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Prepare for a Barefoot Raid!

Canada, prepare to be raided! Speed, hooting, and hollering are bound to occur, but no fear; northern waters will be free of the violence and destruction typically associated with the term. That’s because this particular type of raid is more like a progressive party at sea, conducted by participants aboard a group of sail and […]

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Kayaker rescues crabber from burning boat

Wow, this is quite a rescue! A kayaker takes matters into her own hands and sets out to assist a commercial crabber from his burning vessel. Glad everyone is safe… This video was apparently shot on January 31, 2018 near La Conner, Washington. Quote from the video post on YouTube: “A fisherman was trapped on a burning crabbing […]

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Leukemia Cup Regatta returning to Elliott Bay

Year in and year out, the Leukemia Cup Regatta on Elliott Bay is one of those ultra fun sailing events that brings people back and raises money for a good cause at the same time. Well, it’s happening again this year and looks to bring that same atmosphere of camaraderie and charity to the Seattle sailing community. Join The Leukemia & Lymphoma […]

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What’s New & Noteworthy at the boat show? Tell us and your fellow show-goers…

For the past few years we’ve done a post updating readers on what Three Sheets Northwest’s editors have found new and/or noteworthy at the Seattle Boat Show. And though it’s fun to put together while walking the isles, poking through boats and listening to seminars, this year we want to hear from you. We’re asking you, the readers, to […]

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NMTA & Anacortes Chamber of Commerce join forces for new Anacortes boat show

In the midst of the Seattle Boat Show comes news about another popular show in the Pacific Northwest: The Anacortes Boat Show. The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce have announced that they will co-produce the new “Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show” at Cap Sante Marina on May 17-20, 2018. The show will have […]

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Lend a hand, take the Washington Sea Grant Pumpout survey

In partnership with the Washington State Parks Clean Vessel Act program, Washington Sea Grant manages the popular Pumpout Washington program to increase awareness and use of marine sewage pumpout stations in Washington. In the past year, they pumped out 10.6 million gallons of sewage for boaters, gave away over 11,000 pumpout adapters and put in 65 new pumpout stations state […]

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