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The Waggoner Team

From south Puget Sound to Ketchikan, Alaska including the west coast of Vancouver Island, this popular annual guide—called the “bible for Northwest cruising”— provides detailed information about marinas, marine parks, fuel docks, U.S./Canada border crossings, customs, VHF radio requirements, and more.

Introducing the Waggoner Team

Find out more from the Waggoner Team in regards to boating in the Pacific Northwest in Waggoner Articles.
What You Need to Know About ELCI-Protected Shore Power

What You Need to Know About ELCI-Protected Shore Power

Shore Power Changes Are Coming Since 2011, efforts have been underway from both the building code side and from the boat building side to address safety issues due to stray electrical current in and around docks and marinas. The National Electrical Code...

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Where to cruiser to next? The Waggoner Team provides articles, tips, and ideas on cruising destinations for our readers.
A Christmas Tradition – A One Day Cruise

A Christmas Tradition – A One Day Cruise

One day cruising on a small sailboat can take as much planning and packing as a week-long cruise, especially during the winter when the boat is stripped of bedding and gear. But a Christmas tradition in our family is a Saturday cruise to Bell Harbor Marina...

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Maintaining a boat is essential to prolonging its life and providing safe and easy going cruising. The Waggoner Team provides articles, tips, and ideas on maintenance.
Backup camera for boaters

Backup camera for boaters

Backup cameras for boaters, a simple solution. When recently upgrading electronics on our boat, we considered adding video cameras, to be connected into the new chartplotter. The priority was to add a camera on the stern, allowing us to see what might be...

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The Waggoner Team provides tips for boaters on what to do while cruising and more…
Preparing Your Boat for Hibernation

Preparing Your Boat for Hibernation

A Generic Checklist for preparing your boat for winter hibernation. As winter approaches and temperatures begin to drop, Pacific Northwest boaters begin to think about winterizing their vessels. Some hire professionals to do the job and others like to...

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Gear for boaters are constantly changing and the Waggoner Team provides reviews for boaters to keep informed. Mark Bunzel provides reviews on boats for our readers.
The Waggoner Team provides articles on things to experience while out cruising.