Boats Afloat 2017 – see you on Lake Union!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Boat Shows |

Sept 14-17, come and see us at the Boats Afloat Show on Lake Union in Seattle!  This is always a fun show, the September weather is often sunny but not too hot.   SHOW DATES September 14–17, 2017 LOCATION South Lake Union  Chandler’s Cove  901 Fairview Ave N  Seattle, WA 98109 HOURS Weekdays 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM  Weekends 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Find more information and tickets at boatsafloatshow.com...

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“Red sky at night…. sailors delight?”

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Just for Fun | 2 comments

Who remembers this old sailor’s adage? “Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning… Red sky at night, sailors delight!” This old-time meteorological rule of thumb has been used by seafarers for thousands of years.  Sailors learned that if the sun was red at sunrise (looking east), it meant trouble was brewing in the form of haze or storm clouds.  But if the sun was red at sunset (looking west), then favorable...

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Sold : Point Defiance Sailboat

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Available Now |

This Point Defiance sailboat came back to us in great condition, it was lightly used in fresh water.  It’s green gel coat stripe and coordinating green cove stripe gives it a unique look and pairs beautifully with the freshly refinished laminated wood sheer. Comes with 2 pairs of lightweight Canadian spruce spoon blade oars with leather collars, bronze oar rings, and a sailing rig in unused condition, including a 2 piece aluminum mast,...

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