Cast Off Your Bow Lines — Our Book

Something in his adventurous spirit called out to mine and led us to build a rustic cabin in the wilderness, become charter skippers on our beloved sailboat, Porpoise, and sail away from our safe harbour. Join us as we


Our Book

A true story about living the dream, seizing the day, and pioneering a path into new horizons. Later in life, John and Lyza fall in love with a classic ketch, establish a charter business on the mystic BC coast, and sail out of their comfort zone to the Hawaiian Islands and back. Cap’n John chronicles it all with good humour and a captivating writing style as he highlights a family cruising legacy spanning a hundred years and six generations in Princess Louisa Inlet and beyond.

Direct from Cap’n John

Order the book from us and get a signed copy. When you order through our website, we avoid fees from third party distributors, and you get a personalized (signed) edition. Please use our contact form and let us know your name, address and number of copies. Signed copies are $20 and include postage within Canada.

Cast Off Your Bow Lines on Amazon

We’re also on Amazon, selling both paperback and Kindle formats. If you’ve read the book we’d love to read your review on Amazon, to help spread the word.

You can buy the paperback version of Cast Off Your Bowlines with Amazon Prime, or use the links below for the Kindle version and a free preview!