The Northwest Marine Trade Association recently sent out this release about the winners of their Northwest Salmon Derby Series, including a 6-year-old boy and a father of two … both of them taking home brand new fishing boats. Joel Clark was thinking about football, not fishing, when he got a call that caught him off-guard. [...]
If you aren’t hungry for booze or seafood (yeah, right) or aren’t interested in trekking down to Shelton for OysterFest to get them this weekend, there are some terrific alternative destinations whether you are in the central or north parts of Puget Sound this weekend. In Seattle, Northwest Seaport’s Classic Workboat show will be held [...]
The 33rd annual OysterFest is coming up in Shelton, Washington, this Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and October 5, combining two of the best parts of Northwest boating: amazing fresh seafood and a whole lot of booze. Twenty-two different breweries are bringing micro-brews to the Festival and nineteen wineries will have an assortment of their [...]
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, [...]
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.
That Port Townsend is a world-renowned center for nautical knowledge and training is a point of long-cherished pride in the local boating community; that the Northwest Maritime Center there has served as a focal point for this knowledge in recent years is becoming increasingly clear. The center itself has been working to establish itself firmly [...]
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 [...]