Our quality trawler brokerage, charter fleet and marine service center, is the finest in the nation and is strategically located in Bellingham, Washington, your gateway to:

NW Explorations can launch you on the charter trip of a lifetime on one of our beautiful quality trawlers. We have offered quality yacht charters for over 30 years. We appreciate your decision to entrust us with your charter vacation. Our first-class level of customer service and support has been recognized by Grand Banks Yachts, Ltd. in their designation of us as the only Authorized Grand Banks Charter Operator in the world.

Join us in the Pacific Northwest for your next vacation adventure on one of our bareboat charters or an amazing flotilla. Our growing list of repeat charterers confirms that there is no finer cruising ground and no finer charter fleet. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

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Mother Goose 2015 is underway! Follow the daily blog to keep up on their adventures North!

Mother Goose 2015 Blog

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NW Explorations’ trip to Prince William Sound
is the featured article in SEA Magazine’s November issue!

Follow Me: Take your time discovering the wonders of Prince William Sound.

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Mother Goose 2014
Mother Goose 2013
Desolation Sound 2013
Mother Goose 2012
Desolation Sound 2012
Mother Goose 2011
Desolation Sound 2011

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