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  1. Help! Why is finding moorage so hard?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    We're sure someone out there will tongue-lash us with "you should have procured moorage alongside the boat..." But buying parking before we have something to park seemed backwards to us...but, lesson learned. In the interim, we're desperately trying to find moorage in the greater Puget Sound...
  2. Marinas that allow liveaboard in SEATAC

    Living Aboard
    I am desperately trying to find moorage in Seattle or Tacoma for a 36 ft boat. I want to liveaboard but have never done so before. there seems to be nothing available. Does anyone have any suggestions ? Thanks in advance.
  3. Boat Shipping Recommendation? Seattle to SF.

    Pacific Northwest & Alaska
    Hey All! We're planning to ship our 32' Aloha from Seattle to San Francisco this summer. Do you have a recommendation on a good shipper? ...or suggestions as to whom we should avoid? We thought about sailing her down with a hired captain, but decided against it due to time constraints, the...
  4. Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I'm in the process of looking at a 30' wood composite sailboat (red cedar with foam and glass on the outside). Its advertised as a Kennedy 30. The name is Tiga. I'm curious if anyone knows anything about this boat. I can't find anything on the web. Thanks Mike
  5. Seattle: Maintenance Consultants?

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi Sailnet Community! Nik and I are happy as clams to be aboard our 1982 Aloha 32. Now that she's officially ours, we're ready to roll up our sleeves and get to work fine tuning some of her maintenance issues. Does anyone have recommendations for a marine maintenance consultant in the...
  6. Glad to be here.

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi my name is Armando and I'm happy to be part of this very knowledgeable Family.
  7. Seattle - I am looking for a liveaboard slip

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Thread title says it all. My wife and I are purchasing a 27' Catalina at the end of the month. Our goal is to live on it within a couple of months. Our waiting plan is to keep it at Shilshole Bay Marina (SBM) until we find a liveaboard slip. SBM has a looong waiting list (6 mos. by their...
  8. sunset sail in seattle

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    There are a few magic moments in the winter on the water in seattle, last saturday was one of them and i enjoyed a blissful and painted afternoon on puget sound. What a difference with the rum run weather we had the week before. thought some of you might enjoy ;-). Frederick Pardon my...
  9. Last night in Seattle

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Last night was really special here in Seattle. First the Huskies beat Stanford in college football and second, it was much warmer than usual for this time of year, with a brilliant sunset and a bright shiny moon to top it off. I took the boat out for a short solo sail that turned out to be...
  10. Moving 19' boat

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have a Rhodes 19 with fixed keel I need to move from Seattle to Gig Harbor. The distance is approx. 40 miles or so. My question is if a person with basically advanced day sailing skills can make that trip in a boat of this size. I have a 4h.p Yamaha, the boat is late model. I assume at least...
  11. Any Interesting Islands In Puget Sound?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have three free days/two nights coming up and I want to go check out any cool small islands or out of the way places in South Puget Sound South of Seattle. I'll be sailing from Shilshole and was thinking of checking out Eagle Island. I'm thinking I should be able to make it there in a day...
  12. Novice looking for first boat advice. Contessa?

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello Everybody, New to all of this. Just returned from Guatemala where I visited a sailor friend who lives on the Rio Dulce and has a sail and rigging repair business there. Went out sailing, became enamored with it, signed up for sailing classes here, and looking for a boat. Right now...