Destination: Kimball Preserve

The view from the Sirius 40 DS in Kimball Preserve A Winter Cruising Discovery Who among us doesn't love the archipelago of the San Juan Islands for its treasure trove of explorable nooks? There's plenty of reason to see…

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…

Choose Your Winter Cruising Adventure

This is the third in Andy Cross's excellent series about winter cruising destinations around the Puget Sound region. If you missed the others, be sure to check them out: Winter Anchorages of Puget Sound and Holiday Splendor…

Dalmatian Paradise

Pacific Northwest Sailors Chartering in Croatia To learn about cruising in Croatia is to picture yourself there, and simultaneously to skeptically side-eye the notion that it could actually be as incredible as it appears.…

Winter Cruising Destinations: Holiday Splendor in the San Juan and Gulf Islands

It’s no secret that winter cruising in the Pacific Northwest can be difficult. But it’s also an incredible time of year to get out and discover unique holiday events and the beauty of empty anchorages around the Salish Sea.…

Video | Exploring the Salish Sea with “Rock the Park”

An interesting all-angles look at the San Juan Islands and Salish Sea from ABC'S Rock the Park.

Throwback Thursday | 5 Favorite Cruise-in Breweries

We've been combing through the extensive Three Sheets Northwest archives lately and thought it would be fun to share some of the timeless articles that we've enjoyed putting together over the years... Here's one from October…

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…

How many mooring buoys in Port Madison?

We were anchored in Port Madison a few evenings ago. We’ve been here many times. When we kept the boat on Lake Union, Port Madison was often our last stop on the way home. One of the things I notice is that there is very…