Jun 18 2019

Candidates forum synopsis…

Published by under Shilshole Neighbors

If you can find it of any benefit here is a synopsis of my opinion about candidates running for city council position number six.The criteria I used to evaluate District 6 candidates currently running was of their position on the sugar tax and the plastic bag ban. Continue Reading »

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Jun 14 2019

Cruising South Sound

Published by under Cruisers Notes

Start by going to Poulsbo for the 3rd of July Fireworks, then down the backside of Bainbridge, through Rich Passage and down Colvos Passage (W side of Vashon) to Quartermaster Harbor for a great 4th of July show.  Then its a quick run over to Gig Harbor to wait for favorable current to go through the Narrows. If you go direct from Shilshole, its about a 5 hour run to Gig Harbor (current always flows north in Colvos).

Time your southbound trip through the Narrows for a flooding current. Stay in the middle away from the bridge pylons to avoid the back eddies and get the most push.  You’ll be surprised at your speed over ground as you zip though and how quickly you cover the distance.  You pop out on the east end of Fox Island. Your cruising guides will list all possible anchorages to explore and their amenities.  Here is what we did last year… Continue Reading »

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Jun 09 2019

City Council Candidates Forum-Nordic Museum

Wed, June 12th, 7pm

Here’s your chance to interact with community members and hear in person from candidates on a wide range of issues for this important local election. The Seattle City Council primary election is August 6.

Seattle City Council District 6 encompasses the greater Ballard area, as well as Green Lake, Phinney Ridge, Fremont, and part of Greenwood. This panel will cover at-large issues as well as providing focus on Ballard-specific topics.

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Jun 06 2019

Shilshole Boatfest

If you are new to boating, this weekend is your opportunity to check out this great sport! Shilshole Marina will be having their annual Boatfest/Marina Days.  There will be tours of liveaboard boats, free boat rides on both power and sail boats, booths and activities for the young boaters.  Check out the Shilshole Marina link.

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Jun 03 2019

Sublease Slip Available

My wife and I have a 36’ live-aboard slip available for sublease from July 1 to October 1 in Shilshole Bay Marina. We’re voyaging north during that time. Your boat will have to meet all of the requirements of the Marina (e.g. insurance). For more information, contact Mike at wytychaksupport@gmail.com

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