The appeal differs, but both tall ship Lady Washington and power boat Mystic Sea (right) generate revenue by inviting tourists for Puget Sound adventures. The Mystic Sea is a whale watching vessel based in Anacortes. The Lady Washington, whose homeport is Grays Harbor, moves about during spring and summer. For the past five days she […]
Docked in Anacortes for the past few days have been tall ship replicas Hawaiian Chieftain (foreground) and Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of Washington. In addition to area cruises, the ships have offered short jaunts so civilian “crews” can participate in “battles.” The ships are docked at Cap Sante Boat Haven. For […]
Anthony’s Restaurants are located among some of the most beautiful shoreline settings in the Northwest. That will be the case in Anacortes, where an Anthony’s Restaurant is currently under construction at Cap Sante Boat Haven in downtown Anacortes. January 2011 is a tentative opening date.
Despite an environmental cleanup taking place nearby, the Seafarers’ Memorial continues to draw visitors such as this family. A boy climbed up on the “Lady of the Sea” statue to pose for a photograph as boat traffic continued steadily in and out of Cap Sante Boat Haven.
These two women were among a couple of dozen folks gathered at Cap Sante viewpoint Sunday afternoon to watch the departure of tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain from Cap Sante Boat Haven. Each ship was “crewed” by people who paid for the privilege of a three-hour adventure including a faux ships’ battle.
What a beautiful afternoon for a cruise to the San Juans! I took this photo of the “Gallant Lady” from Curtis Wharf Wednesday afternoon while photographing a stage crew at the site of the 4th Annual Anacortes Jazz Festival, which runs August 31 to September 3. See www.anacortes.org for lineup and ticket prices, or call […]