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Breakfast for Boats coming up

Actually, it should probably be called “Breakfast for Boaters” but at 7 a.m. on a Thursday, who has the energy to quibble? For early rising mariners, Seattle’s Center for Wooden Boats’ (CWB) annual Breakfast for Boats fundraiser is coming up soon with an invigorating speaker on another notable set of early risers: Daniel James Brown, [...]

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Edensaw Boatbuilding challenge video

If you missed the high (and low) points of the Edensaw Boatbuilding Challenge at this year’s Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival, fear not … in our hyper-documented age of digital wonder, someone inevitably made a video about it. It’s on YouTube and you can watch it right here.

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Fisheries Supply fall swap meet flies by

With weather like we’ve been having it’s hard to remember that it’s almost fall, and the usual array of fall boating events are here, including Fisheries Supply’s biannual swap meet, held each fall and spring in the store parking lot on Northlake across from Gas Works park. But there it was this morning, a more [...]

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West Marine Interbay grand opening today

The new West Marine store in Interbay had their official grand opening today, with special deals, prize giveaways, and vendors of all stripes on hand to answer questions and hawk their wares. Northwest Marine Trade Association president George Harris came ashore from a morning fishing expedition off West Point to offer a few remarks and [...]

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A lot of floating boats at Boats Afloat

You would be concerned if it were otherwise, wouldn’t you? But, unlike the Seattle Boat Show, where most of the vessels are high and dry in the Centurylink Field Events Center, at Boats Afloat, you see the boats in their natural element, or elements, rather: on Friday, not only were most of the boats on [...]

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