As always, the folks at the Race to Alaska and Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) are once again keeping fans, competitors and potential competitors on their toes for the 2018 event. Or should we say, events. The big announcement on Wednesday was the addition of a new race from Tacoma to Port Townsend, which will end just days before the […]
For more than four decades, each month CWB has presented a speaker of wit and experience to talk about his or her special knowledge. It is also an opportunity for CWB members to meet one another and the staff. The program is held in the Boathouse Gallery. It runs from 7pm to 9pm and includes […]
Another year is coming to a close, which means the Seattle Boat Show is nearly on the horizon. And the 2018 show will mark a sea change for this popular Pacific Northwest event. For the first time in the show’s 71-year history, there will be three locations — indoors at CenturyLink Field Event Center and afloat at South […]
The Sailing Foundation will be offering the U.S. Sailing two-day Safety at Sea seminar on March 24 and 25, 2018 on Bainbridge Island, with an optional FREE “in water” Lifesling training session on Monday the 26th. Taking place at Bainbridge High School and Bainbridge Aquatic Center, this informative and entertaining training program has classroom and hands-on sessions designed to […]
What a day of racing — and what a difference a day makes! Blue skies and wind for the 2017 Sloop Tavern Yacht Club’s annual Fall Regatta on Sunday, October 22. Perfect! Lots more images of the Fall Regatta at Offthecoastofballard.blogspot.com. And images of Race Your House here.
With fall in full swing, it’s time once again for Elliott Bay Marina’s annual Hot Buttered Rum Race. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, November 5th, with the race start set for 11 a.m. The course will be the same as the Downtown Sailing Series, giving competitors a one-lap tour of Elliott Bay. After […]
Friend of Three Sheets and fellow sailor, Kurt Hoehne, is always a great read, as he keeps close tabs on the racing scene throughout the Pacific Northwest, North America and beyond with his website Sailish.com. He’s kind enough to share this report and survey with us in hopes that we can all make sailboat racing in our area […]