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Chartlet from Salish Sea Pilot’s Cruising Guide to the Gulf Islands. Not to be used for navigation.

Destinations: The Russell Island howl

Here’s our latest installment from Three Sheets Northwest guest columnist Jim Burgoyne of… The scream brought life on Russell Island to a brief standstill, frozen in time like those poor people caught in the fiery eruption of Pompeii’s Mount Vesuvius. It was bloodcurding enough to bring me and other boaters up on deck of our boats anchored offshore. But […]

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Deadline looming for NMTA Grow Boating Grant applications

Every year the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) hands out funds to local organizations that are working to get more people on the water in the Pacific Northwest.   The grants are awarded through the NMTA’s Grow Boating program, whose mission is to increase the number of boaters and encourage current boaters to boat more often. Since 2003, the organization […]

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