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Waggoner Cruising Guide 2012

The Complete Boating Reference

by (author) Robert Hale

Initial publish date
Jan 2012
Boating, Sailing
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 2012
    List Price

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This book is by far the most popular cruising guide for the northwest coast of North America. Informative and entertaining, it provides complete and up-to-date information on marinas, state and provincial parks and anchoring and piloting. The guide ranges from the waters of Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands to the Inside Passage as far as Prince Rupert, BC, as well as the west coast of Vancouver Island. It covers the Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast, Princess Louisa Inlet, Desolation Sound and the north coast of British Columbia. Included are articles on VHF radio usage, navigation aids, charts and more, 152 detailed marina maps, overview maps and over 300 photos.

About the author

Robert Hale has been boating in the Northwest for most of his life. His early careers included editor of Nor`westing magazine and freelance photographer, and in 1981 he founded Robert Hale & Co. Inc., a manufacturer's rep business now grown into the world's largest specialty wholesaler of nautical books.

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