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    Olympia Harbor Days set to get underway over Labor Day weekend

    The 43rd Annual Olympia Harbor Days Tugboat Races and Festival will open Friday, September 2 at 5 p.m. and run through Sunday, September 4, closing at 6 p.m. This Olympia favorite is located in downtown along the waterfront from the famous Kiss Statue on the boardwalk at ...

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Winter Cove’s famed barbecue

Reading my recent post about Winter Cove that mentioned the famous Saturna Island Canada Day lamb barbecue at Winter Cove, partner Lynne said: “How can we put out a cruising guide to the Gulf Islands and have never actually been at Winter Cove on Canada Day?” There was no good answer, so when we arrived […]

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Lexan vs. Plexiglass

If you are replacing fixed ports on your boat, you will be faced (or should be faced) with the choice between Lexan (a trade name for polycarbonate) and Plexiglass (a trade name for polymethylmethacrylate, aka acrylic).  Here are some features of each which might help you decide which to use: Plexiglass is transparent to UV […]

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