Destinations: Pick Your Crossing to Haida Gwaii

Here's our latest destinations installment courtesy of SalishSeaPilot.com's Jim Burgoyne about choosing a window to  transit Hecate Strait toward Haida Gwaii. A promising sign over Kumealon Inlet as we await a break in the…

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…

Destinations: Cozying up to Waiatt Bay

Enjoy our latest installment from Lynne Picard of SalishSeaPilot.com about a favorite anchorage on British Columbia's Quadra Island. With unsettled weather in our late-season forecast, we wanted a sheltered place to drop the…

Destinations: Portland Island — Heaven, Most of the Time

Here’s our latest installment from Lynne Picard of SalishSeaPilot.com about a beloved anchorage in the Gulf Islands. Writing about destinations for a cruising guide means we drop the hook in a lot of anchorages, often…

Barbecued Salmon, West Coast Style

This recipe comes from a well-used cookbook in our family: The Easy Gourmet – Summer Salads and Barbecue Cookouts was put out by the Safeway grocery chain in 1989 to celebrate their 60th anniversary in Canada. Thirty years…

Destinations: Discovering Puget Sound, Part 2

Here's our latest destinations feature from Lynne Picard of SalishSeaPilot.com, — the second in a three-part series on cruising Puget Sound, this installment covers the waters around Seattle and Bainbridge Island. This photo…

Destinations: Discovering Puget Sound, Part 1

Here's our latest destinations installment from Lynne Picard of SalishSeaPilot.com, — the first in a three-part series on cruising Puget Sound, beginning with the South Sound. One gets the sense from scanning social media…

Destinations: Flowing into Varney Bay

Here's our latest installment from Lynne Picard of SalishSeaPilot.com about a gem on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Friends snapped a photo of us anchored near the entrance to Varney Bay. (Photo by José Luis Gomez) It…