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07-18-2013 08:10 PM
tidewaterv
Re: Ganges Suggestions

dogs & boats may travel together happily..however not all of us wish to share patio or stores with your friend....dogs are generaly only as good as their companions however...courtesy of others in often lacking.
07-18-2013 07:56 PM
tidewaterv
Re: Ganges Suggestions

saltspring marina is not unfriendly,nor is it run down unless you stay at seattle yacht club outstation docks...great people good place..ferrie to town great value & fun...mobes pub nearby has been resold again maybe will get better....if you want fancy glitter cute marina ssi is not for you..go to vanisle marina or sidney marina..very nice if this is what looking for.
07-18-2013 07:01 PM
tidewaterv
Re: Ganges Suggestions

saltspring island marina is well run...good docks & reasonably priced ..walk to town not far or take there comuter fairy kids love it...pub is not the best..but eatable food...fairy takes you to downtown good food &stores...ferry fare very reasonable.
06-04-2013 08:22 PM
northoceanbeach
Re: Ganges Suggestions

Ah. That was last night? Last night was pretty. I hope this weather lasts. I can't see my baker, in right by the ferry. I was anchoring last time I was here over by the UW labs but I wanted a change of pace.
06-04-2013 06:28 PM
UPHILL
Re: Ganges Suggestions

Friday Harbor.
06-04-2013 05:11 PM
northoceanbeach
Re: Ganges Suggestions

Is that Ganges?
06-04-2013 04:26 PM
UPHILL
Re: Ganges Suggestions



North, this might be you view???
06-04-2013 01:34 AM
northoceanbeach
Re: Ganges Suggestions

It just seems more artificial than Friday harbor. And it's smaller and the music is all really, really old people music. And nobody was friendly. I've been waves at today probably ten times. I dontthink people on salt spring even acknowledged my exeistence. I'm glad I'm jot in the gulf is the anymore. The only part of my trip I haven't like. I think I was in a bad loos that week because of them.

Friday harbor is just better in every way and has more character. Ganges seemed like they threw it up in the 90's for tourists with nothing to do.

And the sailing is terrible because not only are there 100 crap pots per square foot of water the valley into Ganges is super narrow and blocks alot if the wind.

I guess it's not like the worst place but I can't see anything to recommend. I'm in front of Friday harbor right now. I'd go there instead.
05-31-2013 12:23 AM
jackdale
Re: Ganges Suggestions

Embee Bakery - the best reason to go to Ganges.
05-30-2013 10:14 PM
Faster
Re: Ganges Suggestions

We always enjoy Ganges,( but we don't swim there ) and try to get onto the Kanaka dock too, right in front of Thrifty's and, of course, the Tree House. Last time we were there the owner's 8 or 9 yr old son did a terrifically entertaining standup bit.. had us all rolling.
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