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July livery special at the CWB

In July, sail the Pelican for an hour, get an extra half hour free!* The pelican is a small, light pram with a lug-rigged main and a jib that flies from a bow sprit. This centerboard boat was designed for San Francisco Bay, and sails well with  one to three people. Get to know the […]

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Chittenden Locks closing for five hours today

From a U.S. Army Corps news release: The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard will close to all marine traffic today from 8 a.m to 11 a.m. for the small locks and an additional two hours, until 1 p.m. for the large locks, for a monthly saltwater drain screen structure inspection. The structure, immediately upstream of […]

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39th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival is here!

It’s 4th of July week, which means planning for fireworks and getting off work, but around Lake Union, it also means it’s time for the Wooden Boat Festival. Running Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5, this year’s festival will again be full of free, fun events for the whole family. And activities at the July […]

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Van Isle 360 Recap: Leg 9 completes an overall amazing, unique racing experience

Double Take’s blue and white spinnaker filled just seconds before the starting horn for Leg 9 from Victoria to Nanaimo sounded off Clover Point. Off the line we were one of four boats sprinting ahead towards narrow Enterprise Channel in 20 knots of breeze, with several others trailing close behind. Neck and neck as we neared […]

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