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Andy and sons aboard Yahtzee in Astoria, Oregon

Join Three Sheets Northwest’s Andy Cross for an evening at the Portland Yacht Club

The Portland Yacht Club is hosting an evening with Three Sheets Northwest managing editor Andy Cross from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 5. The event is family friendly, free and open to the public. Also, tacos and margaritas will be available for purchase. After sailing down from the San Juan Islands and cruising up the Columbia […]

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Edensaw Woods founder awarded ‘Washington State Small Business Person of the Year’ honor

Jim “Kiwi” Ferris awarded Washington State Small Business Person of the Year by SBA Over 32 years ago, with a few sticks of wood and a couple of tarps, Jim “Kiwi” Ferris and the late Charlie Moore, started Edensaw Woods on the Olympic Peninsula in Port Townsend, WA. Now, three decades later, the business has grown into 80,000 […]

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Knox-Johnston aboard Suhaili

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s Seattle-bound Clipper Race has its origins in 1968 Golden Globe

Twelve fully crewed 70-foot yachts participating in the 10th Clipper Round The World Race set out on Leg 6 in Qingdao, China yesterday, March 20, and their next stop will be all the way across the Pacific Ocean, putting them in Seattle on or about April 15. (Read a Leg 6 race preview here, watch a preview with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston below and track […]

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New sailing, kayaking, navigation and nature education school launched in Anacortes

Situated in one of the most active and vibrant boating communities in Washington state, the founding of a new school for recreational mariners to hone their kayaking, sailing and navigation skills, while also learning about the natural world around them, couldn’t be more appropriate than Anacortes. But with unrelenting island beauty on every side of this […]

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Jolly Mon cruises onto YouTube

I’ve decided to try something new. The idea isn’t new – it’s something I’ve wanted to do for a long time. Combine a few of my skills: story telling and photography, with a little technology to create some short, hopefully enjoyable videos. In addition to my own content, I’ll link to other YouTubers’ content that helps fuel […]

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The happy wanderings of a Tolly

We were standing in front of Refuge Cove Store on a warm, sunny Desolation Sound July afternoon. I spotted her in the distance, making her way up the steep and rickety ramp from the dock below.  She was was coming our direction, on a mission, looking for someone or something. “Do one of you fellows own […]

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