The Exploring Series guidebooks by the late Don Douglass and the late Reanne Hemingway-Douglass have long been popular, best sellers among active boaters of the Pacific Northwest, who love to discover small, intimate coves and safe anchorages. The new 4th Edition retains all of the expert local knowledge from the extensive research completed by the Douglasses.

We are pleased to announce that this popular guidebook has been updated to include current information for marinas, parks, and destinations. Lorena and Leonard Landon, Managing Editors of the Waggoner Cruising Guide, have revised the Douglass South Coast B.C. guidebook, taking care to retain the valued information provided by Don and Reanne, while updating contact information, Sailing Directions quotations, and map diagrams.

The Douglass guidebooks are full of local knowledge to help boaters get the most from each destination, including how to make a safe passage, along with thousands of GPS waypoints to help you find the right anchoring spot. Boaters appreciate the description of anchorages, which include protection from various wind directions and a description of the bottom for anticipated holding power. Boaters are given helpful information where stern-tie anchorage is recommended, along with detailed maps for remote or poorly charted bays and coves.

Fascinating sidebar stories share the history of favorite destinations, bringing the past alive and showing how the historic perspective blends with the present. Boaters will also find information about marine parks, in addition to the latest marina information. The guidebook includes 200 photos and 200 detailed maps and diagrams. 470 Pages, Perfect Bound.

The new 4th Edition of Exploring the South Coast of British Columbia will be available for purchase through the Waggoner Book Store at in March 2022. Those that order an upgrade of the 4th Edition, and mail in the Title Page (page 3/4) of an old edition of Exploring the South Coast of British Columbia as proof of purchase, can get the new 4th Edition for $30 plus tax and shipping direct from Fine Edge Publishing.