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Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding names Betsy Davis as Executive Director

Port Hadlock’s Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding has announced that former Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) Executive Director Betsy Davis has been named as its new Executive Director. Davis is leaving her post at CWB after 11 years as the organization’s third executive director, but she’s not leaving entirely; she will continue her involvement as [...]

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Artist's conception of the new Victoria International marina from shore

New Victoria marina construction to begin next month

The Victoria Times Colonist reports that Victoria’s new Victoria International Marina, a $22-million megayacht haven, is going to begin construction again next month, after fits and starts due to legal and fisheries delays over the past several years. We first reported on the new marina last year here. The process for development has been underway [...]

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UK Sailmaker relocates office to Bellingham

Bellingham area sailors have a new option to improve the cut of their jibs (and any other sail for that matter). This just came over the news wire from the Port of Bellingham: Boat owners in Bellingham will soon have a new option for sail manufacture and service. UK Sailmakers Northwest will relocate their Anacortes [...]

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Sail Sand Point seeks admin

Sail Sand Point, a nonprofit community boating center in Seattle’s Magnuson Park, has an opening for a full-time administrator. Here’s the job posting: This person would be responsible for the general office activities and support for our programs which include year-round sailing programs, summer sail camps, scholarship and outreach, fundraising and volunteers. The position requires a [...]

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Share your boat, sink your costs

Dave McKeague and his wife loved their 24.5-foot 2006 Bayliner cruiser at first, but in time they outgrew it. The couple bought a 1967 40-foot Chris-Craft Constellation and were suddenly the owners of two boats. McKeague wanted to keep the Bayliner for his brother to use during summer visits, but the cost of two boats [...]

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