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Yeadon-Jones' Hit The Vancouver International Boat Show!

Posted: January 25, 2007

January 25, 2007

Experience “A Summer in the Broughtons” with Anne & Laurence Yeadon-Jones,
Authors of the Dreamspeaker Cruising Guide Series!

Expert sailors Anne & Laurence Yeadon-Jones will give two lively presentations on their
personal cruising experiences at The Vancouver International Boat Show at BC Place Stadium, False Creek Yacht Club, 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, BC,
on February 9 at 5:00pm
and February 11 at 11:00am.
The presentation, titled “A Summer in the Broughtons,” focuses on where
to cruise in the exquisite Broughton Archipelago. Gorgeous colour photography
and stories about the Yeadon-Jones’s own adventures
will entertain and inform both the serious sailor and armchair traveller.
You can also visit Anne and Laurence at the BC Marine Author’s Booth
from February 7 to 11.

In recent years BC coast boaters have been discovering an exciting new world of cruising north of Desolation Sound, but unfamiliarity with the complex maze of islands and inlets often referred to as the Broughton Archipelago has deterred many yachters. Now, Anne and Laurence Yeadon-Jones, whose four classic guides on southern waters have made them the coast’s favourite cruising writers, weigh in with their long-awaited fifth volume, The Broughtons and Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy, on this fascinating cruising territory.

Taking up where Volume 2, Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands, left off, Volume 5 includes all of the familiar features that make the Dreamspeaker series the incredibly popular cruising guides that they are. Numerous charts and aerial photos clearly delineate the safest routes north into Queen Charlotte Strait and the myriad islands surrounding it. Laurence’s whimsical hand-drawn maps expose the dangers and attractions of key anchorages among the maze-like passages with matchless clarity. Anne’s buoyant commentary draws on her own exhaustive research to evoke the mythic past of this “Kwakiutl Country” and provides a knowing guide to hidden treasures and not-to-be missed attractions. Laurence’s fine scenic photography adds the crowning touch to one of the most handsome marine guides on the coast.

Anne and Laurence Yeadon-Jones are experienced inshore and offshore sailors who have logged thousands of hours cruising, charting and photographing British Columbia’s coastal waters. They live in Vancouver, BC, where they jointly operate a design consultancy business. They keep their 36-foot yacht, Dreamspeaker, close by and ready to go at a moment’s notice. In addition to the Dreamspeaker series, they are the authors of Voyage of the Dreamspeaker: Vancouver—Desolation Sound Cruising Highlights.

For more information about The Vancouver International Boat Show please call (604) 678-8820 or visit