Ports and Passes

Ports and Passes

$19.95

Tides, Currents and Charts for BC and Washington!

  • Ports and Passes is the most complete reference guide for tides and currents along our beautiful coastline.
  • Ports and Passes includes tide and current prediction tables for the coastal area from Olympia, WA to Prince Rupert BC.
  • Each area of tide or current prediction has a corresponding reference chart.
  • The the major harbours have a list of services available - most of them are within walking distance from the marinas.
  • Thousands of boaters use Ports and Passes every year.

Current Atlas Tables

2013 Current Atlas Tables

$5.99

  • Would you like to know how to use the currents to your advantage?

  • Do you want to find those secret holes that the fish disappear to?

  • Are you tired of being the last one in the harbour and over nighting in the most exposed slip?

  • Do you like saving money on fuel?

  • Do you have a current book and no idea how to use it?

  • The Canadian Current Atlas is an extremely useful tool.  Like any tool, it's only useful if you know how to use it. Our companion book takes all of the guess work out of using the atlas. It is simple and straightforward, with no mathematical equations involved.

Exploring the North Coast of BC

$59.95

    Exploring the North Coast of British Columbia takes seafaring explorers from the famous Nakwakto Rapids to the Alaska border. This ultimate pilothouse resource describes previously uncharted Spiller channel and Griffin Passage, the stunning scenery of Belize Inlet, Queens Sound, Burke and Dean Channels, Douglas channel, Gardner Canal, Principe Channel and the seldom-visited turquoise waters of Portland Canal. This revised second edition helps you plot a course for the beautiful South Moresby Island of the Queen Charlottes, known for its rare flora and fauna, and for its historical sites of native Haida culture.

Exploring the South Coast of BC

$59.95

    This new 3rd Edition features entrance waypoints, as well as anchor-site waypoints! The South Coast of British Columbia is designed by experts to give small boat skippers the kind of accurate, up-to-date information they need to cruise the unmatched natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Its complete descriptions of anchorages are based on the authors' personal experience of each location and on information from local skippers not available anywhere else. With 200 diagrams, over 200 photographs of promising features, 2000 GPS waypoints, and extensive quotes from Canadian Sailing Directions, nautical adventurers can get underway to hundreds of pristine coves and inlets from the balmy Gulf Islands to the unspoiled fishing grounds off the north end of Vancouver Island

Exploring the South Coast of BC

$49.95

    Nowhere does the tourist motto Super, Natural British Columbia! come more alive than on Vancouver Island's West Coast. With five great sounds, sixteen major inlets, and an abundance of spectacular wildlife, the largest island on the west coast of North America is a cruising paradise. The Douglasses consider their voyages along this coast to be among their most satisfying adventures. In this guide they give small craft skippers the kind of local knowledge they need to circumnavigate the island and drop hook in an abundance of intimate coves.

Exploring Southeast Alaska

$69.95

    The Inside Passage to Alaska is one of the world's most spectacular trips for cruising boaters. Each summer Alaska's sheltered waters, picturesque islands, deeply cut fjords, icebergs, and tidewater glaciers-along with outstanding flora and fauna-draw hundreds of adventurers who experience the beauty and challenges of this magnificent wilderness.

    Exploring Southeast Alaska - Second Edition covers in unique detail every harbor and cove between Dixon Entrance and Skagway. With this best-selling reference of expert local knowledge, you can plan and execute your voyage with confidence and safety. Special features include the exact GPS waypoints for each cove entrance and anchor site, detailed diagrams, and customized itineraries from the San Juan Islands to Glacier Bay.

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Anchorages and Marine Parks

Anchorages and Marine Parks is a boating guide to popular and transient anchorages and marine parks in BC and Washington.
This is the newest edition of the highly successful marine guide.

Desolation Sound

$29.95

Cruising to Desolation Sound

This beautiful book is filled with photos and information about one of the greatest cruising areas of the world. Peter takes you from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound and explores the wonderful gunkholes and marinas along the way. A "must have" for every BC boater.

Desolation Sound

$49.95

Docks and Destinations

Destinations, marinas and public docks in Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, the Gulf Island, Desolation Sound, West Coast of Vancouver Island and the Inside Passage of British Columbia to Alaska.

Docks and Destinations

$29.95

Broughton Islands Cruising Guide

A Western Waters Cruising Guide to the Broughton Islands of British Columbia

Anchorages and Marine Parks

$49.95

Gulf Islands

A Western Waters Cruising Guide to the Fabulous Gulf Islands of British Columbia

Gulf Islands Cruising Guide

$49.95

The History of the RCMP Marine Services
By Kenneth John Haycock

Edited by Peter Vassilopoulos

This is a book for anyone who loves boats and their history. It will have a special appeal to mariners in the services, commercial operators, recreational boaters and Canadiana enthusiasts.


Shake Flashlight

$59.95