Break out of the Old into the New – Planning the Perfect Itinerary for Captain and Crew

Break out of the Old into the New – Planning the Perfect Itinerary for Captain and Crew with the Waggoner Cruising Guide editors March 31, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $45 Register here. Looking for new destinations and experiences for the 2018 boating season? Or need help planning an itinerary that will delight the entire…

Cruising Desolation Sound and The Broughtons Seminar, April 21

Cruising Desolation Sound and The Broughtons Seminar, April 21 Spend a day learning about some of the most magical and easily accessible cruising in the Pacific Northwest! Longtime boating experts will teach you about clearing Canadian Customs, navigating through the Gulf Islands, selecting a weather window to cross the Strait of Georgia, where to go…

Seattle Boat Show showroom floor.

Seattle Boat Show Update – Our Cover Boat is for Sale and New Boat Show May 17-20

Things are booming at the Seattle Boat Show, and there are still a few days left with the show closing Saturday night, February 3rd. Boats are selling, accessories are selling, new boat owners are running between booths ordering accessories and boatyard services. The repair yard schedules are filling up as people book their spring maintenance…

Nigel Calder

Seattle Boat Show – Free Seminars and Boat Show University

Want to add to your nautical knowledge? There are over 200 free 45-minute seminars throughout Seattle Boat Show and paid courses through Boat Show University! Seattle Boat Show University January 26 to February 3, 2018 At the Waggoner Guide, we team up with the Seattle Boat Show to present “Seattle Boat Show University” a series…

2018 Waggoner Cruising Guide, Ports and Passes and Current Tables Available for Pre-Orders!

Our annual guidebooks will be on shelves on this November. We are taking pre-orders of individual and annual guide multi-packs now! More detailed information about the guides and what changes you can expect in the 2018 edition of the Waggoner Cruising Guide below. 2018 Waggoner Cruising Guide, Waggoner Tables and Ports and Passes Available for Pre-Orders!  …

Potable water on the docks.

‘Water Water Everywhere . . .’ Does Potable Really Mean it is Safe? It Doesn’t Sound Safe.

“Is your water potable?” That’s often one of the first questions boaters ask marinas when cruising Northern BC Coast, the Broughton Archipelago and sometimes even in the Gulf Islands. Boaters often find a ‘boil water’ notice or ‘not-potable’ sign at water spigots and hose-bibs on the docks. But what does this mean to boaters and…