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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.
Clean Marinas Benefit the Environment & Marinas

Clean Marinas Benefit the Environment & Marinas

By Blair Englebrecht –Boating Programs Manager, Puget Soundkeeper AllianceTeeming beneath the docks and ship hulls of Washington marinas are some of the most sensitive and important resources in the state. By their very nature marinas can hover over...

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Where to cruiser to next? The Waggoner Team provides articles, tips, and ideas on cruising destinations for our readers.
Whales hard to port!

Whales hard to port!

A flotilla cruise through the Inside Passageby Linda DeSpain and Jack BillingsShortly after 9 AM, the mist over Ketchikan Marina lifted. The crews of our six motor launches fired the twin diesel engines, loosened mooring lines and coordinated radios as...

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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.
The Waggoner Team provides tips for boaters on what to do while cruising and more…
Protecting Pretty Things – The Bilge Pump

Protecting Pretty Things – The Bilge Pump

by Aiona Hartley   Isn't it pretty? It's a bilge pump. Or rather the inner windings of one. Its literal guts, if you will.  This is what heats up if the bilge pump undergoes "rotor lock." Given enough heat, a bilge pump in "rotor lock" can catch on...

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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.
Take a ride on the Aquabus Ferry

Take a ride on the Aquabus Ferry

You see them zipping around False Creek.Colorful and enthusiastic, these vibrant ferries hustle along their water route with a zest for adventure as they deliver riders from one location to the next.With 13 vessels, an Aquabus Ferry takes tourists and...

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