Every year boaters from Washington State venture across the border to beautiful British Columbia. For some, it’s just another passage along the way — one that has been done many times over. And for others, it’s a first time event that can bring about a slew of questions and anxieties. No matter if you’ve been across […]
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There certainly is something beautiful about a simple boat that is propelled only by the wind or the person rowing her. For Three Sheets contributor Bruce Bateau, that’s how it goes aboard his Iain Oughtred designed Arctic Tern. Row Bird, as she is affectionatly known, is a 2012, 18-foot open row and sailboat that is homeported in Portland, […]
Three Sheets Northwest had a great time at this year’s Rum Run out of Elliott Bay Marina! Here’s a video of some of the action by SV Pardon My French.
If you’re in the hunt for a liveaboard slip in central Puget Sound, Bainbridge Island might be your next home. The City of Bainbridge Island is currently accepting applications for one-year subleases for the Open Water Marina (OWM) community to begin on January 1, 2017 and expire on December 31, 2017. Under the terms of […]
Fall racing is back this year at Elliott Bay Marina with their annual Rum Run. A lighthearted race designed to encourage sailors to get out on the water, this year’s run will take place on Sunday, November 13. The race follows the same format as Elliott Bay’s marquee summer event, The Downtown Sailing Series and is solely put […]
Like many sailors, for Steve Allwine all it took to fall in love with sailing was that first lesson. Since then, he learned to sail on the Salish Sea and when the right boat came along, he snapped it up. Steve and family’s 2002 Hunter 326 Belldandy is the perfect boat for their coastal cruising adventures […]
Here’s a great video of the schooner Zodiac from the 2016 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend along with the story of how she became a sail training vessel in the Pacific Northwest.