We're looking for the trash fence...

And we're off!!

Posted on Sun 14 August 2011 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina

This post is the last from J31 at Shilshole Bay Marina. Next stop TBD!


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Dawn up the mast

Posted on Tue 03 August 2010 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina, Projects, Systems - Rigging

Here’s a shot of Dawn at the masthead installing the stop on the sail track as the sun sets at Shilshole Bay Marina. You can see a close-up here.

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I would have installed it when the mast was …


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We moved…

Posted on Mon 22 March 2010 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina

For the past year we’ve been on D-Dock and made some awesome friends. But getting our boat in and out of the slip was a bit of challenge at times so we moved to the north side of J-Dock where the fairway is 115’ wide compared to the 74 …


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Shilshole Bay Marina Tenants Meeting

Posted on Thu 03 December 2009 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina, Living Aboard

Officially it’s called the Dock Captain’s Meeting, but everyone’s invited so I’m going to call it a tenants meeting.

The meeting is Tuesday 8 December 6pm at the Corinthian Yacht Club.

If you have a boat at the Marina and can make it I highly recommend …


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Zip Car coming to Shilshole ?

Posted on Wed 08 July 2009 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina, Living Aboard, Moorage

I don’t know but I’m trying to make it happen!

If you’re not familiar with Zip Car they’re a car rental service focused on people who have fewer or no cars but occasionally need a car. I think the Shilshole Bay Marina is a great candidate …


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Shilshole Dock Captains Meeting

Posted on Tue 09 June 2009 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina, Washington Liveaboard Association

I went to the Shilshole Bay Marina Dock Captains meeting tonight, this is part of the Washington Liveaboard Association. Amongst the dock captains there were also non-liveaboards in attendance such as myself. In attendance at the meeting (I’m going to butcher some name here) were the Marina Manager (Sharon …


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Golden Gardens Drive to Re-Open in a Month

Posted on Thu 13 November 2008 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina

According to the SDOT and MyBallard we’re about a month away from being able to make that straight shot from Shilshole up to 85th Ave NW. That will make my frequent runs to Home Depot so much easier and I love to ride the scoot up that windy hill …


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We've lowered the property value on D-Dock

Posted on Tue 17 June 2008 in articles • Tagged with Destinations - Hudson Point Marina, Destinations - Shilshole Bay Marina, Moorage, Deep Playa

View from the cockpit

We made is safe and sound (no pun intended) from Blaine to Ballard this weekend. The first three or four hours of the trip while we crossed the Alden Banks and until the very northern edge of the San Juan Islands we're pretty unpleasant. The seas were very disturbed (i …


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