Salads and Specials at Sully’s Bistro & Bar

Salads and Specials at Sully’s Bistro & Bar This summer, I found myself in Suquamish, Wa. twice. Each time I dined at Sully's Bistro & Bar, which is within walking distance of the Suquamish community dock. What drew me in? First, was the outdoor patio, which has views of Agate Pass, Port Madison, and Elliot Bay. Second, was the friendly service and grea...
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Bob Hales 2016 Cruise Report No. 5

Bob Hales 2016 Cruise Report No. 5 Cruise Report No. 5 Retirement. Our 2016 trip has been our last cruise in our beloved Pacific Northwest waters. We’re retiring from boating (Mini-12 sailboat excepted), and putting Surprise for sale. Marilynn and I can feel the years taking a toll on our flexibility and balance, and we know there’s no going back...
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Blue Moose Cafe

Don’t Miss These Two Eateries Near Port Townsend’s Boat Haven

Don’t Miss These Two Eateries Near Port Townsend’s Boat Haven A seven-minute walk from Port Townsend’s Boat Haven you’ll find the Blue Moose Cafe and Key City Fish Co. Tacos-To-Go. For boaters moored at the Boat Haven, both offer a great nearby option for breakfast and lunch. If you are at Point Hudson Marina, it's a 40-minute walk or a 15-minute bus ride. Don’t Miss These...
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Mark Bunzel’s 2016 Cruise Report No. 4

Mark Bunzel’s 2016 Cruise Report No. 4 Cruising Report No. 4 Sidney to Lopez Island   Telegraph Harbour Marina - Correction - Pizzas are still coming out of their oven! In the last edition of my cruising report, it was incorrectly reported that they no longer have food service or pizzas. Please note that Telegraph Harbour Marina still has their wel...
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Cocktails, Popcorn and the Rose Theatre

Cocktails, Popcorn and the Rose Theatre For almost 25-years, the Rose Theatre has been making a night at the movies an exceptional experience. How does the former vaudeville theater make such an impression? Let me answer that, by asking you a few questions. What was the last movie you went to that was personally introduced? Were you able to order a glass...
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Garrison Bay

Garrison Bay on San Juan Island ~ A Step Back In Time

Garrison Bay on San Juan Island ~ A Step Back In Time   When Arlene and I lived south of Seattle, we made at least one visit to Garrison Bay each year. It would be our first stop in the San Juan Islands after crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca at the beginning our annual migration north to the San Juan and Gulf Islands and points further north. Now that our homep...
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Bob Hale’s 2016 Cruise Report No. 4

Bob Hale’s 2016 Cruise Report No. 4 2016 Cruise Report No. 4 Roche Harbor, July 25. Talk about busy. We pulled into the pumpout station at the Roche Harbor Marina fuel dock yesterday afternoon and had to wait for nearly an hour while a boat tied there took on about a zillion gallons of diesel. A boat just behind us also was waiting for the pumpout, an...
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The Gulf Islands

Mark Bunzel’s 2016 Cruise Report No. 3

Mark Bunzel’s 2016 Cruise Report No. 3 Cruising Report No. 3 Campbell River to the Gulf Islands   Weather-wise it has been a spectacular summer for our main cruising areas. I am now working my way down through the Gulf Islands.   Leaving the Boat in Campbell River Mid last month, I left my boat in Campbell River Harbour Authority Fisherm...
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Waggoner Cruising Guide 2017 Flotillas

Waggoner Cruising Guide 2017 Flotillas We have had a lot of requests for dates and reservations for the Waggoner Cruising Guide 2017 Flotillas. The Inside Passage to Alaska Flotilla is about half full with early reservations for our May 20th departure. We have set our Desolation Sound Flotilla trip for a June 17th departure from Anacortes. Are you cons...
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Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend

Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend Port Townsend's Wooden Boat Festival is the Woodstock for all things wooden boat. Where else can you see close to 300 gorgeous and classic boats in the water and on land? Partake in over 130 presentations from experts on a variety of boating subject and visit with exhibitors with many interesting products? Sit near t...
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Five Reasons to Visit Fort Worden & Three Ways to Get There

Five Reasons to Visit Fort Worden & Three Ways to Get There Are you looking for a unique day trip while visiting Port Townsend, Wa.? Here are five reasons to visit Fort Worden Historical State Park, which includes batteries to explore, military and historical museums, a marine science center with touch tanks, and a new restaurant with a jail. Best of all, the new electric taxi ...
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