The 2017 Seattle Boats Afloat Show at South Lake Union is on the horizon, and it looks like there will once again be plenty of new boats to peruse at the West Coast’s largest floating show. This year’s event gets underway at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 14 and runs throughout the weekend, closing at […]
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The crew of Seattle-based SV Pardon My French sent us this fun video from this year’s Swiftsure International Yacht Race…enjoy!
On the night of October 6, 2016, USCG boatswain’s mate Jacob Hylkema volunteered to jump into the cold Pacific Ocean near Long Beach, Washington and swim to the aid of a sailor who’s legs had been wrapped in a heaving line during rescue. Battling 18- to 20-foot breaking seas, Hylkema swam more than 150-feet to reach […]
Sailing The Sea Bear is a new YouTube travel show featuring Captain Shawn and cameraman Phil. Both are veterans of the US Armed Forces, one a retired US Navy EOD technician and the other a US Army Infantryman. The Sea Bear, a sloop rigged 1985 C&C Landfall 39 is their home and dream maker as they voyage […]
The Port of Poulsbo has completed a major upgrade to its guest moorage electrical power systems, and in doing so, now complies with the National Electrical Code. The Guest Moorage facilities at the popular Puget Sound destination have been outfitted with GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) breakers to catch vessels putting out stray current. As a […]
The sixth annual Pocket Yacht Palooza, a celebration of small-boat designs in the 6 to 22-foot range, will be held this Saturday, July 22, at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend. The Palooza is the largest festival dedicated to small boats — wood, fiberglass, skin-on-frame — on the West Coast, drawing participants from as far […]
Every year The Seattle Boat Show (Jan. 26 – Feb. 3) looks to add something new for vendors and show-goers alike, and with the announcement of a third show venue at Bell Harbor Marina, they’re doing just that for the 2018 show. The show, produced by the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and Northwest Yacht Brokers Association […]