“Visited Links” Feature Changed

Due to one of our readers comments, we have reinstated visited links, but they will now be dark blue, instead of gray. At some point in the future, we will be manually modifying the links in the lists at the bottom of the Home page so they remain black, even if you have visited them…


Heart-Stopper (Literally)

Longtime Northwest cruisers know Tom Taylor as the owner of the famed Greenway Sound Marine Resort in the Broughtons cruising grounds in British Columbia. The resort is closed now, and Tom and Ann have moved back home to La Conner, Wash. Tom sent this note about a recent adventure. Medicine has come a long way.…


What’s New in the 2013 Waggoner Cruising Guide

From Puget Sound to Ketchikan, AK, including the west coast of Vancouver Island and now Haida Gwaii, this popular annual guide provides complete information about marinas, marine parks and fuel docks, U.S./Canada border crossings and Customs, VHF radio requirements, and more. For each cruising area, you’ll find a list of charts needed, overviews of the…


Rock at Beach Gardens-Grief Point

Your readers—especially those in sailboats—should be aware that there is a rock (or other obstruction?) in the entrance to Beach Gardens Marina (at Grief Point, south of Powell River). It is about 3 meters (10 feet) south of the midpoint between the two breakwaters and it is about 1.2 meters (4 feet) below the surface…


Otter Bay-Annual Moorage & Lots More!

Otter Bay Marina has annual moorage slips available for 40 foot vessels & under. The annual moorage rate for June 1, 2011–May 31, 2012 is $7.95/per foot per month based on the vessel’s length overall. Power is available; 15 amp $36/month; 30 amp $60/month. Otter Bay Marina has much to offer boaters of all ages.…


Broughtons–Stopford, Jennis Bay & The Red Shoe

Hello Mark/Bob, We found two very good things on our recent trip (August 23-September 12, 2011) in the Broughton Archipelago, which we thought you might find interesting. 1. We anchored in Stopford Bay, Cypress Harbour 8/30/2011, we found the fish farm in Miller Bay empty, and the logging site at Berry Cove with no evidence…


Bamfield Enjoyable Base for Sport Fishing

Greetings, This past summer (2011) we spent a week in Bamfield using it as a base for sport fishing in the surrounding waters and also to tour the Broken Group. We enjoyed this village and the area in Barkley Sound. There is a 7 knot speed limit at the entrance to the inlet – reduced…


Books & Magazines (U.S.)

Puget Sound (Central)

Mostly Books New Books for All Ages & Interests
Open 7 days a Week, Walking Distance to Marinas
Tel: (253) 851-3219

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Marine Supplies (B.C.)

Gulf Islands (South) All Bay Marine Ltd Quality Marine Hardware and Accessories. Convenient to Tsehum Harbour. Complete Marine Supply Centre. 34 Years. Tel: (250) 656-0153 Fax: (250) 656-5844 2204 Harbour Rd. Sidney, B.C. V8L 2P6 allbaymarine@shaw.ca Blackline Marine Inc. AWLGRIP Refinishing, Blackline—the standard in yacht painting. Yacht Rigging, Metal Fabrication, Fiberglass Repairs, Hull Extensions. Serving…


Marine Supplies (U.S.)

Puget Sound (Central) Fisheries Supply Marine Supplies Since 1928 Visit our store which features 17,000 square feet of merchandise. Display Store Hours 9:00am–6:00pm M–S 10:00am–5:00pm Sun. (206) 632-4462 1900 N. Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98013 www.fisheriessupply.com J & G Marine Supply SOMETHING FOR EVERY BOATER—From the Smallest Runabout to the Largest Cruiser. Your one stop…


Books & Magazines (B.C.)

British Columbia Pacific Yachting Boating in British Columbia For 44 years, Pacific Northwest boaters have relied on Pacific Yachting. Power or sail, PY will help you get more from your time on the water. It’s your passport to hassle-free cruising, with the latest information on destinations, marinas, local attractions, fishing spots and more. From the…