Anne and Laurence Yeadon-Jones first found their way to Vancouver Harbour in 1988, after they left London's Docklands, sailed the Atlantic, cruised the Caribbean and explored the eastern seaboard of the United States. The result is this book, a personal chronicle which details one idyllic summer cruise from Vancouver to Desolation Sound. On the way the authors unearth snippets of intriguing history and meet coastal pioneers old and new, and they interweave these stories with their own past adventures and new discoveries of an area they have grown to love. From the bustling urban marinas of Vancouver's False Creek to the warm and secluded waters off Musket Island Marine Park (near Hardy Island), the authors describe their favourite places to visit from Vancouver to Toba Inlet. Browse Molly's Lane Market in Gibsons, buy some fabulous home-baked bread at the Gambier Island General Store and don't miss visiting Harry Roberts' original log cabin and apple orchard on Nelson Island, which is kept beautifully intact for visitors. Illustrated with unforgettable colour photographs and detailed charts and maps, this book will inspire even the most cautious of boaters to cast away and explore the best BC has to offer.