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A new meaning to “On the Rocks”

I think we may have found the poster child for On the Rocks—literally. I have no idea how this skipper got himself in such a mess, but our admiration goes out to him for the impressive balancing act. What do you think? Go to the Gizmodo blog for more on this incredible picture.  And a […]

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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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