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Cult of Pirates Cove

Pirates Cove was a haunt for the notorious Brother XII, a cult leader with thousands of followers seeking spiritual enlightenment. Today, the cove has a cultish following among family cruisers.

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Eagle Harbor’s easy life

Eagle Harbor’s reputation for being a stress-free moorage might lose some of its polish this summer when the city dock undergoes reconstruction, reducing moorage choices and forcing cruisers to pull up dinghies on shore. But life could be more difficult.

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Timeout in Shoal Bay

It’s hard to imagine what Shoal Bay was like back in its heyday as home to one of the largest towns on the BC coast. Now it is just a lovely anchorage with spectacular views and the occasional music festival.

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Kingston: A little charmer

There is no reason sailors must stop at Kingston. It has a marina, a supermarket, bakeries, bars, a public library and oodles of fast food outlets. Lots of places do. But here is found a comfort level not available everywhere.

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The invisible harbor

Mackaye Harbor is a sheltered, peaceful anchorage which offers cruisers much more thanĀ is readily apparent when you first drop the hook.


Hope Island is a good start

Decisions, decisions… Hope Island offers many options to cruisers with a yen to explore southwest Puget Sound. It also the perfect place if you need extra time to ponder where to go next.


Blind Bay comes into view

Blind Bay’s excellent shelter and anchoring depths at a crossroads in the San Juan Islands make it the perfect place to rendezvous with friends who love the taste of fresh crab.