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Seattle Maritime Academy offering fall classes for recreational boaters

The Seattle Maritime Academy in Ballard is offering a number of fall classes geared towards recreational boaters. If you’re looking to brush up on knot tying, navigation, marine electrics or diesel engine maintenance, you’ll want to check out the course list below. Knots and Line Handling Whether captain or crew, there are essential knots and line […]

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Northwest Maritime Center set to host full slate of free movies and speakers

As daylight and on-the-water activity start to diminish throughout the fall and into winter, the Northwest Maritime Center is poised to keep your boating spirits buoyed with a full schedule of FREE events. With movies and speakers lined up over the coming months, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy. Check out the schedules below or find […]

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Preparing your boat for Alaska

Every year, boaters from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia head north up the Inside Passage to cruise the incredible waters of Southeast Alaska. And now that summer has come to an end, it’s time to start planning for next year. But for those who are thinking about making the voyage north, there can be lots of […]

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Walsh Cove | A jewel of Desolation Sound

Of the many anchorages in beautiful British Columbia, Desolation Sound’s Walsh Cove is a true gem. — By Greg Larsen For boaters heading north each year towards Desolation Sound, Walsh Cove is a favorite destination. This pristine cove is nestled along the northern end of Waddington Channel on the northeast end of West Redonda Island.    […]

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Cruiser’s College ready for fall classes in Anacortes

The Cruiser’s College in Anacortes is at it again, this time with a fall lineup of classes sure to entice mariners into learning more about their boat’s systems and much more.   Launched in 2016 with the goal of providing mariners with high quality, useful marine courses at a reasonable price, Cruiser’s College’s aim is to create safer […]

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