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Port Angeles racer takes top place at Seattle NOOD

Port Angeles skipper Dan Kaseler sailed to victory on Sunday, taking top place in the Seattle stop of the Sperry Top Side National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta. Kaseler and his four-person crew sailed on pTeron in the Melges 24 class, winning first place among 11 boats to become the overall winners in the Seattle […]

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The 300-foot Sahara was arrested as part of a wrongful death lawsuit.

Former NOAA research vessel to become $50 million luxury yacht

It may well be Seattle’s most expensive used boat deal ever—a 308-foot former government research vessel that’s being transformed into a luxury yacht for a mysterious Italian buyer. Total cost: more than $50 million. Stabbert Yacht & Ship in Ballard recently completed the sale of the former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Saraha, which […]

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The Sailboat Search Chronicles: Part 1

The San Francisco boat could be a keeper. It was everything Marty’s salty dreams are made of—a sturdy but pretty tank built for offshore cruising, with efficiently used space, a center cockpit and gorgeous teak throughout. As Marty quizzed the yacht broker about the rigging, engine and electrical system. I pondered the important questions: Could I really […]

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