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Holidays on the Water – Weekly Waypoint no. 3

Weekly Waypoint

Weekly Waypoint number 3! The holidays are here. Please share your photos of holiday decorated marinas and boats with us on our facebook page or via email… editor@cruisingnw.com


CruisingQuiz:

  1. Sentinel Island was the last island in the San Juans to be homesteaded. What year did this occur?
  2. What year was the Richardson store ( Lopez Island) destroyed, never to be rebuilt, by fire?
  3. A vessel was launched at Maplewood, March 9, 1922. It was the latest addition to the Mosquito fleet. It is still around today, name it.
  4. The”Orignal” or main dock at Roche Harbor was completed in time for the 4th of July, what year?
Answers at the bottom of the page...

Nautical “Term(s) of the Week”

Displacement Hull– A type of hull that plows through the water, displacing a weight of water equal to its own weight, even when more power is added.

Planing Hull– A type of hull shaped to glide easily across the water at high speed.

(Suggestions? Send us your questions…   editor@cruisingnw.com )


Christmas and/or Holiday Boat Parades

Please send us a link to your boat parade, we’ll add it to this post or a calendar. You can email us editor@cruisingnw.com ) or share them to our facebook page.

Destination of the Weekport harvey

Port Harvey Marine Resort

George and Gail Cambridge own and run the resort. On November 25th the barge sank. Please join us in supporting them in this time of salvage and rebuilding. Here is a link to their site with the photos and information…

http://portharvey.blogspot.com/

Our Broughton Islands page has their info as well.


CruisingNW’s Meme of the week…

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1. 1919 | 2. 1990 | 3. Virginia V| 4. 1957

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