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An idyllic view down East Sound on Orcas Island in the San Juans. (Photo by John Fitzwater)

Destinations: Southern trepidation

To implore our readers from British Columbia to venture south of the border, here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… When chatting with Canadian boaters, we are often surprised how many have never cruised across the border to visit the San Juan Islands, even when those lovely islands might be quivering haze on their […]

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Chartlet from Salish Sea Pilot’s Cruising Guide to the Gulf Islands. Not to be used for navigation.

Destinations: The Russell Island howl

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… The scream brought life on Russell Island to a brief standstill, frozen in time like those poor people caught in the fiery eruption of Pompeii’s Mount Vesuvius. It was bloodcurding enough to bring me and other boaters up on deck of our boats anchored offshore. But […]

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