The Waggoner Cruising Guide is updated annually, including current information for marinas and anchorages. The Waggoner Cruising Guide is referred to as “the Bible for Northwest Cruising”.
The extensively updated and much sought after 2023 Waggoner Cruising Guide books have arrived.
With the 2022 boating season open after two years of US/Canada border closures, you will find many important updates in the 2023 edition.
2023 Theme. This year’s theme, “Dream Itineraries,” will help you plan your route and stops along the way. Choose from a dozen suggested itineraries, including the historic route of Peter Puget through South Puget Sound.
New Maps. You can plan your destination with all the needed details, and find your assigned slip at the marina with the help of 34 new dock diagrams or area maps for a total of 285 detailed maps in the 2023 Waggoner Guide. A list of uncharted Speed Zones, designated No Go Zones, and additional Local Knowledge tips keeps the boater safe and legal.
The latest information about communications and apps can be found in Chapter 1, the Compendium – the How-to Go Boating in the Pacific Northwest, which covers border crossings, weather, and much more. Learn how to anchor with a fish finder to locate a secure anchorage spot for the night. Details about how to anchor your dinghy will help make exploring ashore easy. You will also find the latest information about wildlife preserves and watchmen programs managed by Parks and First Nations – rules and regulations and how destinations are changing. The compendium has been completely reorganized for easy reference and readability. Those new to boating or visiting the Northwest will appreciate the new Charter section listing various charterers and boat clubs, how they work and who to contact.