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Preparing your boat for Alaska

Every year, boaters from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia head north up the Inside Passage to cruise the incredible waters of Southeast Alaska. And now that summer has come to an end, it’s time to start planning for next year. But for those who are thinking about making the voyage north, there can be lots of […]

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Tips for transiting Johnstone Strait and its nearby rapids (Video)

Our friends at Slowboat.com continue their informative series about cruising the Inside Passage with this webinar on passing through the various rapids northwest of Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands. Cruising in the Pacific Northwest is characterized by “gates,” or challenging bodies of water that must be traversed to get to the next cruising area. With their […]

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Planning a trip to the San Juan Islands from the south? This will help…

Our friends at Slowboat.com continue their informative series about cruising the Inside Passage with this webinar on getting to the San Juan Islands from points farther south. Cruising in the Pacific Northwest is characterized by “gates,” or challenging bodies of water that must be traversed to get to the next cruising area. In their video series […]

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An introduction to the Inside Passage (Video)

Here’s another excellent and informative video from our friends at Slowboat.com. This episode covers the ins and outs of cruising up the Inside Passage from Washington to Alaska. Join veteran Inside Passage-makers Sam Landsman and Laura Domela as they walk viewers through tips and strategies to help you successfully cruise this incredible waterway. The video is […]

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Planning a cruise to BC? Here’s what you need to know about clearing customs (Video)

Every year boaters from Washington State venture across the border to beautiful British Columbia. For some, it’s just another passage along the way — one that has been done many times over. And for others, it’s a first time event that can bring about a slew of questions and anxieties. No matter if you’ve been across […]

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