Archive for the 'Norwesting' Category

02
Feb
15

Helmsman 43

Had a nice romp out on the water… photos and magazine article…

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19
Apr
14

Beneteau 44 Trawler

April 2014 Seattle:

We took a Beneteau 44 Swift Trawler out for a spin for one of our magazine clients today. Dodging the rain it worked out well.

02
Mar
14

Selene Rendezvous, Roche Harbor

An aerial shot of the Selene Rendezvous at Roche Harbor.

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05
May
13

Seattle Yacht Club Opening Day 2013

Photos from Seattle’s Opening Day of Boating Season, May 4, 2013

Unlike a lot of areas where nothing can happen until after the spring thaw, boating is a year ‘round activity on Puget Sound. That’s super, but when the season never really closes it can be hard to find an excuse to celebrate the annual opening. Never at a loss of imagination when it comes to planning a party, Seattle area boaters have designated the first Saturday in May as the annual “Opening Day” for boating season.

The date coincides with the historic opening of the Seattle Yacht Club clubhouse on Portage Bay, many years ago. The SYC clubhouse is now on the National Registry of Historic Buildings, and Seattle Yacht Club takes a lead role in designing and organizing annual activities. Other yacht clubs from the area, (notably Queen City and Tyee) participate in hosting visiting boaters and staging celebratory events.

Opening Day activities on the water include the Windermere Cup Regatta, followed by the Opening Day Parade of official and decorated boats.

Chuck Gould, Editor

Pacific Nor’West Boating Magazine

For the complete set of photos by Mike Penney and Ozzie Wiese from the whole day go to their Opening Day 2013 website HERE.




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