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Cruising Destinations

Our Caribbean Adventure: Part One.

Our Caribbean Adventure: Part One. In 2012 we decided to sell our 37′ Gozzard Cutter (Ravenclaw) and buy a larger boat in a warmer locale. After much research and consideration we settled on a French built ketch, an Amel. We decided on the 46′ Amel Maramu model built in the 1980’s. We searched for an … Continue reading »

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Meeting Nice Folks at Spencer Spit State Park on Lopez Island

One of the joys of cruising is meeting new people at the places we love to visit. This year during our annual San Juan Islands cruise we spent our final night at Spencer Spit State Park.  This Park is one of our perennial favorites.  We have been visiting and staying here for over 30 years … Continue reading »

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Family Friendly Stuart Island

Stuart Island Marine Park is another of our favorites in the San Juan Islands. The park encompasses two excellent harbors (Reid Harbor to the south and Prevost Harbor to the north) and 85 acres of land between the harbors. There are numerous buoys in each harbor and room to anchor. Each harbor has a dock … Continue reading »

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Family Friendly Sucia Island State Park

Every year thousands of people go to one of the most beautiful places on earth, the San Juan Islands. Some are chartering a boat for the first time. Others are world travelers returning from the South Pacific. They come to visit the crown jewels of the Pacific Northwest, the marine parks that encompass entire islands … Continue reading »

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Bill Barber: Lagoon Cove Marina, British Columbia.

A friend to all cruisers passes on. Most all of us who have visited the Broughton Island Archipelago stayed at Lagoon Cove Marina and enjoyed the company of Bill Barber and Jean Barber.  They went the extra mile to provide a safe, fun, and helpful place for cruising boats to stay and enjoy.  We stopped there … Continue reading »

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Getting to the Broughton Islands

The Broughton Archipeligo contains hundreds of islands, tiny to large.  It is located east of Vancouver Island, at the southern end of Queen Charlotte Strait.  It’s a long way from Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, and the other large pacific northwest cities but it’s worth the effort.  For more detailed info and some photos go to our … Continue reading »

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