We have chartered 3 times from San Juan Sailing in Bellingham in the last 4 years and I would echo the last post about this being a good outfit. They have some older boats but they all seem to be well-maintained. Their location also puts you closer to some of the more interesting islands. The San Juans offer many secluded anchorages with stunning views, and some small but charming harbors and marina resorts. Wind is not consistent, and we''ve found that unless you''re willing to sail in stormy weather when the wind picks up(and we are rarely deterred by the occasional squall), you''ll be motoring on sunny days in warm, but calm air. You will likely encounter both kinds of weather in one week.