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Ship Canal docks for Redden Marine's Seattle store

Redden Marine opens Seattle store

Redden Marine Supply, long a familiar name to mariners in Bellingham and south central Alaska, is coming to Seattle with the grand opening of a new warehouse store along the Ship Canal on this coming Saturday, April 26th. The celebration will occur from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature hourly raffle drawings for [...]

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Youth sailing open house at Sail Sand Point

More than half a dozen local organizations have teamed up to conduct a day of sailing and sailing skills demonstrations and other seamanlike activities at a Youth Sailing Open House at Sail Sand Point in Magnuson Park on April 19. The free event is open to everyone and will have programs appropriate for children as [...]

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The parking lot at Fisheries Supply 2014 spring swap meet

The 2014 Fisheries swap meet report

Early Saturday morning, in a soft spring drizzle, long before the inveterately cheerful Seattle joggers took to the trails and sidewalks for their morning run, a short section of the Burke Gilman trail nonetheless throbbed with activity. Bearded, bedecked in coats and hats emblazoned with names like “Gill” and “H/H” instead of “Nike” or “Reebok” [...]

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Hydroplane races return to Kenmore today

After 38 years of the loudest thing on the Kenmore waterfront being the odd seaplane coming or going, the roar of hydroplanes is returning today as the once-popular Sammamish Slough Race is reincarnated. The original races, which were held from 1928 to 1976, were held up and down the Sammamish River and were popular both [...]

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Swap meet season is here

It’s time for the spring swap meet season here in Puget Sound. Boaters getting ready for a summer of cruising or racing are getting rid of garage-fulls of gear they didn’t use last year and are out shopping for items more amenable to their needs this year. Since one sailor’s junk is another’s treasure, the [...]

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