Dent Rapids

Day 5 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Dent Rapids

Day 5 of the Alaska Flotilla – Dent Rapids, Devil’s Hole…dead fish! Saw strange natural phenomena; thousands of dead hake (fish) floating, distended bellies up, near the rapids. Seems it happens this time every year, especially at the full/new moon (now) when powerful currents force fish to surface so quickly that their internal swim bladders explode!…

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Day 4 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park

  Day 3 of the Alaska Flotilla – Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park. Spectacular place! Many drop anchor here and happily stay for weeks. But, we must go, have a date with some rapids… Go HERE to check out more of Margaret’s cruising reports. You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS.…

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Desolation Sound Water Views

Day 3 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Prideaux Haven

Day 3 of the Alaska Flotilla. First Mate Margaret Pommert’s videos of sliding through the narrow, but lovely pass, to the entrance of Prideaux Haven.



Go HERE to check out more of Margaret’s cruising reports.

You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS. Boat Name, Sea Raven – MMSI number 367492390.

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Day 3 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Morning in Silva Bay, BC

Day 2 of the Alaska Flotilla. First Mate Margaret Pommert’s videos of their morning in Silva Bay, B.C.

 

Go HERE to check out more of Margaret’s cruising reports.

You can also follow the Flotilla to Alaska with Mark Bunzel on AIS. Boat Name, Sea Raven – MMSI number 367492390.

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Day 1 – Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Through the Fog and up to Salt Spring Island

This weekend kicked off our first Waggoner Cruising Guide Flotilla. After gathering on Saturday night, the flotilla left Cap Sante Marina on May 21, at o-dark-thirty Sunday morning and headed to Salt Spring Island. Here are some images and video from First Mate, Margaret Pommert. The fog bank in Guemes Channel is hiding six flotilla boats.…

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Cruising Angler – Beneath the Hull is Mother Nature’s Refrigerator

A freshly caught salmon on the barbecue or a pot heavy with crab or prawns are what fulfills many Northwest boater’s dreams. Add to that discovering a beach full of clams, mussels or tasty oysters and the cruising life doesn’t get much better. Whether you favor Dungeness crab, fresh-caught salmon or lingcod, mussels or oysters,…

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Cruising Updates for 2017

Our team is out on the water and reporting as they go, providing cruisers with the most recent updates. On-The-Water Cruising Updates for 2017 (This list will be ongoing and added as reports come in. The most recent update will be at the top of each location.) Swinomish Channel Closures July through November 2017 Alert…

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San Juan Islands 2017 Updates

San Juan Islands 2017 Updates Swinomish Channel Closures July through November 2017 Alert to boaters planning to travel through the Swinomish Channel in the 2017 summer/fall season.  Due to work on the Railroad Bridge at the north end of the channel, the bridge will rotate to close and the Swinomish Channel will be closed to…

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Alaska Flotilla 2017 – Gathering at Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes, WA

All of the Waggoner Guide Flotillas begin with a meet-up in Anacortes, WA. This Saturday, May 20, our crew of cruisers for the first Inside Passage to Alaska Flotilla gathered at Cap Santa Marina for food, drinks (not too many as they leave at o-dark-thirty on Sunday), and to discuss the trip and answer questions.…

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