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A dinghy decision made easy

An inevitable purchase finally happened for the crew of Yahtzee. After owning our beloved home for over six years and doing a substantial amount of cruising, we finally got two things we’ve never had before: a rigid-hulled inflatable dinghy (RIB) and an outboard engine. Some may wonder how it took so long, and the truth is that it was a […]

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Port Townsend's Point Hudson Marina.

Northwest Maritime Center nixes Point Hudson proposal

All the effort and deliberation that has gone into the Northwest Maritime Center’s (NWMC) plans for the future of Point Hudson seems to have evaporated, as they withdrew their proposal to become stewards of the property’s buildings and marina on Monday. The NWMC’s initial plan (which we reported on in July) was essentially to negotiate a 50-year […]

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A tale of two sails

This last week I took Grace out on the water twice after a ton of winter projects. The first time was a beautiful, warm day with wind and real sailing. The second time was the rainiest April day on record in 22 years in Seattle, and turned out quite a bit different. I have been working on a bunch […]

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