18 PHOTO ESSAY Pacific Northwest whales.
40 FROM THE WATER’S SURFACE The beauty of kayak- ing in the San Juan Islands.
46 DESTINATION DESOLATION Discover how eight days on the water can fill a family with untold amounts of joy.
52 SHAPED BY WATER Learn how surfing and art bring Gwaliga Heart closer to his Haida Gwaii legacy.
6 PRESIDENT’S LETTER
9 EDITOR’S LETTER
14 A CLOSER LOOK The Friday Harbor team shares tidbits about how they came to San Juan Island and their favorite Plus