet
- Desolation Sound
- Johnstone Strait and adjacent waterways
- Queen Charlotte Strait and adjacent waterways
- West Coast of Vancouver Island (Completely Updated for 2013)
- Central and Northern B.C. Coast (Wells Passage to Prince Rupert)
- Haida Gwaii
- Crossing Dixon Entrance and approaching Ketchikan, AK