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.
Twenty miles west of Cape Fairweather in Alaskan waters, the 95 foot tug Nathan E Stewart was in trouble on December 18, 2011. High winds pushing huge seas were punishing the tug and its 300 foot fuel barge. The barge held 2.2 million gallons of diesel in addition to a few thousand gallons of other petroleum […]
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 […]
Boaters who can’t live without a microwave oven (or other things AC) will be happy that popular Jarrell Cove State Park now has power to one of its docks. Crews have installed 30-amp power sockets on the south dock. A $6/night charge is in addition to the $0.70/ft ($15 minimum) fee for overnighting on the […]
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 […]