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…


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…

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.…


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…

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…


North Pugest Sound 2017 Updates

North Puget Sound Swinomish Channel Closures July through November 2017 Alert to boaters planning to travel through the Swinomish Channel in the 2017 summer/fall season.  Due to work on the Railroad Bridge at the north end of the channel, the bridge will rotate to close and the Swinomish Channel will be closed to boat traffic during…