In the spring we are all in a rush to get the boat in the water, and it's tempting to launch the boat or paint the bottom and get back to cruising again. But, to do so without a thorough hull inspection can be an invitation for trouble.
Begin your hull inspection by checking for obvious problems:
Fifteen winners have been chosen for the autographed Salmon, Desserts & Friends by LaDonna Gundersen.
All winners will receive an email from us shortly!
To see the list of winners click here!
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For our Waggoner Store Mid-April, we are offering
The Radar Book with the NEW Color Radar Addendum for $15.00.
Discount only available in the Waggoner Store.
No Promo Code Needed (Offer ends April 30, 2017)
Waggoner Store Mid-April Sale
The Radar Book and the NEW 32-Page Color Addendum by Kevin Monahan
During Part 3, we started our trip by flying down to the British Virgin Islands from Seattle, preparing, provisioning and taking off from the MarineMax base at Hodges Creek on the island of Tortola. We checked out our beautiful MarineMax 443 powercat with all the bells and whistles and plenty of lounging and entertai... Details
It’s a new year and more importantly a new boating season! At the Day of Safety at Elliot Bay Marina on April 29th, 2017 they have everything you need to ensure that your boat is ready to go when the sun shines.
The Day of Safety will feature:
Coast Guard Safety Checks
Cintas Fire Extinguisher Certificatio... Details
Cruisers College May Seminars 2017
Marine Electrical Troubleshooting, Design & Installation
with Lars Antonsen
Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $95
Cruisers College will take you through the ins and outs of a boat’s electrical systems. There is plenty of information every bo... Details
With the immense wealth of memorable and enjoyable cruising destinations within The San Juan Islands, it can be difficult to narrow down to which island to visit. But our decision was made easy when Arlene, suggested someplace peaceful and scenic, with hiking and plenty of wildlife. It still didn’t narrow our cho... Details
When I talk to cruisers and their First Mates, one of the key concerns they have is avoiding bad weather. The truth is - there is so much weather information out there, you should have enough to make a go or no-go decision, even when Mother Nature throws you a curve ball.
For more information on the weather, ... Details
We want you to wow your friends, family, and potluck boating guests while out on your cruising adventures this year, so we are giving away 15 signed copies of Salmon, Desserts & Friends by LaDonna Gundersen.
Salmon, Desserts & Friends Book Giveaway
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The Anacortes Boat Show began 20 years ago with five brokerage offices displaying 30 – 40 small to medium size boats. Today, the annual show has grown into a regional event. Fifteen yacht brokerage offices display over 100 power and sail boats ranging from trailerable sport and fishing boats to large sa... Details
When you think about cruising the Inside Passage do you ever ask yourself these questions?
Will the weather be okay? Will it get worse while we are out there?
What if I get sick while out on the water? Will I get sea sick?
What if we hit a log, or, worse, what if we make a navigational error and hit a rock... Details