UPDATE: 10:40am, 9-9-16. Small Fry and Ira Rote have been found, safe and sound. The Coast Guard is seeking assistance in locating an overdue boater last seen entering Friday Harbor, Thursday morning. Ira Rote, 75, was last seen aboard his 16-foot wooden antique boat, white, green and red in color, named Small Fry. Rotes destination is unknown, but is believed […]
Get Out and Boat Fest
What are you doing this Saturday, June 11th? The Northwest Yacht Brokers Association presents… Get Out & Boat Fest Where? Chandler’s Cove, South Lake Union When? June 11th, 11am to 4pm How much? Completely FREE What and why? Go boating! The event will demonstrate the joy and feasibility of boating by getting people out on […]
2015 Father’s Day Flotilla
2015 CruisingNW Father’s Day Flotilla at the Deer Harbor Marina We had an amazing time at Deer Harbor! Our inaugural event was a great success! The highlight for us here at CruisingNW was helping introduce the San Juan Islands and Deer Harbor Marina to a “new-to-boating” couple. Paul and Judy Hansen came up from Everett […]
Opening Day (map) Teaser
A fun discovery today… Have a look at what google maps captured… Click on the image of the map to go to google maps and look for your boat? I am going to guess this was 2012 based on the construction progress at Husky Stadium. Enjoy! See you on the water!
A “Sea Story” by Charles Goodman The “good old days” were not, in all ways, as good as we like to remember. My story begins a generation ago in the summer of 1983, B.G.P.S. (Before Global Positioning Systems), in the days when offshore navigation involved the use of a sextant, short wave radio, chronometer, navigation […]
Tis the Season… for Boating!
If you are new to boating this is what it’s all about. If you used to boat and have veered away from it, come on back. To all of you out there that have similar memories and experiences of this magical lifestyle, start forging new memories with the next generation because it’s our turn.
Pay it forward.
See you on the water!
2012 Puget Sound Grand Banks Rendezvous
Anytime I am able to “check in” on my smartphone from Roche Harbor Resort and Marina I am a happy man. The 2012 Puget Sound Grand Banks Rendezvous was the excuse this time for visiting one of my favorite places in the world. The weather was great, the boats were fantastic and I had the […]