In Migael's Wake | Gig Harbor

In Migael’s Wake | Gig Harbor

Editor’s note: In Migael’s Wake, a new series starting today, will run every other Wednesday and feature excerpts from author and longtime sailor Migael Scherer’s book “A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands.” Gig Harbor is a great weekend getaway for Puget Sound boaters, offering plenty to do in a protected harbor with […]

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Q&A: Author and sailor Migael Scherer talks about her 30-plus years of cruising Puget Sound

Q&A: Author and sailor Migael Scherer talks about her 30-plus years of cruising Puget Sound

If anyone knows about cruising in Puget Sound, it’s Migael Scherer. Scherer has been cruising in the area for more than 30 years and spent three years meticulously researching and writing “A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands,” a quintessential resource for boaters wanting to know the countless nooks and crannies […]

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Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: free cruises, tall ships and boat-building fun for the Fourth of July weekend

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: free cruises, tall ships and boat-building fun for the Fourth of July weekend

They’ve been made of grass, cardboard and even popcorn. Sometimes they float; occasionally they don’t. Organizers of the Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival are never sure what type of inspired or harebrained creations might emerge during the Quick and Daring competition, a longtime festival favorite. Teams of two have 24 hours to build a boat […]

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Everett waterfront project in limbo, but Port says improvements for boaters remain a priority

Everett waterfront project in limbo, but Port says improvements for boaters remain a priority

It’s an ambitious project intended to serve boaters, reconnect Everett residents with the city’s waterfront and transform a former industrial area into a vibrant new neighborhood destination. The $400 million Port Gardner Wharf project calls for a mix of condos, townhouses, office space, shops, restaurants, inns, a marine-related “Craftsmen District” and a network of walkways […]

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