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Marty and Kristen braving the waves

Rough seas, good friends

Of all the weekends to go for a winter sail, one with a forecast calling for gale force winds, rough seas and snow might not be our top choice. But we’d agreed to take our friends Kristen and Brian over to Bainbridge Island overnight on a particular weekend in December. In her typical exuberant fashion, […]

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Meydenbauer Bay's Hidden Past -- Whalers' Home Port

Meydenbauer Bay’s Hidden Past — Whalers’ Home Port

MEYDENBAUER BAY–In the decades between the world wars, seven steam-powered boats, their high bows weighted with harpoon cannon, rode out winters tied two and three deep to a lonely wooden pier that reached into Meydenbauer Bay. No one could have known it at the time, but Bellevue’s quiet, crook-fingered bay on Lake Washington was where […]

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