One of the most popular features year in and year out at the Seattle Boat Show is the extensive line-up of free boating and fishing seminars and the advanced training classes for a fee through Boat Show University. Many out-of-town attendees plan their travel arrangements around the seminar schedule, which has recently been announced. Others […]
The Lake Union Rotary Club has been a long-time partner of The Center for Wooden Boats, hosting Happy Hour for Good in our boathouse on the 3rd Thursdays throughout the summer. And in the coming weeks, they will be hosting the second annual Santa on the Dock fundraiser. Bring your kids or grandkids to sit with Santa […]
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.
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 […]
The racing was fierce. Tough. Close. And fun. Sloop Tavern Yacht Club’s annual ‘Race Your House race’ began with a close pass by Alex and Christina aboard Gypsy Wind. I thought it was too close until I saw the cinnamon rolls being handed over to the committee boat. Being on the committee boat, the gesture […]
Whether you’re a novice sailor or old salt, a Safety at Sea Seminar is an excellent way to brush up on your all around safety skills as a skipper or crew. The Sailing Foundation, along with CYC, OWSA, RCYC, STSCO, PYC and OCSA, will be offering the U.S. Sailing two-day Safety at Sea seminar on […]
Each month the Center for Wooden Boats finds a speaker of wit and experience to talk about his or her special knowledge. It is also an opportunity for CWB members to meet one another and the staff. The program runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with opportunities to ask questions. October’s 3rd Friday lecture will […]