Bagpipe player in Nanimo, BC.

Landon’s Cruising Report – A Rendezvous with History

Landon’s Cruising Report – A Rendezvous with History After an enjoyable night’s stay at Hornby Island Harbour Authority Docks, we headed for Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, where our Nephew spent another night with us aboard Got d’ Fever before departing the following day via Seair floatplane service.  We enjoyed the day touring many of the popular sights in Nanaimo:  the…

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Offshore Cruising Seminar​ – April 7, 2018

Cruisers College – April 2018 Offshore Cruising Seminar with John and Amanda Neal Saturday, April 7, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Singles – $145 / Couples – $275 Register HERE. Worldwide cruisers and instructors, John and Amanda Neal, will be joining the 2018 Cruisers College program with their well regarded “Offshore Cruising Seminar.” Considering…

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John and Amanda Neal
Sand Art at Pruth Bay.

Waggoner Guide Flotilla Day 10 – Time to Cross Cape Caution

  Waggoner Guide Flotilla Day 10 Pruth Bay Day 10 – Tuesday From Fury Cove, it was smooth and short 20 mile run to Pruth Bay. We stopped there to take the hike to the beautiful West Beach. They many of us took the more challenging hike and trail to North Beach facing Hakai Pass.…

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Waggoner Guide Flotilla Day 9 – Time to Cross Cape Caution

Waggoner Guide Flotilla Day 9 Time to Cross Cape Caution Day 9 – Sunday, Memorial Day While everyone groaned about getting up at 4:30 a.m. for, the 5 a.m. crossing of Cape Caution and past Egg Island, it turned out to be one of the smoothest I have taken with a mere several-inch chop. At Egg Island, we…

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Crossing Cape Caution.
Thatch Pub on Thornby Island.

Landon’s Cruising Report – Off the Beaten Path

Landon’s Cruising Report – Off the Beaten Path Our Nephew John, who flew to Campbell River, joined us aboard Got d’ Fever for our continued cruise southward along the Strait of Georgia.  Our first stop was at Comox, where we tied up at the Harbour Authority docks and then walked to Filberg Park. Located on the east side…

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Waggoner Guide Flotilla Day 8 – Cruising to Port McNeill

Waggoner Guide Flotilla Day 8 Cruising to Port McNeill Day 8 – Sunday – Port McNeill We left Pierre’s at Echo Bay at 9 a.m. for a smooth trip to Port McNeill. This was our chance to refuel and provision before heading up to Northern BC. That evening we had a potluck dinner in their grilling area…

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Cruising to the Broughtons.
Hydro Clean hull wash

Landon’s Cruising Report – Drive-In Boat Wash

 Landon’s Cruising Report – Drive-In Boat Wash Departing Rebecca Spit, we headed south along the southern end of Quadra Island and discovered a large field of yellow buoys marking a scallop farm, approximately a mile long.  Boaters should move well offshore to avoid this extensive field of buoys which are not shown on some charts.…

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This Cool Pet Pad Will Help Your Boat Dog Beat the Heat

I was recently at a dog show, and one of the vendors was selling a cooling pad for dogs. It seemed like a great idea but retailed for $90 which was a bit steep. I liked the idea so when I was back in front of my computer, I Googled “cooling pads for dogs” and…

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Missy's dog loves the Cool Pet Pad.