Custom Craftsmen

Puget Sound (Northwest)

Hasse & Company

Port Townsend Sails at Point Hudson Harbor
New Sails, Repairs, Retrofits, Upgrades, Seminars
Tel: (360) 385-1640

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Events & Adventures (U.S.)

Golf Puget Sound (Northwest): Port Ludlow Resort San Juan Islands: Lopez Islander Resort Kayak Rentals Puget Sound (South): Boston Harbor Marina Puget Sound (Northeast—Edmonds to Penn Cove): Port of Everett San Juan Islands: Lopez Islander Resort Port of Friday Harbor Snug Harbor Resort Live Music & Festivals Puget Sound (Northeast—Edmonds to Penn Cove): Port of…


Restaurants & Food Services (U.S.)

Puget Sound (Central) Ivar’s Salmon House Enjoy Seafood as Fresh as the Waterfront View Ivar’s Salmon House Features: Fresh, alder-smoked salmon and seafood; Outdoor dining and scenic waterfront views*; Lavish seafood Sunday Brunch buffet; Free boat moorage for diners; Happy Hour 7 days a week (call for details); Banquet facilities available. *Weather permitting. Tel: (206)…


Veterinary Services

Gower Point to Sechelt Inlet Madeira Park Veterinary Hospital Companion Animal Veterinary Care in Pender Harbour. The most accessible veterinary hospital for boaters on the B.C. Coast! Only a 5-minute walk from the Madeira Park Public Wharf. Radiology, Surgery, Dentistry, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Vaccinations, Flea Control Products, Veterinary Diets Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; Saturday 9:00am-12:00 noon Tel: (604)…


Events & Adventures (B.C.)

Broughtons Eco Bay EcoVentures Discover the secrets of the Broughton Archipelago and the forgotten ways of the past. Custom-tailored tours. Primitive fire-making. Savor wild luncheons. “Our adventure was the most unforgettable day in our 4 summers exploring coastal B.C.” —The Sneeds VHF Channel 08 — Cadillac Fish   MORE EVENTS & ADVENTURES Adventure…


Resorts (U.S.)

Puget Sound (Northwest) The Resort at Port Ludlow Discover your Northwest here…At the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula, on the sunny west side of Puget Sound, in a gentle and quiet harbor is The Resort at Port Ludlow. Resort-style amenities include the acclaimed 18-hole golf course with gorgeous water and mountain views, full-service marina, waterside…


Restaurants & Food Services (B.C.)

Gulf Islands (South) Maple Bay Marina—Shipyard Family Restaurant & Pub A must-see stop on your Gulf Islands cruise. Why is Maple Bay Marina such a popular stop for boaters in the Gulf Islands? It’s our well-kept grounds, clean washrooms and showers, exceptional staff, and more …A cozy, secluded setting in a protected cove, surrounded by…


“Aquaculture” and word-spin

Dear Waggoner, The following is a copy of the email I sent to the Farmed and Dangerous organization (, very informative). In the grand scheme of things my little pet peeve is meaningless, I know. But please give it just a little bit of thought. Thanks, —Scott P.S. I love the Waggoner! A new one…


Question about Distances for Fuel Consumption

Hello, My husband and I, who live on Puget Sound and own a 27-foot power boat, are huge fans of the Waggoner Cruising Guide. We were first introduced to it when we took a 2-week cruise with friends on their 60-foot pilothouse trawler from Port Angeles to Ketchikan. Since we spend a week cruising the…


J. Mifflin reports on the Gulf Islands

Dear Bob & Mark, Been out all summer concentrating on the SanJuans and Gulf Islands, and offer the following for your consideration: 1) Ladysmith Maritime docks continue their almost constant improvement, planning on floating washrooms IN the Marina this winter… the Town installed the new sewer line and pumping station this summer… and shows the…


Desolation Trip Report by Thains on Windshear

Hi, I have put together some thoughts from our summer trip per the attached report. I enjoyed reading Bob’s reports on his blog. Nicely done. Joan and I have been infrequent contributors over the years. We hope that you carry on the wonderful Waggoner which has become one of our mainstays during our many decades…


WiFi at Rebecca Spit

Hi Mark, We are sitting at anchor at the north end of Rebecca Spit and sending this with just the laptop connection in the cabin. The access is via the Taku Resort marina across the bay. We were there last year and got the code then. Today it just came up and works fine. I’m…