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Protected: Downloads Welcome to the Waggoner Cruising Guide's Downloads Page! As a Waggoner eNews subscriber, you have full access to our full list of downloadable PDFs. At the moment there are only a few, but we will continue to add to this list. Click on an image to get the Free Download. ...

Stuffing Box Basics – Seal the Deal Between the Bilge and Sea

Stuffing Box Basics – Seal the Deal Between the Bilge and Sea Since the year 2000, most new boats have come equipped with shaft seals that require no packing, but inboard powered boats built before then have traditional stuffing boxes with packing. All stuffing boxes work on the same basic principle: Rings of special wax-impregnated flax packing are wrapped snugly around the p...
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Stuff Box Basics

Waggoner Store February Sale

Waggoner Store February Sale Do you need to stock up on cruising maps this year? Or replace cruising maps that have seen better days? Or maybe, you'd like a laminated version to hang on the wall? For our Waggoner Store February Sale, we are offering 20% OFF the following maps. San Juan and Gulf Islands Nautical and Recreational Planning Map ...
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FREE Printer-Friendly Stuffing Box Basics

FREE Printer-Friendly Stuffing Box Basics Stay organized and prepared for your cruising adventures! Sign up for the printer-friendly word doc of "Stuffing Box Basics" and access to all of our Free Downloads. [gravityform id="19" title="true" description="true"]  ...
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Photo Contest Finalists

Weems & Plath and Waggoner Cruising Guide Photo Contest Winners

Weems & Plath and Waggoner Cruising Guide Photo Contest Winners Weems & Plath and the Waggoner Cruising Guide Photo Contest  Winners Join us today (Jan. 28) at 5:30 at the Waggoner Guide booth at the Seattle Boat Show for the announcement of the Weems & Plath and the Waggoner Cruising Guide Photo Contest Winners. All finalists are in the 2017 Waggoner Cruising Guide o...
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Whitey’s BBQ in La Conner, WA – A BBQ Lover’s Dream

Whitey’s BBQ in La Conner, WA – A BBQ Lover’s Dream   When Pit Master and owner of Whitey's BBQ told me, "It's just the way I love to cook," I knew I was in store for some darn good BBQ. A mechanic by trade, Tim Mallory followed his BBQ dream ten years ago and started a BBQ catering company. In October 2016, Tim and his wife Lisa opened up Whitey's BBQ Rest...
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Whitey's BBQ Sampler Platter
Make it Museum Day

Make it a Museum Day in La Conner, WA

Make it a Museum Day in La Conner, WA For such a small town, La Conner has a wealth of art and museums. Museum of Northwest Art Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum (Formerly La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum) Skagit County Historical Museum The Norwester Museum Tour And, all of them are less than a 15-minute walk from La...
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Dripless Shaft Seals – May be Dripless, But Not Maintenance Free

Dripless Shaft Seals – May be Dripless, But Not Maintenance Free Advocates of dripless shaft seals are quick to point out their benefits over conventional stuffing boxes – no leaks, no flax to replace, no shaft scoring. But, the zinger is always the same. While it’s true dripless shaft seals require less care than a traditional packing gland, nothing on a boat is truly maint...
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Waggoner Store Mid-January Sale

Waggoner Store Mid-January Sale

Waggoner Store Mid-January Sale We are on a salmon kick, so for our Waggoner Store mid-January sale we are promoting LaDonna Gunderson's Salmon, Desserts & Friends, The Little Alaskan Salmon Cookbook and My Tiny Alaskan Oven. A little bit about LaDonna Gunderson:  For the past two decades, LaDonna Gundersen has spent every summer working s...
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Stay in Reach with DeLorme inReach

Stay in Reach with DeLorme inReach Several years ago we replaced our satellite phone and SPOT 3 Satellite GPS Tracker with a DeLorme inReach Explorer Two-Way Satellite Communicator with Built-in Navigation. The DeLorme inReach takes satellite tracking/messaging to the next level with two-way and full global coverage through the Iridium satellite sy...
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DeLorme InReach