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What made Viking ships so special? Guys like these.

If you are as fascinated with Viking-era ships as we, you’ll want to hustle down to the Center for Wooden Boats on Friday to meet two of the world’s masters in the art of these traditional and storied vessels. Jay Smith, professional lapstrake boat builder, and Jay Haavik, Viking age master carver, will discuss how […]

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Captain’s is a NW boating treasure; now it is finally navigating to Sundays

If you have ever stepped foot inside Captain’s Nautical Supply, you’ll know what an absolute treasure this more than a century-old institution is for Northwest boaters. Inside the modest building that sits along busy 15th Avenue West in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood is one of the world’s great collections of navigation know-how. And we aren’t talking […]

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Salish Sea Pilot releases updated ‘Almost Free’ guides

Salish Sea Pilot has just released its 2015 Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands and Desolation Sound cruising guides. The guides are completely rebuilt and will soon be followed by guides to Puget Sound and the Sunshine Coast. Nothing feels more altruistic than offering cruising guides as free downloads. And it made the folks at Salish […]

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