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48 North Fisheries Spring Swap Meet 2011

Posted on Fri 01 April 2011 in Destinations - Puget Sound

2 April 2011 is the annual spring swap meet sponsored by 48 North and hosted at Fisheries Supply (map). I've been going or selling for about 5 years now. It is common practice for people above a certain age to be milling around the place at 0600 or earlier trying …


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48 North Swap Meet

Posted on Fri 25 February 2011 in Destinations - Puget Sound

The 48 North Swap Meet is coming in April!

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Seattle Fabrics – WOW !

Posted on Thu 30 December 2010 in Destinations - Puget Sound

imageNow that we have a Sailrite, Dawn and I finally paid a visit to Seattle Fabrics to check out the place. Wow, they have everything! Not only do they have a ton of Sunbrella and other outdoor fabrics, but they also have a ton of snaps, buckles, and other accessories …


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First Sail in Forever !

Posted on Mon 13 December 2010 in Destinations - Puget Sound

We left <<The Yard>> and went back in the water on Saturday, back to the slip to tank up with water and then headed out with s/v Palarran to Blake Island. On the trip over there was no wind so we motored and despite a minor engine issue on …


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MOHAI Minute: Ballard Firehouse

Posted on Mon 12 July 2010 in Destinations - Puget Sound

More local stories about Ballard


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A Little History Lesson about Shilshole & Ballard

Posted on Fri 04 June 2010 in Destinations - Puget Sound


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Articles around the sound

Posted on Fri 30 October 2009 in Destinations - Puget Sound

These are  set of links I had squirreled away with the weather turning ugly, it's time to start looking at where you want to go when the weather is better

Seattle area hot spots by SeaMagazine

Edmonds and Kingston article by SeaMagazine

Port of Everett by SeaMagazine

Port Ludlow and …


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Labor Day 2009

Posted on Mon 07 September 2009 in Destinations - Puget Sound

Saturday we sailed up to Port Gamble, WA to join up with the D is for Debauchery gang (the neighbors from D-Dock). The sail up was awesome, we sailed downwind under the genoa with 15-20kts of sustained wind and fast currents pushing us over 9kts SOG from time to time …


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