San Juan Islands A Boater's Guidebook- 2nd Edition
San Juan Islands is written for the explorer. For the boater, charterer, kayaker or any nautical adventurer who wants to get the ultimate experience out of their trip and to do it confidently. Today’s readers desire more than just navigational directions, and San Juan Islands provides its readers with the whole experience, from navigating to shore-side exploring.
San Juan Islands covers Washington State’s coastal waters, from Anacortes to Bellingham and all of the San Juan Islands. Modern, GPS accurate, full-page charts are derived the latest NOAA charts and soundings as well as Blue Latitude’s own surveys. LIDAR data and digital elevation models have been used to accurately portray the terrestrial surroundings. Combined, these custom charts paint the most vivid picture of what to expect that are available today.
Readers find not only detailed marina maps, fuel docks, detailed itineraries, recommended anchoring locations, and hazards but also all of the information needed for an island adventure, both on and off of the “beaten path”. Island history, hiking and biking trails, provisioning stops, shore access points, good pubs and restaurants, Marine Parks and Preserves, museums,
farmer’s markets, outdoor music concerts, dog parks, playgrounds, and more.
Focusing on in depth coverage rather than advertising, pages typically reserved for ads are instead devoted to full color, awe-inspiring photographs, new aerial photos, charts and maps. Value added spiral binding allows books to lay flat without the need of cumbersome winch handles or coffee mugs to weigh down the pages. Equal parts cruising guide and coffee table book, San Juan Islands is not only a valuable aid to all mariners, but also a fantastic way to dream, plan your upcoming adventure, or relive idyllic days in the San Juan Islands.
Blue Latitude’s guidebooks are written and designed by mariners. They know what boaters want and need to explore and navigate with confidence, and without missing a thing. Blue Latitude Press is committed to creating the best and most accurate guides available. Current titles include San Juan Islands: A Boater’s Guidebook, Gulf Islands: A Boater’s Guidebook, Sea of Cortez: A Cruiser’s Guidebook and Pacific Mexico: A Cruiser’s Guidebook.
By Shawn Breeding and Heather Bansmer