Posts Tagged “Secret Coast”

The McMullin Group

The McMullin Group

Queen Charlotte Sound has many amazing white-sand beaches, but the best we’ve found are at the McMullin Group. The sand is deep and soft, and almost every beach has view east to the Coast Mountains.   The island group is wonderfully complex, making for interesting dinghy exploration. As we toured around, we kept finding what…

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Let’s Go Outdoors

Let’s Go Outdoors

Earlier this month, Michael Short of the radio show Let’s Go Outdoors interviewed us on Cruising the Secret Coast. Michael asked a variety of questions, including how we got started in boating, why we wrote the book, and some of the experiences that have stood out over the years. The show aired this past weekend…

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Secret Coast Reader Question: Anchor Buoy/Trip Line

Secret Coast Reader Question: Anchor Buoy/Trip Line

Hi. I just bought your book and love it.  I’m a little confused about the anchor buoy/trip line system you describe in Chapter 4. We run a Bruce 33 lb. anchor off a 32-foot wooden Grand Banks.   If the anchor is fouled, it sounds  like you approach the buoy while continuing to pick up…

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They’re here. They’re finally here.

They’re here. They’re finally here.

This week, boxes of Cruising the Secret Coast were delivered to the warehouse at Robert Hale and Co. Click here for book details, including sample pages and an overview by Waggoner publisher Bob Hale, and to order online.           The book was a long time in coming. In 2002 we began…

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The Secret Coast: Suquash

The Secret Coast: Suquash

For us, an ideal cruising destination combines solitude with a chance to explore new territory. We seek places that are little covered in the cruising guides and where few people go. Besides an appealing anchorage, we are always on the lookout for interesting side trips, such as a trail to a view or a lakeside…

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Cruising the Secret Coast: Online ordering now available

Cruising the Secret Coast: Online ordering now available

Online ordering is now available for our upcoming Waggoner sister publication Cruising the Secret Coast: Unexplored Anchorages on British Columbia’s Inside Passage. The guide describes the “Secret Coast,” our favorite, less-visited anchorages between Victoria and Bella Bella. Included are detailed navigation instructions plus history, sights to see, and trails to walk. Added chapters discuss anchoring…

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