Orcas to Oystercatchers: The Wildlife You Can Spot When Cruising the San Juan Islands, Washington

It’s no secret that cruising the San Juan Islands, Washington, is the activity of choice for anyone craving to see wildlife and nature at their most unguarded and pristine. There’s many a special sight for day tripper and avid explorer alike, with hundreds of birds and marine mammals known to live or travel through the archipelago. … Continue reading Orcas to Oystercatchers: The Wildlife You Can Spot When Cruising the San Juan Islands, Washington

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The Pig War: A Curious Bit of History for Your Day Cruise Around the San Juan Islands

As soon as you board a schooner for your day cruise around the San Juan Islands, you will not only set foot on a vessel that’s part of the archipelago’s history, you will also be going on a voyage that mirrors journeys countless others have taken in the past. Though you may not be charting … Continue reading The Pig War: A Curious Bit of History for Your Day Cruise Around the San Juan Islands

Remember to Pack These Items When You Go to Cruises Bound for the San Juan Islands

Have you already started packing for your voyage in the San Juan Islands? No doubt you’ve already covered the basics including weather-appropriate clothing, toiletries, sunscreen, and snacks, but be sure to make room in your luggage for other cruising essentials. If this is your first time on a charter, take note of these items. It’s … Continue reading Remember to Pack These Items When You Go to Cruises Bound for the San Juan Islands

How to Get Your Sea Legs on Multiple Day Crewed Yacht Charters

A multiple day voyage on a seafaring vessel is by far the best way to explore the San Juan archipelago. Sailing is a fun and easy vacation for most, but if someone in your party should suffer from motion sickness, they might have a more difficult time adjusting onboard. That shouldn’t discourage you from enjoying the trip, … Continue reading How to Get Your Sea Legs on Multiple Day Crewed Yacht Charters

Let Your Kids Discover Their Love for Sailing by Taking Them to Their First Yacht Charter

Cruising around the San Juan Islands is as ideal as vacations can get. It’s a fun way to explore the archipelago, but most importantly, it presents you with the opportunity to learn about oceanography, history, and naval architecture. If you’re looking to introduce your kids to sailing, a great first step would be to take … Continue reading Let Your Kids Discover Their Love for Sailing by Taking Them to Their First Yacht Charter

Four of the Outer San Juan Islands You Should Visit on Your Boat Charter

There is a wealth of good reasons why travelers of all stripes recommend spending days on and around San Juan, Orcas, Lopez, and Shaw. These four islands offer the very best of the Salish Sea when it comes to natural attractions, outdoor activities, wildlife watching, and the pleasures of port: dining, shopping, and culture. However, … Continue reading Four of the Outer San Juan Islands You Should Visit on Your Boat Charter

Observe Green Practices on Boat Charters Around the San Juan Islands

Observing sustainable and eco-friendly practices has become the norm for many households across the country, but you don’t have to leave this habit at home when you go on vacation. While it’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement of sailing around the San Juan Islands, don’t forget the environmental impact your voyage can have. … Continue reading Observe Green Practices on Boat Charters Around the San Juan Islands