items tagged with Guemes Island

September 13, 2011

Guemes terminal

A seagull’s perspective above the Guemes Island Ferry Terminal, Fidalgo Island.

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August 30, 2011

Up the channel

These fair weather sailors enjoyed a San Juans outing last weekend, moving up the Guemes Channel in the midst of the Anacortes Work Boat Races.

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July 5, 2011

Wind and motor

Sail up, sail down for these boaters moving in opposite directions Tuesday afternoon on the Guemes Channel. The 4th is behind us, sunny days ahead, so recreational activity is bound to spike in coming weeks.

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January 26, 2011

New terminal

Dog and owner take an afternoon stroll past the Guemes ferry terminal, which boasts a new building. The public is invited to an open house from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Friday, January 28.

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July 10, 2010

Rare beauty

I spotted this large sailboat (schooner?) from the living room window Saturday afternoon. By the time I arrived downtown with camera, her crew was moving rapidly toward the islands. Anyone know any particulars?

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June 4, 2010

Island to island

Shortly after noon the weekend line began to grow at the Guemes Ferry terminal on 6th Street. Construction continues on a new, two-story terminal just to the south of the existing terminal.

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September 16, 2009

Guemes to Fidalgo

A Jonathan Livingston Seagull view of the Guemes ferry motoring toward the Anacortes terminal.

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August 26, 2009

Harbor and channel

Fidalgo Bay and Cap Sante Boat Haven appear in the foreground of this photo, the Guemes Channel and its namesake island on the horizon. Also visible are part of Cap Sante and downtown Anacortes. See AnacortesToday blog for more aerial … Continue reading

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August 6, 2009

Ferry crossing

The Guemes ferry approaches the Anacortes landing on a foggy weekday morning.

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March 8, 2009

Stimulated terminal

A $75,000 project funded by the federal government is underway at the Guemes Ferry terminal in Anacortes. The ferry, owned and operated by Skagit County, offers the only form of public access to Guemes Island. Traffic averages 200,000 vehicles a … Continue reading

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February 10, 2009

Lovric’s boat yard

Sun on the water drew me to the 12th Street bluff overlooking Lovric’s Sea-Craft, Inc. on the Guemes Channel.

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