items tagged with sailboat

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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September 22, 2010

Magic time

Vicky Johnsen of Anacortes spent much of sunny Wednesday applying her loving touch to “Magic,” the sailboat she and husband Craig had custom built years ago in Sidney, B.C. This scene was photographed at Cap Sante Boat Haven.

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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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March 6, 2009

The call of the sea

Friday’s sun on the water drew this sailor out. It’s hard to say how far the boat traveled, as I encountered it sailing past the old Wyman’s Marina on a return trip to the marina. There’s no doubt, however, that … Continue reading

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February 8, 2009

Sailing the Swinomish

My son and I spotted this sailboat heading down the Swinomish Channel, so we pulled into the county launch area under Berentson Bridge to shoot this image of the sailboat and a commercial boat tied up on the Fidalgo side … Continue reading

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October 21, 2008

Guemes scene

There wasn’t enough wind to sail into town, so this sailboat motored down the Guemes Channel Tuesday afternoon. This photograph was taken near the intersection of 5th Street and “K” Avenue.

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September 29, 2008

Home to Skyline

Many boaters opted for weekend trips on the water, taking full advantage of our late September “summer.” I photographed this crew from Tugboat Park as they returned to Skyline marina Saturday afternoon.

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September 4, 2008

Summer sails away

A sailboat with out-of-the-ordinary sails moves toward Anacortes Marina, as viewed from Cap Sante Wednesday afternoon.

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August 5, 2008

Calm waters

A sailboat prepares to motor under Deception Pass Bridge on a beautiful Tuesday evening. The shadow of the bridge is visible on the bluffs of Pass Island in the center of Deception Pass.

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July 22, 2008

Toward the pass

I’ve been over Deception Pass Bridge countless times, but it’s wonderful to see the Pass from the air or the water. I had the opportunity last weekend to spend the morning with friends enroute from Oak Harbor to Anacortes. Lots … Continue reading

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July 19, 2008

Back at Canoe

We had a wonderful morning, bumming as friend Larry motored his sailboat from Oak Harbor to Anacortes. This shot was taken from Deception Pass, looking back at Canoe Bridge.

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May 20, 2008

Remote boating

Among activities that draw a crowd at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival are the remote control boats. This year there was a regatta at Seafarers’ Park in addition to making this space available for display work.

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