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.

South & Central Puget Sound 2017 Updates

South & Central Puget Sound Port of Olympia Swan Town Marina Fuel Dock Opening (July 7, 2017) The Port of Olympia is just putting the finishing touches on their new $2.5M state of the art fuel dock. The dock is spacious with room for multiple boats and five fuel pumps for gas, two low-pressure diesel, one medium…

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