Nikki Henderson, 24, from Surrey, UK, has led her Visit Seattle team to an impressive victory in Race 12 from New York, USA, to Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, the penultimate race of the 40,000 nautical mile Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Visit Seattle crossed the finish line on Monday, July 9 to complete the 3,000 nautical mile […]
Author Archive | Editor
We’re fortunate here in the Pacific Northwest to have an incredible mix of classic wooden vessels, and many of them are set to be on display this weekend in downtown Seattle. The Pacific Northwest Fleet of the Classic Yacht Association is hosting the 22nd Annual Classic Weekend at Bell Harbor Marina on June 16-17. Featuring up to 50 […]
Thanks to John Juliano aboard SV Caro Babbo for this piece on going with out refrigeration while cruising. “They cheat. They have a freezer,” Jennifer said with surprise and betrayal. She was reading an article about provisioning in Three Sheets Northwest calling out the high points and places where I, as cook and provisioner, had fallen […]
We came across this video of glaciers calving and thought it would be perfect for all the Alaska-bound cruisers looking for glimpses of these icy giants. Stay back, stay safe!
Boaters on Seattle’s Lake Union will soon recognize a set of buoys marking a long awaited seaplane advisory lane. The five radio-controlled north-south marks in the center of the lake will be in place from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and the city is trying to spread the word to those who frequent the waterway. Some […]
We recently came across this interesting article in the Seattle Times about live-aboard life in Seattle. With the city’s ever-climbing housing prices, boats are a more viable option than ever. From a boater’s perspective, though, “can people actually live cheaper aboard a boat?” Wannabe boat dwellers are waiting up to three years for a spot in […]
All the effort and deliberation that has gone into the Northwest Maritime Center’s (NWMC) plans for the future of Point Hudson seems to have evaporated, as they withdrew their proposal to become stewards of the property’s buildings and marina on Monday. The NWMC’s initial plan (which we reported on in July) was essentially to negotiate a 50-year […]