Pacific Marine Publishing

Cruising the Gulf Islands

Gulf Islands Cruising Guide, a Western Waters Cruising Guide to the fabulous Gulf Islands of BC.

Quick Overview

  • Author: Peter Vassilopoulos   
  • Coverage:  Southeast Vancouver Island to the Gulf Islands of BC
  • ISBN: 978-0-919317-54-3 
  • Pages: 248      
  • Measurements:  9.5"x 8"


This is a comprehensive guide to the islands, waterways, anchorages and marinas in the popular Gulf Islands of British Columbia. It is filled with route information, data about facilities and some historical notes. The book is colourfully illustrated with large format aerial and ambient photographs. Diagrams are included to show locations and directions as well as marina layouts.

Explore the Gulf Islands of the coastal waters of British Columbia. Travel the waterways and view the islands, mountains and villages. By way of hundreds of aerial photographs and numerous diagrams, this guide assists mariners choose the best routes, anchorages and places to moor. Local and visiting mariners will be delighted with the amazing coves and anchorages throughout the Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia.

"Peter Vassilopoulos is British Columbia's most prolific author of boating guidebooks. Much of his life has been spent and is still spent-cruising with his wife Carla in their 27' Monaro powerboat to make sure the information in his many books is accurate and up-to-date. His guidebooks are revised and reprinted regularly which is a huge plus for boaters. In his Gulf Islands Cruising Guide, he covers not only the Gulf Islands, but also brings the reader in from Juan de Fuca Strait to Victoria, through the Gulf Island, into Saanich Inlet and to the Northern Gulf Islands of Hornby, Denman and Lasqueti Island. The Gulf Islands Cruising Guide is easy to use and the abundance of excellent full-colour photos, illustrated harbour charts and practical navigation information combine with the author's first hand experiences over dozens of years to make this a must-have for anyone cruising the area. Another winner from Vassilopoulos!" - Peter A. Robson, Pacific Yachting magazine

Gulf Islands Cruising Guide is 248 pages, measures 9.5"x 8" and with a durable laminated cover.

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