This winter it’s time to update one of most popular cruising guides in the Virgin Islands, Cruising the Virgin Islands. In mid-February, we are headed to the Virgin Islands and have chartered a MarineMax 382 with three cabins and lots of living and entertaining space. We will take a tour of the boat for you…Details
It’s late afternoon, and I’m chilling on the red brick porch connected to my room at the Waterfront Inn in Gig Harbor, Washington. Twenty feet away is the shoreline with boats and a few seals cruising through the water. There is also a shared over-the-water-deck with plenty of lounging chairs and a dock with kayaks and one sailboat.…Details
For many of us, there’s nothing more pleasurable than sitting at anchor in a secluded cove in southeast Alaska, or on the northern British Columbia coast. Many of us do just that every year, cruising for two to five months at a time. But what if you are new to diesel motors and/or extended cruising.…Details
We got some terrific entries in our photo contest. Below is our next round of photo contest finalists. More to come in January. If you missed the first round of photos, check them out here. Photo Contest Finalists Weems & Plath and the Waggoner Cruising Guide Photo Contest Finalists The Grand Prize and Category…Details
With the holidays upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped continue to make the Waggoner Cruising Guide a success.
We are truly grateful for your support and wish you safe seas and a joyous holiday season!
Sincerely, The Waggoner Cruising Guide Team
After seeing the menu in the Starlight Lounge at the Rose Theater, I put the Silverwater Cafe on my dining list for my next trip to Port Townsend, WA. The cafe has been a thriving Port Townsend restaurant for 27 years. In a small town, that means they are doing something right. The restaurant had humble…Details
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It is time to start planning for the Seattle Boat Show. Why plan? Some programs like our Seattle Boat Show University classes will fill up, and you may want to take a class or two that is only offered on a particular day. It is also a good time to start a list of things…Details
December 25th is less than a week away, and many of us are on Christmas Countdown. We have many items in our Waggoner Guide store that are perfect for the boaters like the 2017 Waggoner Cruising Guide, 2017 Waggoner Tables, 2017 Ports and Passes Tides & Currents, 2017 Current Atlas Tables, and our holiday specials. As…Details
On a fall trip to the town of Poulsbo, I stopped by the Poulsbo Maritime Museum. The museum opened a little over a year ago, and its exhibits focus on Poulsbo’s maritime history, fishing, boat building, the oyster industry, local characters, and of course, boats. They also have a maritime library that can be used on-site…Details
For many boaters, an enjoyable facet of cruising is the planning process. The holidays are over. It’s the middle of winter, and the thought of a summer cruise tends to brighten those gray and damp Pacific Northwest days. Planning a successful summer cruise can not only brighten the winter months, but it also takes the…Details