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Shannon and crew racing her San Juan 24 "Pig War" in Bellingham in 1976.

Why I love the Race to Alaska

Why do I love the R2AK so very much? To me, it’s obvious. Frank Morris, born in Seattle in 1907 on Three Tree Point, Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Coast Guard, author of the first chartbook in the Pacific Northwest: The Marine Atlas (Olympia to Skagway), owner of the Marine Finance Corporation that financed and insured boats, […]

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The Vic-Maui 2016 fleet waits and prepares in beautiful Victoria Harbour.

Preview: Vic-Maui racers to set sail on July 9

With one of the largest fleets in the 5o year history of this biennial sprint from the Salish Sea to the Hawaiian islands, Vic-Maui 2016 is here. Twenty two boats and their crews are ready and waiting in Victoria Harbour for the staggered starts on July 9, 10, 11 and 12 that will mark the beginning […]

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