May 20th, 2012

Working the crowd

Yes, the PassageMaker Trawler Fest brings many new faces to town, but there are familiar faces, too. Pictured here is Peter Whiting of Northwest Yachts, relaxing between guests at his booth in one of two exhibition/vendor tents. My cruise through the tents also included encounters with locals John Hackstadt (Best Day! Yacht Sales) and Wayne Gregg (Gregg’s Diesel Service). Outside the tent I ran into Pat Barrett and Cap Sante Boat Haven Harbormaster Dale Fowler, Port Executive Director Bob Hyde and Assistant Harbormaster Wes George. It’s been a great weekend for Anacortes restaurants, motels and shops … I hope it has been a profitable weekend for those in the marine trades as well.

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About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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