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The Curve of Time
The Curve of Time
by M. Wylie Blanchet
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At a time when Vancouver Island was still an extremely remote and sparsely populated backwater, a young widow packed her five children into a 25-foot boat dubbed The Caprice and set off on an adventure. Summer after summer the brave young mother, who... (read more)

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Day by Day to Alaska: Queen Charlotte Islands and Around Vancouver Island
Day by Day to Alaska: Queen Charlotte Islands and Around Vancouver Island
by Dale R Petersen
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The central theme is a 2,500 mile trip taken over 23 days by the author in a 21-foot powerboat, Day by Day, from Puget Sound to Sitka, Alaska and back outside Vancouver Island. Included are side trips from Olympia, Washington to Skagway, Alaska, the... (read more)

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Mercer's Belles: The Journal of a Reporter
Mercer's Belles: The Journal of a Reporter
by Roger Conant
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Roger Conant's 1866 report of his shipboard travels with the Mercer Girls from New York to San Francisco and Seattle is republished here in its entirety.... (read more)

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Ships of Steel: A British Columbia Shipbuilder's Story
Ships of Steel: A British Columbia Shipbuilder's Story
by T. A. McLaren and Vickie Jensen
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A century ago, the steel ships working coastal waters were built elsewhere. Gradually marine engineers began migrating to the coast with their families, and the BC industry got underway. Ships of Steel chronicles that industry from the early development... (read more)

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Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings (Vintage Departures)
Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings (Vintage Departures)
by Jonathan Raban
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"I had a boat, most of a spring and summer, a cargo of books, and the kind of dream of self-enrichment that spurs everyone who sails north from Seattle," explains Jonathan Raban at the outset of his journey along the Inside Passage from... (read more)

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Mosquito Fleet of South Puget Sound (Images of America)
Mosquito Fleet of South Puget Sound (Images of America)
by Jean Cammon Findlay
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Before the advent of roads in western Washington, steamboats of the Mosquito Fleet swarmed all over Puget Sound. Sidewheelers, stern-wheelers, and propeller-driven, they ranged from the tiny 40-foot Marie to the huge 282-foot Yosemite, and from the... (read more)

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Cruising Guide To British Columbia Volume 1
Cruising Guide To British Columbia Volume 1
by Bill Wolfersten
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Describes where (and where not) to go in the Gulf Islands, with information on marinas, resorts, and provisions. Packed with maps, charts, and commentary on the area's history and wildlife.... (read more)

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A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands: Olympia to Port Angeles
A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands: Olympia to Port Angeles
by Migael Scherer
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Fully revised and updated by the author, "A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound, Second Edition," now features full-color photos and charts to match its elegant writing and a tough cover and lay-flat binding for ease of use--all for the same price as the... (read more)

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Afoot & Afloat San Juan Islands 4TH Edition
Afoot & Afloat San Juan Islands 4TH Edition
by Marge Mueller
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The popular guide to boating and other recreational activities in Washington's San Juan Islands, updated and including new quick-access features.*New sidebars on wildlife and history*New tables listing the author's favorites; best side trips; and the... (read more)

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Sea Travels: Memoirs of a 20th Century Master Mariner
Sea Travels: Memoirs of a 20th Century Master Mariner
by Vaughn Sherman
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Born in Nome, Alaska - J. Holger Christensen, joins that exclusive fraternity of master mariners – skilled seamen who are licensed to operate a vessel on any of the world’s oceans regardless of tonnage. Raised on Bainbridge Island, Washington,... (read more)

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Cruising Guide to British Columbia #2: Cruising Guide to British Columbia
Cruising Guide to British Columbia #2: Cruising Guide to British Columbia
by Bill Wolfersten
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A mild climate, warm waters, and rich sea life combine to make Desolation Sound and the Discovery islands one of the prime cruising grounds on the west coast. Volume 2 of the best-selling Cruising Guide to B.C. series is an invaluable source of reference... (read more)

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Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings
Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings
by Jonathan Raban
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"I had a boat, most of a spring and summer, a cargo of books, and the kind of dream of self-enrichment that spurs everyone who sails north from Seattle," explains Jonathan Raban at the outset of his journey along the Inside Passage from... (read more)

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The Dory Fleet of Pacific City (Images of America)
The Dory Fleet of Pacific City (Images of America)
by Jeanna R Bottenberg
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With its smooth, sandy beach, the quiet coastal town of Pacific City, on the coast of Oregon's Tillamook County, is the perfect home for a unique group of boats. The Pacific City dory fleet has a proud history spanning more than 100 years. Nestled in the... (read more)

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Foghorn Washington Boating and Water Sports: The Essential Access and Activity Guide Featuring Hundreds of Secret Spots (Foghorn Outdoors: Washington Boating and Water Sports)
Foghorn Washington Boating and Water Sports: The Essential Access and Activity Guide Featuring Hundreds of Secret Spots (Foghorn Outdoors: Washington Boating and Water Sports)
by Terry Rudnick
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The premier access guide to Washington's breathtaking waterways suggests hundreds of destinations for swimming, windsurfing, rafting, jet skiing, and more. It has updated information on travel directions, access fees, facilities, boat rentals, and trip... (read more)

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Glaciers, Bears and Totems: Sailing in Search of the Real Southeast Alaska
Glaciers, Bears and Totems: Sailing in Search of the Real Southeast Alaska
by Elsie Hulsizer
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Marine writer Elsie Hulsizer, whose Voyages to Windward unlocked the mysteries of cruising Vancouver Island's west coast, now does the same for that other great unknown of West Coast cruising, Southeastern Alaska. Having avoided the Alaskan challenge for... (read more)

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Exploring the Coast by Boat
Exploring the Coast by Boat
by Frieda Vanderee
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The cruiser's guide to the best boating areas in British Columbia and Washington, including Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, the Gulf Islands, the Vancouver area, the Upper Strait of Georgia, Desolation Sound, and the Discovery Islands.... (read more)

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Log of the Union :John Boit's remarkable voyage to the Northwest Coast and around the world, 1794-1796
Log of the Union :John Boit's remarkable voyage to the Northwest Coast and around the world, 1794-1796
by John Boit
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This stunning volume relates the full story of the youthful Captain Bolt's audacious fur-trading expedition from Newport, Rhode Island aboard the sloop-rigged Union.... (read more)

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Anchorages and Marine Parks
Anchorages and Marine Parks
by Peter Vassilopoulos
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An invaluable reference to anchorages and marine parks on the British Columbia coast and in the San Juan Islands. Hundreds of color photos, mostly aerials, useful maps and diagrams, GPS coordinates and expanded coverage on the west coast of Vancouver... (read more)

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Northwest Marine Weather: From the Columbia River to Cape Scott: Including Puget Sound, the San Juan and Gulf Islands, and the Straits of Juan d
Northwest Marine Weather: From the Columbia River to Cape Scott: Including Puget Sound, the San Juan and Gulf Islands, and the Straits of Juan d
by Jeff Renner
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From Puget Sound the Straits of Queen Charlotte.... (read more)

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Boatless in Seattle: Getting on the Water in Western Washington Without Owning a Boat!
Boatless in Seattle: Getting on the Water in Western Washington Without Owning a Boat!
by Sue Muller Hacking
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The Greater Puget Sound region is one of the boating capitals of the world. But without a boat, how do you get on the water? This one-of-a-kind guidebook shows you how, whether you're a resident or visitor, novice or pro. Boatless in Seattle describes... (read more)

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