Destinations: The Other Side of Hotham Sound

Here's our latest destinations installment courtesy of SalishSeaPilot.com's Jim Burgoyne about a splendid spot on the Sunshine Coast. Looking east from the west shore of Hotham Sound. The Harmony Islands, on the southern…

What’s in a name? Burgoyne Bay

Here's our latest destinations piece courtesy of Salish Sea Pilot about finding plentiful hiking on beautiful Salt Spring Island.... An almost daily treat in the warmer months is a lovely sunset to the west of Burgoyne Bay.…

Destinations: Secrets of Sulphur Passage

Here's our latest installment from Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com about a seldom visited part of Vancouver Island's west coast. Riding the flow out the mouth of the Megin River was leaps easier than paddling the other…

Video: Talking Van Isle West Cruising with Salish Sea Pilot

Learn about cruising the west coast of Vancouver Island with Jim and Lynne from Salish Sea Pilot. This is a video of a PowerPoint presentation that we gave virtually at the 2021 Vancouver International Boat Show. Again,…

Take it Slow Around Vancouver Island

If you have never cruised outside of the Salish Sea’s fairly protected waters, a certain amount of anxiety about sailing the west coast of Vancouver Island is natural. The waters on the Inside Passage are not without their…

Galley Delights: ‘Roccan Tomato Soup

A simple blend of peanut butter and tomatoes creates a surprisingly exotic soup with a Middle Eastern flair. This recipe combines super easy with super delicious, and it’s made with ingredients you probably have on hard.…

Destinations: Finding Hammersley Inlet

Here's our latest installment from Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com on a little known part of Puget Sound... The trip up Hammersley Inlet, to the southwestern-most reaches of Puget Sound, offers some surprises. (Photo by…

Destinations: Circumnavigating Cortes Island

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… Not a ripple breaks the stillness across Squirrel Cove, one of Cortes Island’s best anchorages. (Photo by Ken…

Destinations: Port Angeles au natural

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… Port Angeles, with Mount Angeles and the Olympic Mountains rising behind. (Photo by Wester Van) If the San Juan…

Destinations: Getting high on Hornby

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of SalishSeaPilot.com… Looking down and across to Denman Island from the Mt Geoffrey Escarpment. The generation to which you belong might…