Author Archive | Dana Brooks

Port Ludlow Resort & Marina. Photo courtesy of Darren O'Brien.

Join the Sloop Tavern Yacht Club for a Mother’s Day benefit cruise to Port Ludlow

The Sloop Tavern Yacht Club (STYC) is doing something a little different this year for Mother’s Day. Along with the Ballard Elks Lodge, STYC is hosting an overnight cruise to Port Ludlow on May 13th to benefit Mary’s Place, who provides day and night shelter for homeless women, children and families, along with food, basic medical care, […]

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Support youth sailing and boating safety at STYC’s Blakely Rock Benefit Race

The 37th annual Sloop Tavern Yacht Club (STYC) Blakely Rock Benefit Race will be held April 1, 2017 benefitting The Sailing Foundation (TSF). STYC raises these funds through raffle tickets or auction items, cash donations, race entry fees and breakfast tickets, and 100-percent of the proceeds go directly to The Sailing Foundation to support youth sailing.  […]

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Drilling holes for the new bolts

Hole in the boat: Port light rebedding

“I’m so happy to have found a leak on my boat!” she says with a big smile. The expressions on others’ faces are astounded, confused or horrified. “OK, how about, I finally LOCATED a leak on my boat!” The response is definitely more congratulatory, occasionally tinged with a little sadness or jealousy. Rubigale’s starboard side […]

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