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Jim Wheat is the new co-owner of the 119-year-old Captain’s Nautical Supply, recently relocated to a 1903 building on Northwest Ballard Way. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times)

Captain’s Nautical sails into Ballard space

Unless you either work or play on boats, you can be forgiven for never having heard of Captain’s Nautical Supplies. For more than a century, the Seattle-based retailer of sea charts, marine instruments and telescopes has catered to both intrepid and armchair navigators. Think compasses, sextants, telescopes, brass oil lamps, barometers, binoculars and the kind […]

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A Kenmore Air plane lands on Lake Union. Photo Wikipedia Commons

Discussion on proposed Lake Union seaplane runway hosted by NMTA

Last week on a rainy Wednesday the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) hosted a discussion about the proposed Lake Union seaplane advisory zone. The proposal, which is currently being reviewed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and Washington Department of Ecology, has been an ongoing topic of conversation within the boating community. Approximately 30 members […]

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Port of Edmonds installing new heads for boaters

As boaters know, besides the docks themselves, the need for adequate and clean restroom facilities is among the most important features any marina can have. With that in mind, the Port of Edmonds recently began installing two new restroom buildings to support their over 900 year-round customers that keep vessels at the marina, those who launch boats from trailers and […]

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Fisheries Supply announces 2015 InNEWvation Award winners

From boots and dry suits, to life saving devices, winches and a spray to keep those pesky rugs from slipping, choosing the best of the best for Fisheries Supply’s 2015 InNEWvation awards was as informative as it was fun. And in the end, it turns out that some of Three Sheets Northwest’s favorite products from the many nominees ended up […]

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