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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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Guide to Seattle’s Holiday Boat Cruises

Part of Christmas in the Northwest is the beauty of lighted ships and boats on the local lakes and in Puget Sound. Join in the fun and merriment of the holidays and take a ride on one of these evening cruises!

12/06/2012

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Best Holiday Adventures Out of Town November 30 – December 2

In the Northwest, the holidays are celebrated on land and sea! Head out of town for the weekend and visit the Bavarian town of Leavenworth, the historic port towns of Port Townsend, Westport or Ilwaco, or the Scandanavian themed Poulsbo for a magical weekend with the family.

11/25/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle September 14 – 16

Boats Afloat! The Puyallup Fair! Edmonds Art Studio Tour! Fiestas Patrias! Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl and Medieval Faire! Quick, make plans to head to one (or all!) of these family friendly events this weekend!

09/11/2012

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Guide to Opening Day of Boating in Seattle

Ahoy there! The Opening Day of Boating Season kicks off on Saturday, May 5 in Seattle. Come see the parade of boats and University of Washington crew racing at the biggest regional celebration of water, boats and springtime in the US!

05/01/2012

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Registration Open for Seafair Milk Carton Derby 2012

Nearly 100 colorful milk carton boats of all shapes and design will compete on the waters of Green Lake for $10,000 in prizes at this annual Seafair event! The Derby is highlighted by a full day of “competition” as children, adults, families and businesses build milk carton watercraft for show and racing.

04/10/2012

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Best of Christmas Ships for the Holidays

Now in its 62nd year, the Christmas Ship tradition on Lake Union, Lake Washington and Puget Sound continues! From just after Thanksgiving until December 23, you can float along with carolers and other lighted boats and ships for an amazing Seattle area holiday adventure!

11/13/2011

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Best of This Weekend September 9 -11 in Puget Sound

Gorgeous weather, boats, brides, fairs, wine, fishing, and festivals! What better weekend to get out and enjoy!

09/07/2011

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Medieval Fun Comes to Mercer Island

Knights on horseback, sword fight action, roving entertainers, magic shows, Shakespeare and more will be at Mercer Island’s “Renaissance Revelry” this weekend!

07/05/2011

Tower Bridge Opens Up For A Restored Wooden Sailing Freighter

The Center for Wooden Boats Festival This Weekend

Ahoy! It’s the 35th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival! This weekend, July 2-4, there will be plenty for the whole family to do at the South Lake Union celebration.

06/28/2011

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