Author Archive | Andy Cross

7 Seas Brewing is also conveniently located across the street from West Marine.

5 Favorites: Cruise-in Breweries

This is the third in an ongoing series called “5 Favorites” in which we’ll explore a range of topics such as memorable anchorages, marina showers, fun things to do, ports, beautiful places, days of sailing, meals to make aboard and much more. The aim is not to make a list of “bests” or to rank things, but rather to provide […]

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Sailboats Angelique, left, and Marauder, pass the final mark during Race Your House. Photo courtesy of Mike Beste.

Ready, set, Race Your House!

One of our favorite racing events of the year is nearly upon us: the 6th Annual Race Your House is set for Saturday, October 22. Where else but on Shilshole Bay can Pacific Northwest liveaboards duke it out for the honor of fastest “house” on Puget Sound? This will be our fourth time competing in the race, and we couldn’t be […]

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TSNW goes east: A wild ride from Maine to Maryland

It was pitch black outside when the anemometer hit 40 knots. Scanning the horizon for lights of passing ships or fishing boats, all I could make out were the faint, white crests of the massive North Atlantic swell — but barely. The coast was miles away and daylight seemed just as far. We’d been at it […]

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