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May 07 2021

Have you ever been sailboat racing?

Many boaters at Shilshole race their own boats or crew for others. There are major (all day) races almost every weekend during the spring and fall and more relaxed (1-2 hour) races during the summer.  If you have never tried racing, you are missing out on a great way to improve your sailing skills; which will greatly enhance your cruising -you’ll sail more efficiently,  sail faster and do less motoring.

We have a couple local clubs that give you an opportunity, with no experience or cost as crew, to get out on the water and work as a team. It’s as simple as showing up on time, having warm dry clothes and lifejacket, listening to the skipper and the more experienced crew, and showing an interest. It’s not a party; its a fun, competitive team sport.

Check out their web sites for how to get involved…

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May 01 2021

West Point Sewage Spill-again!

SEATTLE – A sewage spill from the West Point Treatment Plan has shut down water recreation at some beaches on both sides of Puget Sound.

Public Health Seattle & King County has banned swimming and other water activities at Golden Gardens Park in King County due to the spill.

West Point sewage spill closes beaches on both sides of Puget Sound | KOMO (

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Apr 16 2021

Poulsbo Fireworks Cancelled-again!

Unfortunately, the great fireworks show in Liberty Bay at Poulsbo has been cancelled again this year.


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Feb 24 2021

Proposed EV Charging Station Next to the Sloop Tavern

from MyBallard news…

Seattle City Light is planning to create an electric vehicle charging site at the former Market Street Substation (2826 NW Market St) next to Sloop Tavern and the VFW, and they’re looking for community feedback on the idea. Read more here

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Jan 31 2021

CYC Clubhouse Coming Home!

update 2-3-21

The clubhouse is scheduled to return to Shilshole Bay Marina on Wednesday Feb 3rd, weather dependent.   The forecasted winds must be less than 10 knots.  This is a safety and insurance requirement.  If Wednesday is a “no-go”, they will attempt the move on Thursday or Friday.

The schedule, regardless of day, if all goes according to plan, will be:

  • Tugs arrive at Dyna at 8:00 a.m.
  • Clubhouse arrives at Locks at 8:30-8:45 a.m.
  • Shilshole at 9:30 a.m.

check the CYC website for details…

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