Photos by Tag: lovric’s

January 30th, 2023

Mt. Baker sandwiched in

Mt. Baker as viewed from the Guemes Trail on a cold, crisp Monday morning. Lovric’s breakwater and crane in the foreground.

November 7th, 2022

Unique breakwater: 50 years ago

Brother Nick Steen from Georgia shared this photo he took about 50 years ago! La Merced, serving as a breakwater at Lovric’s SeaCraft on the Guemes Channel in Anacortes. Also attached is a more up to date photo I took a couple of years back.

September 20th, 2022

Lovric’s Sea-Craft

Lovric’s Sea Craft, boat yard with deep roots. As viewed from above, Oakes Avenue. Guemes Island in background.

December 23rd, 2021

Lovric’s on a crisp winter day

A few of the boats tied up at Lovric’s SeaCraft, as viewed from 12th Street. Lots of history here.

September 18th, 2020

BMW Oracle racing: Anacortes connection

This is an Anacortes waterfront scene in 2008. See the Anacortes Maritime Heritage Center for details about the vessel’s connections to Skagit County. According to Wikipedia, “BMW Oracle Racing won the America’s Cup on February 14, 2010, off Valencia, Spain, beating Alinghi 2–0 in the best-of-three series and becoming the first American syndicate to win […]

March 1st, 2020

BMW Oracle: a chapter in local maritime history

It was the fall of 2008 when I took these photos of the BMW Oracle Racing Team bringing their prize product into Lovric’s Sea-Craft boatyard on the Guemes Channel. The team, which built the 90-foot trimaran here and tested it in Rosario Strait, ultimately barged the vessel to San Diego. Team helmsman James Spithill said […]

February 10th, 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.

September 8th, 2008

Sailing sensation

I’m no sailing expert, but it’s easy to believe the reports I’ve heard that there is no sailboat like this one anywhere in the world. The BMW Oracle was built under wraps in Anacortes and is now undergoing sea trials on local waters. Missed a shot of her under sail last weekend, but captured this […]

May 1st, 2008

Looking over Lovric’s

A flash of color caught my eye as I drove down 12th Street. I pulled over and took this photo of Lovric’s boat yard on the Guemes Channel.

March 1st, 2004

Lovric’s Sea-Craft

A view from Oakes Avenue toward the eastern portion of Lovric’s Sea-Craft on the Guemes Channel. Guemes Island appears on the horizon.

February 11th, 2004

Lantern at Lovric’s

This white-whiskered “skipper,” familiar to those who routinely travel 12th Street/Oakes Avenue, casts a hard shadow on the fence above Lovric’s Shipyard on the Guemes Channel. Aye, and he’ll be feelin’ the sun on his face more and more often as we push inevitably toward spring.

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