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September 30, 2011

Fall Boat Show

This Thursday morning view of Cap Sante Boat Haven shows evidence of the Fall Boat Show that brings local boat companies together at the marina from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2.

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September 29, 2011

Morning spin

I watched two OARS boats leave Cap Sante Boat Haven this morning. By the time I got to the bay end of 5th Street I discovered the “Erica” and crew soaking up the beauty of the day before heading back … Continue reading

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September 24, 2011

Sculpture detail

This is one of several figures cut into the bronze sculpture on display at Cap Sante Boat Haven. The artist is Gerard Tsutakawa. He creates works ranging from small studio bronzes to large public art fountains. This sculpture is titled … Continue reading

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September 14, 2011

Looking west

Aerial view of Anacortes from the east above Fidalgo Bay, the tip of Cap Sante viewpoint in the foreground.

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July 14, 2011

Elevated view

I was afforded the opportunity Wednesday to “take a ride” in a Port of Anacortes bucket truck that gave me a different perspective on area around Anthony’s Restaurant and Cap Sante Boat Haven. What a wonderful corner of our fair … Continue reading

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July 3, 2011

Busy walkway

Pedestrian traffic grows heavier each summer day at Cap Sante Boat Haven and on the Tommy Thompson Trail. While dog and master make their way toward Seafarers’ Memorial Park, another couple stops for a photo op near an interpretive sign.

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July 2, 2011

Marina summer

Up bright and early Saturday were these members of the summer dock crew at Cap Sante Boat Haven. The pace at this public marina picks up dramatically after the Fourth of July.

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June 13, 2011

Mountain bug

Imagine my surprise when I discovered this beautiful bug climbing wildgrass at Cap Sante. And she wasn’t the only ladybug I found, either. Perhaps I stumbled onto a rare of breed of mountain bugs?

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May 10, 2011

Trawler Fest opens

A trawler (center) arrives at Cap Sante Boat Haven for day one of the PassageMaker Trawler Fest, a five-day event drawing hundreds to this community. Weekday activities include classroom instruction opportunities. Note temporary “big top” tent facility.

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May 8, 2011

Boat parade

A parade of boats adorned with colorful pennants was part of a Saturday ceremony marking the opening of Boating Day 2011. Host of the event, held at Cap Sante Boat Haven, was the Port of Anacortes.

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April 26, 2011

Motoring out

It’s quiet Tuesday morning at Cap Sante Boat Haven, the public marina operated by the Port of Anacortes. The sailboat “Seaquel” was the only boat I saw leaving the docks. Harbormaster Dale Fowler notes, however, that peak season activity lies … Continue reading

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April 22, 2011

Changing shoreline

This photograph taken from the hill near Grandview Cemetery shows a changing Fidalgo Bay shoreline. In the foreground is Anacortes Marina. Above is Cap Sante Boat Haven, a public marina protected by a new configuration of breakwaters. A new pier … Continue reading

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