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Sailing with Margaret Pommert

  “Learning to become a boating instructor is a bit like tacking a sailboat. You rarely get a chance to go directly upwind or directly towards your objective. You may need to sail off in one direction. This may put a little bit distance from your destination, but then turn and tack back and forth…

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Anacortes Small Boat Center

Fidalgo Island is an ideal location for a small boat center. With easy access to the water and a long history in the maritime industry, a boat center revolving around boating related activities would be the perfect fit for this marine community. The plans for the center include small boat storage, educational space, rowing and…

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Member Profile of LeGros, Buchanan and Paul

“Our maritime industry continues to play a central role in Washington’s diverse, strong economy,” said Gov. Jay Inslee. “Working waterfronts are sources of technological innovation and resilience, supporting good jobs and new business opportunities from the Pacific and Puget Sound coastlines to the Columbia River and beyond.” The Washington State Maritime Sector Economic Impact Study…

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Kim, Cam, and their Nordhavn

by Penny Talbot It feels odd interviewing someone I have known almost all my life, but my conscience and better judgement tells me I should probably refrain from writing about my dear friends and fellow boaters Cam and Kim Kemp, without at least attempting to get their side of the story. Although we have known…

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Be Prepared for Emergencies

              Anacortes Marine Insurance reminds you that not all Yacht Insurance policies are the same.  The Best policies include: Agreed Value on the Hull. Agreed Value separately on the Dinghy/Tender(when appropriate). Separate Coverage for Standard Liability and Pollution Liability. Enough Towing Coverage to actually get you home. Personal Effects…

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Executive Director for the Port of Anacortes… Dan Worra

Where’s Waldo? He is in Anacortes, WA. Waldo, a.k.a. Dan Worra served twenty-four years as a naval pilot in the United States Navy. During the last stretch of his long naval career he served as the Operations Manager at Whidbey NAS, which prepared him for his next career, Executive Director for the Port of Anacortes.…

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