alaska trip

How to Plan a Successful Adventure Trip to Alaska

From beautiful waterways and cruises to national parks and wildlife, there’s so much for outdoor adventurers to explore on an Alaska trip! Many boaters and outdoor enthusiasts dream about a trip to Alaska, but planning a vacation in Alaska can be challenging. There are several locations to discover in this breathtaking state and the options...

West Beach Pruthe Bay

Cruising the Wild West Coast of Vancouver Island

Pacific Northwest live aboard sailors experience sailing along the unspoiled side of Vancouver Island After a glorious summer cruising down through the Inside Passage in southeast Alaska and northern British Columbia, we decided to sail down the west coast of Vancouver Island before arriving in Canoe Cove, Sidney where we intended to hole up for the...

Carmody Cove boatyard

Wintering Aboard in the Boatyard: Our Experience in Canoe Cove Marina, Canada

Pacific Northwest live aboard sailors share their experiences spending the winter in the boatyard at Canoe Cove Marina in Southern Vancouver Island We began our trans-Pacific voyage on board our 45ft sailboat Distant Drummer back in June 2015. A year and 10,000NM later we arrived in Sitka, Alaska after a memorable voyage through French Polynesia and...

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