Pacific Marine Publishing

Cruising Desolation Sound

Cruising to Desolation Sound by Peter Vassilopoulos.

Quick Overview

  • Author: Peter Vassilopoulos   
  • Coverage:  Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands of BC
  • ISBN: 978-0-919317-53-6
  • Pages: 192 
  • Measurements:  9.5"x 8"


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 is one of the most popular cruising destinations in the Pacific Northwest. This guide takes the reader from Howe Sound and Vancouver, along the Sunshine Coast and into Desolation Sound. Along the way, it covers popular attractions such as Princess Louisa Inlet and Pender Harbour. It continues through the Discovery Islands to Campbell River and Yuculta Rapids with full colour illustrations of fabulous waterways, inlets and scenic coastal vistas. Hundreds of aerial and ambient photographs and numerous diagrams assist mariners choose the best routes, anchorages and places to moor.

"Peter Vassilopoulos has done it again! His latest book, Cruising to Desolotaion Sound, follows on the heels of his bestselling, North of Desolation Sound and the Gulf Islands Cruising Guide. This third and final book in his trilogy is his biggest and best effor yet." - Peter A. Robson, Pacific Yachting magazine

Cruising to Desolation Sound is 192 pages, measures 9.5” by 8” and with a durable laminated cover.

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