So begins one of four races among crews gathered on the Guemes Channel for the 2011 Anacortes Work Boat Races. Crowds gathered early and stayed all day for this free event sponsored by the Port of Anacortes. Entertainement options included not only the races, but exhibits, food, live music and the popular “pirate contest.” A […]
A parade of boats was just one of numerous events scheduled Saturday at Cap Sante Boat Haven for the opening day of Boating Season 2011. Other activities included sea shanties, brief speeches, a blessing of the fleet, clam chowder luncheon and a tour of the soon-to-reopen Seafarers’ Memorial Park.
Hundreds of guests responded Saturday to a “welcome aboard” message extended for the free Anacortes Floating Boat Show at Cap Sante Boat Haven in downtown Anacortes. The show continues Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to display boats, features of the show include seafood and vendor exhibits.
This boat lift on wheels is a very impressive piece of equipment, operated by Cap Sante Marine in their boatyard at the east end of 30th Street. Always a bit weird to see a large boat moving down the street. This city’s reputation for marine services continues to build.