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Buddy, can you spare a boat loan?

Buddy, can you spare a boat loan?

With economists declaring the recession officially over, boat dealers and brokers have reason to hope that more people will soon be buying boats. But stricter terms make qualifying for a boat loan harder than it used to be. The days of low down payments and loans given without proof of income or ability to pay […]

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New group aims to create a Sailing Renaissance

To the uninitiated, sailing can seem complicated, difficult to learn and prohibitively expensive, but a new group in Seattle hopes to change that perception. Puget Sound Sailing Renaissance formed in the spring to get more people involved in sailing and in the process, help boost the struggling boating industry. “It’s a venue where people involved in […]

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Seattle West Marine gets new Lake Union digs

Seattle West Marine gets new Lake Union digs

West Marine representatives say the company’s new Seattle store across from Lake Union will be its premier Northwest location, offering an expanded selection of products and several new services. The store at 1275 Westlake Ave. will replace the location a few blocks away on Mercer Street, which closed on Sunday. Workers are in the process of moving […]

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