Six Rescued from Burning Boat off Point Wilson

By Marty McOmber on July 28, 2015 in Three Sheets NW

The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue six people, including four children, from a 32-foot recreational boat off Point Wilson yesterday afternoon. No one was hurt in the incident.

The vessel Kloshi Bay reported a fire aboard around 4:20 p.m. Coast Guard and local […]

Wave Writer – The Iditarod with a Chance of Drowning

Kurt Hoehne looks at the Race to Alaska and the Team Pure and Wild proa entry.

Team Pure and Wild seatrials their new Brown Bieker proa off Shilshole. Photo by Peter Howland photography.

By Kurt Hoehne

In today’s world, there are few adventures with Big Questions. It seems every adventure has been done at […]

Yacht Club Invites All PT Boaters to Opening Day

More information after the break.



T-Bird Practice on Sunday 11/23 at Noon

Let’s do some rabbit starts, short upwind legs, and some multiple boat tuning on Sunday at noon. We will congregate near Indian Point Buoy. Bring your VHF radio so we can chat on Channel 68.

The ANDREW FOSS and the Coast Artillery

The Coast Artillery target towing tug ANDREW FOSS

Why We Sail – A New Waterlust Video

Here, hold my beer and watch me do this …

At the time, this probably seemed like a fun idea. From the Marine Installer’s Rant.

Even I would have to say it was an audacious plan. I mean Guinness book of world record stuff. Walking from Miami to Bermuda in a plastic hamster ball. How hard could it be? Grab some granola bars, get […]


Thanks, Jak.

Water by Morgan Maassen from NouvelleVagueLA on Vimeo.

CRUISING BOAT EVOLUTION: The Golden Age of the Cruiser-Racer

From Charles Doane’s blog WAVETRAIN.

Last we reveled in this topic we examined how early cruising boats sailed by more middle-class yachtsmen in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were often working boats that had been repurposed. This marked the beginning of a trend in which the nexus of mainstream yachting shifted […]