2017 Waggoner Cruising Guide

2017 Waggoner Cruising Guide Available for Free!

Yes, you can download the 2017 Waggoner Cruising Guide PDF for FREE to a personal computer, iPad, Android Tablet or even to some chart plotters. The PDF download is approximately 75 megabytes. Once downloaded, this PDF can be loaded onto almost any electronic device, including tablets, laptops, smartphones, and even a few new chart plotters.…


The Boating Lifestyle

There is nothing better than being out on the water. My boating routine kicks in and it’s like a natural high washes over me. My understanding of the weather and the sounds of the boat become second nature. I’m dazzled by breathtaking sunrises and amazed by colorful sunsets. I thoroughly enjoy every bit of my time…

Sidney Spit

Cruising the Virgin Islands, Part 1 – Preparing to Go

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…


A Night Ashore: Waterfront Inn in Gig Harbor, WA

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.…

Waterfront Inn View from the Regatta Room
Inside Passage at Sunset

Preparing Your Diesel for Cruising

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.…


Happy Holidays from the Waggoner Cruising Guide


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

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Chevre Heaven at Silverwater Cafe

Heavenly Cuisine at the Silverwater Cafe

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…

Seattle Boat Show

Join us at the Seattle Boat Show January 27- February 4, 2017

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…


The Waggoner Guide Team’s Santa Wish List

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…