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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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Idaho Representative Mike Simpson was named Legislator of the Year by the PNWA - (Photo courtesy U.S. House website)

Pacific Northwest Waterways announces 2014 Distinguished Service Award winners

The Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA) has announced their 2014 Distinguished Service Award Winners at their recent annual convention in Vancouver this past October 15 through October 17. Although you may not be immediately familiar with the PNWA, you have undoubtedly benefited from its efforts. The organization is one of the primary lobbying groups advocating […]

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The 30-inch test version of the sail-driven freighter - (Photo via Pacific Sky Power)

Kickstarting sustainable shipping

“Sail-powered shipping is coming back,” says Dan Tracy, looking confidently into the camera as he pitches his latest Kickstarter campaign. The mission: construct full-size, sail-driven catamaran cargo ships, built right here in Seattle, in the next five years, to transform the shipping industry. The goal: raise $1,000 to build a 60-inch radio-controlled foam prototype for […]

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