Sailing is among myriad outdoor activities to be enjoyed in San Carlos.

The Sailboat Search Chronicles: Part 8 (Mexico)

With its dramatic peaks flanking the blue-green waters of the Sea of Cortez, San Carlos draws hordes of vacationers annually from Arizona, California and points further afield. Sailors wax rhapsodic about heading out of San Carlos to explore the region’s unspoiled landscapes, its countless harbors and quiet anchorages. The cruising there sounds superb, and we’re […]

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Rendezvous | Latts & Atts Pac NW Cruiser Party 2009

Who: Latts & Atts Cruisers Forum What: Latts & Atts’ Pacific Northwest Cruiser Party, one of the region’s most popular and well-attended boating rendezvous. Activities include live music, presentations, prizes, beer and movies on the dock, a Saturday potluck lunch and Saturday night party at the Sons of Norway hall. Where: Poulsbo When: Thursday, Aug. […]

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Class | Bronze Casting

Who: Center for Wooden Boats What: Learn how to use all the tools necessary to cast hot metal using sand-casting technology. Sam Johnson will cover the basics of patternmaking, sand molding and bronze casting during this engaging hands-on course. Where: Lake Union When: Oct. 3-4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More info: Member Cost: $280.00; […]

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Benefit | 2009 Classic Cruise on Lake Union

Who:The Antique & Classic Boat Society, Classic Yacht Association and Center for Wooden Boats What:Members of The Antique & Classic Boat Society and the Classic Yacht Association have teamed up with The Center for Wooden Boats to provide a special evening of hors d’oeuvres, wine, and elegant boat rides on Lake Union – all in […]

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Racing | Norm Blanchard W.O.O.D. Regatta

What: Join the Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) on Lake Union for the 11th Annual Norm Blanchard Wood Open & One Design Regatta. Where: The Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle When: Sept. 26-27 More info: If you know how to sail, enter the race with your boat, rent one of ours or sign up […]

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For this installment of our ongoing series, Migael Scherer takes us to Fisherman Bay, the sole hub of commercial activity on quiet, idyllic Lopez Island. The only anchorage on the island with a full range of boating facilities, Fisherman Bay requires deft helming and steel nerves: running aground is common.

In Migael’s Wake | Fisherman Bay

For this installment of our ongoing series, Migael Scherer takes us to Fisherman Bay, the sole hub of commercial activity on quiet, idyllic Lopez Island. The only anchorage on the island with a full range of boating facilities, Fisherman Bay requires deft helming and steel nerves: running aground is common.

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