Sailing on a piece of Northwest history

Sailing on a piece of Northwest history

It’s rare for me to even consider skipping off work on a weekday. Running Three Sheets is a very busy full-time job, and there’s invariably something that needs to get done. The level of guilt triggered by playing hooky on a weekday is extreme. But passing up an opportunity to get out on the water […]

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Nuke detectors checking small vessels on Puget Sound

Nuke detectors checking small vessels on Puget Sound

Imagine a boat pulling up to the Seattle waterfront and lighting off a radioactive “dirty bomb” – or worse, an actual nuclear weapon. That’s the nightmare scenario behind a new effort to scan small boats, including recreational vessels, for radioactive and nuclear materials that could be used in terrorist attacks.  Puget Sound is at the forefront of […]

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Sailing needs a lifeline, says new book

Sailing needs a lifeline, says new book

Does sailing need to be saved? Nicholas Hayes thinks so. A sailor and business consultant who lives in Shorewood, Wisconsin, Hayes is the author of “Saving Sailing.”  The book, to be released Oct. 1, posits that participation in sailing has declined precipitously—dropping 70 percent since 1979—and that an intervention is needed to ensure it continues […]

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Sucia Island is widely considered by boaters to be one of the most spectacular cruising destinations in Puget Sound. With a state park of more than 500 acres, beautiful beaches, fascinating rock formations and numerous bays, Sucia offers endless opportunities for exploring -- or simply enjoying the scenery in one of the San Juan Islands' most breathtaking locations.

In Migael’s Wake | Sucia Island

Sucia Island is widely considered by boaters to be one of the most spectacular cruising destinations in Puget Sound. With a state park of more than 500 acres, beautiful beaches, fascinating rock formations and numerous bays, Sucia offers endless opportunities for exploring — or simply enjoying the scenery in one of the San Juan Islands’ […]

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Boaters warned to stay away from visiting whales

Whale experts say boaters should keep their distance from five transient killer whales that are currently visiting Puget Sound. The two mothers and three offspring have been in Eld Inlet, near Olympia, for the past four weeks. There have been reports that boaters have gotten close to the group, prompting warnings from whale experts. The […]

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Lake Union Sea Ray races to the top

Lake Union Sea Ray races to the top

Being named the number one independent boat dealer in the world for a particular brand is no small feat, particularly during a recession. Being named number one worldwide after selling a brand less than a year is no less impressive. Lake Union Sea Ray in Seattle scored both distinctions when it was recently notified that […]

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The long slog back continues

The long slog back continues

It took some time, but the anticipated crowds finally showed up Sunday to the annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show. Although numbers weren’t available, attendance was light for the first four days of the annual sales event, one of four major Seattle yearly boat shows. And it didn’t help that rain and a legendary Huskies football […]

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Event | Harbor Lights Dinner & Auction

What: People for Puget Sound is partnering with Puget Sound Business Travel Association for its annual Harbor Lights Dinner & Auction. This year’s event features a raw bar courtesy of Taylor Shellfish, seasonal Northwest cuisine by Kaspars and Northwest microbrews and wines. Auction items include exotic getaways, local excursions and a variety of hand-crafted products and art. […]

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