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Preparing Your Boat for Cruising Checklist

Preparing Your Boat for Cruising Checklist At the Waggoner Cruising Guide, we work to keep our boats in top condition because we can’t afford to have a breakdown while out on one of our flotillas or on summer research visits to marinas up and down the coast. We have come up with a preparing your boat for cruising checklist of how we maintain and equip o...
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San Juan Island All to Ourselves – James Island Marine State Park

San Juan Island All to Ourselves – James Island Marine State Park When reviewing the chart, James Island Marine State Park located southeast of Thatcher Pass in the San Juan Islands looks like a jigsaw puzzle piece pulled right off nearby Decatur Head. The hourglass-shaped, rustic and delightfully unimproved island has all the makings of a gorgeous marine park. During the summer ...
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San Juan Islands sunset
Waggoner Store March Sale

Waggoner Store March Sale

Waggoner Store March Sale Opening Day is two months away, and we are gearing up for boating season. For our Waggoner Store March Sale, we are offering 20% OFF the Fine Edge "Exploring" series. Discount only available in the Waggoner Store. Promo code: explore (Offer ends March 31, 2017) Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ...
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Book Review: Tranquility: A Memoir of an American Sailor By Billy Sparrow

Book Review: Tranquility: A Memoir of an American Sailor By Billy Sparrow    How many of us have dreamt and fantasized about buying an old wooden sailboat, fixing it up, and taking off on a real adventure? On your journey, you'd let the wind take you to new destinations, visit small towns, meet interesting characters and maybe even find love. Billy Sparrow's Tranquility: A Memoir of an...
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Tranquility A Memoir of an American Sailor
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MarineMax Vacations and the Aquila 44

MarineMax Vacations and the Aquila 44 Imagine being able to create the next generation bareboat charter company using the best minds in the business. Imagine being able to have the financial resources to design and build the optimum line of boats for bareboat and crewed charters. The result is MarineMax Vacations – a next generation...
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Cruising the Virgin Islands: Part 2 – Pre-Trip Phone Call

Cruising the Virgin Islands: Part 2 – Pre-Trip Phone Call In the weeks leading up to your trip, the excitement grows. For us, the weather around Seattle and Anacortes cooperated. It was cold and we even had snow! Perfect weather to inspire the packing of bathing suits, shorts, and t-shirts. In Cruising to the Virgin Islands, Part 2, it's important to square away the detail...
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Waggoner Store Mid-Februrary Sale

Waggoner Store Mid-Februrary Sale Sea stories are inspiring, so for our Waggoner Store Mid-February Sale, we are offering 15% OFF these sea adventures. Discount only available in the Waggoner Store. Promo code: seastories (Offer ends February 28, 2017) Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  Did you know The Last Schoonerman and Tr...
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Waggoner Store Mid-February Sale
Cordero Lodge Damage

Waggoner Guide News: Cordero Lodge Vandalized

Waggoner Guide News: Cordero Lodge Vandalized We are saddened that Cordero Lodge, a fishing lodge north of Campbell River, was vandalized. Up to $15,000 of equipment and goods were stolen, and the property received $20,000 worth of damage. On top of this tragedy, owner Lorrie Tanguay was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer and the family had planned to sell t...
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