WASHINGTON – STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA TO STRAIT OF GEORGIA – SWINOMISH CHANNEL – Changes to aids to navigation marking system on the Swinomish Channel. The USCG is proposing to move the point at which the ATON in the Swinomish Channel change the general direction of marine traffic. In channels such as Swinomish, where […]
We are settled down for the evening in Ganges, Kanaka Wharf, Salt Spring Island. It was a cloudy and on and off rainy day but no wind to speak of for most of the day. Our trip over from Sidney was a pleasant one and Al drove from the fly bridge the entire trip while […]
We are Kathy & Al Felker and live aboard our boat, Finego, in La Conner, WA. I have a store in La Conner, CleverKathy Designs Embroidery and do all types of embroidery and heat press garments for businesses, events, individuals and boaters. Al is a marine electronics expert and works on all types of boats […]
June 8, 2013 National Marina Day! What are your plans for this National Marina Day? A cruise to your favorite marina? A visit to your marina to get the boat ready for cruising season? Whatever your plans may be for Saturday, make sure you take the time to celebrate and enjoy a marina (or two?). […]
As we approached the east coast of Baranof Island in 2008, we saw a tall white slash of a waterfall on a green forested slope from a long way off across Chatham Strait.
By Lisa Zehm, Special to Cruising Northwest With his passengers comfortably settled and Fairhaven’s harbor forgotten in his wake, local Whatcom mariner, Bill McGown sits contently at the helm of his sturdy 32 foot aluminum power vessel, course set toward his usual destination, the extraordinary San Juan Islands. “The islands are transformative,” said McGown, captain […]
Have a look at our voyage into the San Juans utilizing the Leap Frog Water Taxi!
To recap… There is a sandy beach with warm water, a farmers market, free concerts, restaurants, walking trails, harbor tours, a party barge and… a Casino!
In 1918 the Port of Everett was established. Since then the port has gone through a series of transformations. In the late 1920’s the commercial fishing industry boomed, creating a large presence of marine related business. The hard times of the Depression allowed the Port the opportunity to aquire property adjacent to the 14th Street […]