The dream is coming to life. The Lake Union home of the Center for Wooden Boats is about to undertake an unprecedented expansion. The formal groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Tuesday, January 19, at 10:00 am. Schuchart Construction has signed on to build Phase I of the Dick and Colleen Wagner Education Center. Olson Kundig designed […]
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The Motor Vessel David B and her crew, Captain Jeffrey and Christine Smith, have a unique story. From the first day Jeffrey and Christine met, it was their dream to own and operate a small passenger boat in the San Juan Islands and Alaska. In More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B, Christine chronicles their ups […]
Close your eyes and imagine this. You board the sailing vessel, stow your gear and return topside. Oh, did I mention it’s a schooner with masts that are 12 stories tall. The captain and crew will be primarily taking care of the navigation, but, they ask you if you want to help sail this majestic […]
“What a neat store…” announced a woman as her eyes gazed the aisles, seemingly unconscious of her own words. I have a smiliar thought every time I visit. My grandfather used to take me along when he needed something for the Ebb Tide, Anacortes was a frequent stop on our cruises up north. As I […]
We entered the workshop not knowing what might be inside. The sun was shining outside and when we walked through the door it took a second for my eyes to adjust. Wow. A large wooden hull with a steel spine stood before me, in the middle of restoration, some kind of old fishing boat for […]