Some might know the Northwest Marine Trade Association simply as the force behind the annual Seattle Boat Show. But the NMTA also works behind the scenes the rest of the year, promoting recreational boating and lobbying at the state level for legislation that impacts Washington boaters and marine businesses. As this year’s regular legislative session wraps [...]
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The Center for Wooden Boats and Northwest Seaport are offering a unique opportunity for a recent boatbuilding school graduate. The two organizations plan to hire a boatwright in residence for a 10-week period from May to July. The boatwright gets lodging in an officer’s cabin aboard the 1889 tugboat Arthur Foss on Lake Union and [...]
The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority recently purchased a 24-acre former sawmill site in Aberdeen and plans to develop a mixed-use project that will provide public moorage and waterfront access. The Seaport, which owns and runs the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, closed on the purchase two weeks ago and will soon embark [...]
Crow’s Nest Yachts Seattle is acquiring the brokerage of the same name in San Diego, bringing the two offices together under one ownership group. The new owners — Dale Partna, Vic Parcells and Dan Wood — have more than 80 years combined experience in the yacht brokerage industry. “We’re thrilled to acquire Crow’s Nest Yachts in [...]
Seattle Yachts was recently named the Pacific Northwest’s exclusive dealer of Eagle Trawlers. The company will carry all Eagle lines of boats, ranging from 40 to 57 feet. The vessels are built by Transpacific Marine in China and are sold in Asia, Australia, Europe and the U.S. Engines, electronics and galley equipment are sourced from suppliers around the world, and the [...]
Diane Coleman has a suggestion for boaters: instead of heading north to the San Juan and Gulf islands this summer, take a trip down Hood Canal. There, on the west side of the canal, boaters will find a newly revamped Pleasant Harbor Marina, which Coleman manages. The marina recently finished replacing its old docks and expects to [...]