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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is a recording I made on September 10 after attending the 2017 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend Washington. I discuss the highlights of the Festival (for me) and the fun people I interviewed for the podcast. Click on the green player button above to listen to the full podcast […]
The 41st Wooden Boat Festival was, as always, an entertaining and informative time filled with fine folks and cool boats. Photographer Mark Aberle was there capturing the scene all weekend and shared these great images with Three Sheets.
There seems to be a bit of a scam going around with several companies offering to “help” you renew your USCG Vessel Documentation, the catch? The help will cost you several times the normal cost $ 26.00 the US Coast Guard charges. Some people in a sailing group I belong to have fallen for this […]
In honor of the upcoming Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, our friends at OffCenterHarbor.com have shared this awesome free video with Three Sheets readers. Click here or on the image below to watch, and we’ll see you in Port Townsend!