I was afforded the opportunity Wednesday to “take a ride” in a Port of Anacortes bucket truck that gave me a different perspective on area around Anthony’s Restaurant and Cap Sante Boat Haven. What a wonderful corner of our fair city! If your haven’t already done so in recent months, I urge you to pay […]
This photograph taken from the hill near Grandview Cemetery shows a changing Fidalgo Bay shoreline. In the foreground is Anacortes Marina. Above is Cap Sante Boat Haven, a public marina protected by a new configuration of breakwaters. A new pier will serve the small boat community from Seafarers’ Memorial Park, which also features an environmentally […]
Eager blues fans were entertained Friday at Cap Sante Boat Haven by songwriter and musician Alice Stuart. Stuart was joined by The Formerlys, a band consisting of drummer Matt Williams, bass player Marc Willett and keyboardist Steven Flynn. The performance was part of the Port of Anacortes’ free Friday night concert series at Cap Sante […]
A once gaping hole near the shoreline at Cap Sante Boat Haven has now been filled, so attention shifts to the removal of upland buildings just south of the Harbormaster’s office. Contaminated soil has been removed, and demolition of antiquated buildings will present the opportunity for new waterfront businesses.
This view from above the Highway 20 spur helps to illustrate the importance of the boating industry in Anacortes. Visible in the center is Anacortes Marina, and beyond that, Cap Sante Boat Haven. The other major marina is at Skyline, where some boat slips lie in homeowners’ back yards.