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Northern & Central BC Coastal Kayaking book - Wild Coast Volume 2. This volume expands upon the kayakers exploration of Central and Northern British Columbia coastline. It covers the coastline from North Vancouver Island to the Alaska border. Each chapter The  Waggoner Cruising Guide includes the most comprehensive and up to date information from Olympia, WA to Ketchikan, AK.  Color tabs are used to distinguish each chapter, making it easier to navigate through the book. The Broughtons & Vancouver Island - Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy Sailing Guide Book. This colorful guide offers charts, tips and data that will enhance any boater's enjoyment. It features more than 100 informative and charming, hand-drawn shoreline plans of s
Northern & Central BC Coastal Kayaking book - Wild Coast Volume 2. This volume expands upon the kayakers exploration of Central and Northern British Columbia coastline.  It covers the coastline from North Vancouver Island to the Alaska border.  Each chapter explores the attractions, history, and ecology of each of the journeys destinations.  Detailed maps show the major points of interest, from the best campgrounds to the ideal spots to view wildlife.  Included are key features of each area such as amenities, hazards, launch sites, parks and ecological reserves and hiking trails. The Waggoner Cruising Guide includes the most comprehensive and up to date information from Olympia, WA to Ketchikan, AK. This edition includes many new features and improvements throughout. Editor and Publisher, Mark Bunzel, said “Our readers have told us they really enjoy the cruising tips and suggestions included in the front section of the guidebook. They learn a lot and find their cruising experience to be more enjoyable.”

Color tabs are used to distinguish each chapter, making it easier to navigate through the book. New maps have been added which is critical information for readers when they are approaching a marina or anchorage. We see this improvement as essential,” said Managing Editors, Leonard and Lorena Landon.

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 Broughtons & Vancouver Island - Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy Sailing Guide Book. This colorful guide offers charts, tips and data that will enhance any boater's enjoyment.  It features more than 100 informative and charming, hand-drawn shoreline plans of selected marinas and small boat anchorages. Part of the Dreamspeaker Series.
West Coast of Vancouver Island Sailing Guide Book. Here you will find the best spots along the west coast of Vancouver Island from Cape Scott to Sooke including Bull Harbour, the Bunsby Islands and Barclay Sound, with full-colour scenic photographs that s Desolation Sound & the Discovery Islands Sailing Guide Book. This cruising guide, the second in the popular Dreamspeaker series, features more than 100 detailed and informative hand drawn shoreline plans and approach waypoints of selected marinas and smal San Juan Islands Cruising Guide
The colourful, information-packed Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides cover the most significant and accessible cruising areas of the southern inside passage, and have become standard references for British Columbia boaters. This updated edition of Volume 6, The West Coast of Vancouver Island is just as invaluable. Desolation Sound & the Discovery Islands Sailing Guide Book. This cruising guide, the second in the popular Dreamspeaker series, features more than 100 detailed and informative hand drawn shoreline plans and approach waypoints of selected marinas and small boat anchorages in the area. Through this new Volume 4 in the Dreamspeaker series, Anne and Laurence focus on our own San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest. This book captures all of the favourites in the San Juans along with a few anchorages that you may never have visited. Laurence's artistic harbour illustrations and photography, along with Anne's informative descriptions will make you want to re-visit some places you have visited before, and explore new areas presented in this book. This enchanting island triangle sits perfectly between the US and Canada, allowing boaters to cruise in mainly protected waters while experiencing each island’s fascinating history and charm. The appeal of the San Juans is the short distance between destinations, the ease of provisioning and the choice of sheltered anchorages. Well-maintained marinas, resorts and state parks provide a variety of activities, from hiking and swimming to beachcombing and whale-watching.
BC Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island Sailing guide. Written in the personal style of a boater's log book, the first volume in the series of Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides includes the Gulf Islands and southeastern Vancouver Island from Sooke to Nanaimo, with Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast cruising guide. The Strait of Georgias eastern shoreline incorporates one of the most beautiful cities in the world; surrounded by mountains, Vancouver and its local cruising area extend into the deep waters of Nautical Almanac - Commercial Edition Book. The cornerstone for all celestial navigation, listing the celestial bodies used for navigation, a sight reduction table, and other information valuable to the offshore navigator. The content of this edition is i
BC Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island Sailing guide. Written in the personal style of a boater's log book, the first volume in the series of Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides includes the Gulf Islands and southeastern Vancouver Island from Sooke to Nanaimo, with the historic capital and Port of Victoria providing a convenient and central base. Intended to complement official hydrographic charts, Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides feature accurate and informative information hand-drawn charts of marinas and sheltered anchorages, ranging from safe all-weather havens to secluded picnic spots and pristine marine parks, often only accessible by water. Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast cruising guide. The Strait of Georgia’s eastern shoreline incorporates one of the most beautiful cities in the world; surrounded by mountains, Vancouver and its local cruising area extend into the deep waters of Howe Sound. From Smuggler Cove to Sechelt Inlet and Princess Louisa Marine Park, the delights of the Sunshine Coast lie to the northwest of Gibsons and Sechelt. Pender Harbour and Powell River provide handy urban provisioning, moorage and fuelling stops, while the waters between offer a selection of charming marine parks, protected anchorages and sandy beaches.
This colorful guide, the third volume in the popular Dreamspeaker series on British Columbia's coastal waters, offers charts, tips and data that will enhance any boater's enjoyment. It features more than 100 informative and charming, hand-drawn shoreline plans of selected marinas and small boat anchorages, ranging from safe all-weather havens to secluded picnic spots and marine parks. Intended to compliment official hydrographic charts, they accurately pinpoint both popular and little-known highlights every sailor, power boater or kayaker should know.
Nautical Almanac - Commercial Edition Book. The cornerstone for all celestial navigation, listing the celestial bodies used for navigation, a sight reduction table, and other information valuable to the offshore navigator. The content of this edition is identical to the United States Naval Observatory edition. Paradise Cay Publications is the only entity in the United States other than the US Government legally authorized to publish the full contents of the Nautical Almanac.