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Helios in Princess Louisa Inlet. Photos courtesy of Bruce Kilen

My Boat | Helios

Bruce Kilen and wife Linda don’t suffer from two-foot-itis. The couple had owned two boats and chartered catamarans in Belize before buying their 49-foot Manta MarkIV catamaran new in 2008. They knew exactly what they wanted and were able to customize Helios to their specifications. They’re planning to sail their boat, currently homeported in Tacoma, […]

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You can’t miss this incredible $25 million megayacht at the Seattle Boat Show — but you’ll need an appointment to see it

There is history is in the making at the Seattle Boat Afloat on Lake Union, and it is probably easy to spot what it is — the 164-foot yacht Evviva. Built by Washington State’s own Westport Shipyards, Evviva — which means Hurrah! Live Long! in Italian — is a luxurious tri-deck motor yacht that has six staterooms, […]

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Edna Brady with Mount Baker in the background. Photos courtesy of Russ Kendall

My Boat | Edna Brady

Russ Kendall’s first date with his future wife was on a sailboat in Massachusetts, where he grew up. Years later, when the couple were looking for their first boat, they settled on a Cape Dory built not far from where Kendall grew up on Cape Cod. They named their 1982 30-foot cutter Edna Brady after […]

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