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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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Walsh Cove | A jewel of Desolation Sound

Of the many anchorages in beautiful British Columbia, Desolation Sound’s Walsh Cove is a true gem. — By Greg Larsen For boaters heading north each year towards Desolation Sound, Walsh Cove is a favorite destination. This pristine cove is nestled along the northern end of Waddington Channel on the northeast end of West Redonda Island.    […]

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This must be the place

A steady rain pitter-patters on the deck above the nav station while I type. Magnus naps in the V-berth and Porter is taking some time to himself after we finished working on reading, writing and making a map of Seward. Jill, well, she’s off at work earning that cheddar to keep everything afloat and to improve our […]

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HOWB 196 – Interview | Andrew Breece, Publisher of WoodenBoat Magazine – Boating Highlights, Magazine Fun

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is an interview I did with Andrew Breece Publisher of WoodenBoat Magazine during the 2016 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend Washington. We talked about Andrew’s youth of boating, how he landed his job at WoodenBoat, and what’s happening at the Magazine today. Click on the green player button above to listen to the […]

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Cruiser’s College ready for fall classes in Anacortes

The Cruiser’s College in Anacortes is at it again, this time with a fall lineup of classes sure to entice mariners into learning more about their boat’s systems and much more.   Launched in 2016 with the goal of providing mariners with high quality, useful marine courses at a reasonable price, Cruiser’s College’s aim is to create safer […]

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