From the monthly archives:

April 2010

Victoria Harbour Floating Boat Show underway

by Tim Flanagan on April 30, 2010

The Pacific Yachting blog brings us this notice, price with pictures: The Victoria Harbour Floating Boat Show is underway. Things got off to a good start with great weather and enthusiastic crowds, prosthesis all anticipating the 2010 boating season. Come down to the waterfront and see us, drugs we’ll be there all weekend long. At […]

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Judith Lavoie has this story in the Victoria Times Colonist:

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Judith Lavoie has this story in the Victoria Times Colonist:

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Passenger Ferry Future Focus of Cascadia Event

by Tim Flanagan on April 30, 2010

Mike Wussow has this story at Cascadia Prospectus: Photo Source: The Kitsap Sun Seattle’s Center for Wooden Boats was the setting Thursday evening for a gathering of passenger-only ferry advocates, dosage including those from Kingston and King County, Wash., and the U.S. federal government. The well-attended event (followed by an Ivar’s Seafood-sponsored reception) was organized […]

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Small diesel spills in Everett, Federal Way

by Tim Flanagan on April 30, 2010

Jeff Chew has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT TOWNSEND — The Port of Port Townsend hopes to acquire the Chilkat Express, abortion one of the fastest passenger vessels in U.S. waters, patient "if all the stars line up, look " Deputy Director Jim Pivarnik said Wednesday. "It’s our vision to bring a […]

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Jeff Chew has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT TOWNSEND — The Port of Port Townsend hopes to acquire the Chilkat Express, abortion one of the fastest passenger vessels in U.S. waters, patient "if all the stars line up, look " Deputy Director Jim Pivarnik said Wednesday. "It’s our vision to bring a […]

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Seattle’s Opening Day boat parade and event details

by Tim Flanagan on April 28, 2010

The Seattle Times has a handy schedule, cardiologist as well as this article by Brian J. Cantwell: [STEVE RINGMAN / THE SEATTLE TIMES] Q: Who enforces the boating season around here? Is there a platoon of Boating Season Cops? A: Nope. The only enforcer is Mother Nature — and your own willingness to go sailing […]

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Coast Guard rescues boaters near Port Angeles

by Tim Flanagan on April 28, 2010

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from a capsized boat near Port Angeles, adiposity Wash., malady Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a call from a person on shore reporting two people in distress on Freshwater Bay, surgeon approximately five miles northwest of Port Angeles. An HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a 25-foot Response […]

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Changes at Sointula, on Malcolm Island

by Tim Flanagan on April 28, 2010

This item appears over at Bob Hale’s Waggoner Cruising Guide website: April 26, health 2010. Correspondents Guy and Kathryn Campbell from West Vancouver bought and are refurbishing a small house in Sointula on Malcolm Island, a short ferry ride from Port McNeill. Sointula is a favorite stop for us each year. Here are some changes […]

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Cruise season begins amid uncertainty

by Tim Flanagan on April 28, 2010

SEATTLE — As the Pacific Northwest prepares to kick off the 2010 boating season, price the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to have a ‘SWEET’ time on the water. S – Safety * Don’t drink and boat * Wear a life jacket * Ensure your equipment is labeled with the proper contact information. […]

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SEATTLE — As the Pacific Northwest prepares to kick off the 2010 boating season, price the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to have a ‘SWEET’ time on the water. S – Safety * Don’t drink and boat * Wear a life jacket * Ensure your equipment is labeled with the proper contact information. […]

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SEATTLE — As the Pacific Northwest prepares to kick off the 2010 boating season, price the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to have a ‘SWEET’ time on the water. S – Safety * Don’t drink and boat * Wear a life jacket * Ensure your equipment is labeled with the proper contact information. […]

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SEATTLE — As the Pacific Northwest prepares to kick off the 2010 boating season, price the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to have a ‘SWEET’ time on the water. S – Safety * Don’t drink and boat * Wear a life jacket * Ensure your equipment is labeled with the proper contact information. […]

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SEATTLE — As the Pacific Northwest prepares to kick off the 2010 boating season, price the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to have a ‘SWEET’ time on the water. S – Safety * Don’t drink and boat * Wear a life jacket * Ensure your equipment is labeled with the proper contact information. […]

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Carla Wilson has this story in the Victoria Times Colonist: [Holland America Line’s Zaandam pulls away from Ogden Point after a visit in May 2008. Photograph by Debra Brash, what is ed Times Colonist.] An American couple from Memphis celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary were the first passengers to disembark the Zaandam, which arrived yesterday […]

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Victoria’s cruise ship season kicks off, too

by Tim Flanagan on April 27, 2010

Carla Wilson has this story in the Victoria Times Colonist: [Holland America Line’s Zaandam pulls away from Ogden Point after a visit in May 2008. Photograph by Debra Brash, what is ed Times Colonist.] An American couple from Memphis celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary were the first passengers to disembark the Zaandam, which arrived yesterday […]

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Seattle’s cruise season kicks off

by Tim Flanagan on April 27, 2010

The Associated Press and Seattle Times travel staff bring us this story: Monday’s arrival of the MS Amsterdam in Seattle kicks off the city’s Alaska cruise season. The Holland America ship made a stop for the day as part of a round-the-world cruise. A total of 223 ship visits are scheduled this year in Seattle […]

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KUOW’s Bryan Buckalew has this story: Killer whales are found all over the world. In Puget Sound, diet there are transients and residents. A new study confirms there’s clear genetic variation between local whales and those in distant waters. Phillip Morin studies marine genetics, try and he had something bothering him. Morin: "We had this […]

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KUOW’s Bryan Buckalew has this story: Killer whales are found all over the world. In Puget Sound, diet there are transients and residents. A new study confirms there’s clear genetic variation between local whales and those in distant waters. Phillip Morin studies marine genetics, try and he had something bothering him. Morin: "We had this […]

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Bowen Island’s Snug Cove is ready for visitors

by Tim Flanagan on April 26, 2010

Katrina Mead has this story in the Pacific Yachting blog: The Union Steamship Company (USSC) has recently revamped their clubhouse. Located at Snug Cove, medical Bowen Island, this marina’s floating clubhouse is generating a lot of interest with their attention to class and comfort. The new facility offers first-class services in an attractive historic setting, […]

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