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Andy and sons aboard Yahtzee in Astoria, Oregon

Join Three Sheets Northwest’s Andy Cross for an evening at the Portland Yacht Club

The Portland Yacht Club is hosting an evening with Three Sheets Northwest managing editor Andy Cross from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 5. The event is family friendly, free and open to the public. Also, tacos and margaritas will be available for purchase. After sailing down from the San Juan Islands and cruising up the Columbia […]

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Fun to watch and photograph the first Clipper arrival

The first Clipper Race boat finished the race yesterday morning, but took nearly 24 hours to get through the straits and down the sound to Seattle.  Sailing at first, then motoring, the Derry-Londonderry-Doire pulled into Elliott bay shortly before 7 a.m.  Unfortunately for the small group of un-informed supports (myself, another liveaboard from D Dock, two relatives […]

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Salish Sea Pilot releases new Georgia Strait and Puget Sound cruising guides

The 2016 Salish Sea Pilot cruising guides are here and along with the Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound and the San Juan Islands, they’ve added two new tomes to the mix: Georgia Strait & the Sunshine Coast and Puget Sound. Covering the Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound, Burrard Inlet, Vancouver, the Northern Gulf Islands, Comox and Powell River, […]

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R-Sloop Pirate turns 90: A history

The R-class racing yacht Pirate is likely the best known and most well-documented boat at CWB, and she’s turning 90 this year! The below post was written as a two-part series by volunteer, Shawn Lynam, to celebrate this milestone in her exciting history. One quick search on Wikipedia will tell you that the conservation-restoration of […]

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