Our quality trawler brokerage, charter fleet and 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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Limited space is still available on Leg 6 of the 2014 Mother Goose Flotilla.

Inside Passage & Glaciers
LEG 6: Juneau, AK to Bellingham, WA
Sunday, Aug 17, 2014 – Thursday, Sep 11, 2014

Book Dream Catcher now at the
reduced rate of  $21,750!

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Dahon fold-up bikes available for rent
with your charter!


To view availability of the entire fleet by year and/or request a hold:

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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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NW Explorations charterers through
Fine Edge Nautical & Recreational Publishing!


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