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Events & Things to Do in Washington Filter

International Kite Festival

Seattle, WA August 15 - August 21

The Washington State International Kite Festival (WSIKF) also known as Long Beach Kite Festival is a week-long kite celebration taking place annually in late August, namely its 3rd week. From Monday to Sunday, this wonderful event on the beach fills the sky with colour and action. The festival attracts the… SEE MORE

45th Annual Wooden Boat Festival

Port Townsend, WA September 9 - September 11

This is the largest wooden boat festival in North America, the place where kids and adults alike experience the magic of getting on the water, the beauty of wooden boats, and the richness of our maritime culture. Learn from the experts, swap stories with fellow wooden boat aficionados, and bring… SEE MORE

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Fishing 101: Best Way to Gut a Fish

8/8/2022 by Editor

By takemefishing. Cleaning a fish is easy. In this article, we'll give you basic information and simple steps on how to clean and store your catch as well as how to clean fish before cooking. For the best possible meal, start by treating the fish right from the moment you… SEE MORE

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Maritime Administration Issues Small Shipyard Grants

8/8/2022 by Editor

By Ashto.org. The Maritime Administration, known as MARAD, recently issued $19.6 million in grants to 24 small shipyards in 19 states via its Small Shipyard Grant Program. “Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, and small shipyards play a critical role in America’s maritime industry, helping us get… SEE MORE

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Navigating Locks Safely on Your Boat

8/7/2022 by Editor

Joseph Carro, USCG Boating Safety Locks are more common in some areas than others, so navigating the intricacies of “locking” isn’t something you’ll encounter every day. Still, it’s a reality you’re likely to come upon at one time or another, so it’s important to understand the basics. Navigation locks are… SEE MORE

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Rare 13th Century Shipwreck Discovered

8/6/2022 by Editor

By Meilan Solly Carrying a cargo of locally sourced limestone, the so-called Mortar Wreck likely sank off the Dorset coast during the reign of Henry III. Some 750 years ago, a ship loaded with intricately carved gravestones, Purbeck limestone and grinding mortars sank off the coast of Dorset, England, just… SEE MORE

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Puget Sound & Greater Seattle, WA

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the Puget Sound & Greater Seattle, Washington. SEE MORE

San Juan Islands & Bellingham Bay, WA

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Strait of Juan de Fuca, WA

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Upper Puget Sound, WA

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Western Pacific Coast, WA

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