South Puget Sound’s Quaint Marinas

The beautiful cruising waters of South Puget Sound, south of The Narrows, has so much to offer Pacific Northwest boaters, with its 10 Washington State Parks with saltwater access, secluded anchorages, and large full-service marinas. Some of our favorite South Sound places to visit don’t fit in any of these categories. They are small privately…

Ghost Town of The Rain People

Landon’s Cruising Report – Ghost Town of The Rain People

Landon’s Cruising Report – Ghost Town of The Rain People Today’s destination Ocean Falls, is a modern-day ghost town which continues to intrigue us, we always seem to discover something new as we wander through the ruins of this once populace mill town.  We departed Shearwater through Gunboat Passage, which connects to Fisher Channel. Gunboat Passage has…

Exploring West Beach on Calvert Island.

Landon’s Cruising Report – Weight and Balance

Landon’s Cruising Report – Weight and Balance Departing towards the sea from Millbrook Cove in Smith Sound, we once again met 6-foot swells at 10-second intervals.  Finishing the third segment of rounding Cape Caution, we entered the relatively protected waters of Fitz Hugh Sound, the beginning of Northern B.C.’s Inside Passage…read more of their adventures HERE.

Poets Cove Customs

What Can We Bring Across the U.S./Canada Border?

“What can we bring across the U.S./Canada border?” This question is frequently asked by boaters going either direction across the U.S./Canada border both on British Columbia’s southern border with Washington and northern border with Alaska. While the question seems straightforward, it is often difficult to answer quickly and succinctly. Both the U.S. and Canada customs…

A clear day in Queen Charlotte Strait.

Landon’s Cruising Report – Living Among the Islands

Landon’s Cruising Report – Living among the Islands Departing Loughborough Inlet, we entered Johnstone Strait via Chancellor Channel.  Johnstone Strait was rough and choppy as it often is but became settled as we neared Port McNeill.  Port McNeill is a nice place to catch up on rest before crossing Queen Charlotte Strait for the Broughton Island group,…