The Boat Guy: Yachtoberfest-ing On The Foss Waterway (VIDEO)
This past weekend, Sam and I were invited to the first annual YachtoberFest on the Foss Waterway promenade, adjacent to the Museum of Glass and the Washington Historical Museum.
The Boat Guy: Chip Hits the Ranger Rendezvous (VIDEO)
I simply can’t put into words how much fun we had at the Ranger Rendezvous at Roche Harbor on San Juan Island. Our Ranger Tug, The Boat Guy I, as usual, was perfect for the Rendezvous. It’s a fast, fuel-efficient, comfortable, and beautiful boat.
The Boat Guy: The Blue Blaster Rides Again (VIDEO)
I was there that horrible day in Mexico when Bill Muncey died in that boat. It is a day that I, and everyone who has ever been involved in the sport, will remember forever.
The Boat Guy: Standup Paddleboarding For Parkinson's (VIDEO)
I want more of it as soon as I can. It’s an easy, clean, inexpensive, and healthy way to be on the water. So, remember, it ain’t the boat, it’s the float that matters!
The Boat Guy: Seattle By Torchlight... Parade (VIDEO)
Gosh, with all the professional sports in town and big-time entertainment available in this, suddenly, very sophisticated world-class city, who needs a grassroots celebration like Seafair’s night time parade? We do! More than ever!
The Boat Guy: Chip Does TrawlerFest Anacortes (VIDEO)
So what constitutes a trawler and why would there be a festival to celebrate whatever the heck a trawler is? I have a concept in my head of what I think a trawler is, but it’s only a concept.
The Boat Guy: Downtown Sailing in Seattle (VIDEO)
Once upon a time, I would suffer anything, if it would help me win. If I didn’t win, I didn’t enjoy it. Well, since then, I’ve discovered that being a warrior is good for the ego, but it’s really hard on your soul. And that’s why, these days, the Downtown Sailing Series is right up my alley.
The Boat Guy: Support The Waterfront With Vigor (VIDEO)
Okay, it’s quiz time! Why do companies who utilize boats and ships, who build boats and ships, who sell and repair boats and ships, decide to put their businesses next to the water? OK… go!
THE BOAT GUY: Homegrown Washington Ferries (Video)
Go anywhere in the country and ask people what comes to mind when they think of Seattle. I bet they say, throwing salmon, the Space Needle, and ferries. The Washington State Ferries system really represents Seattle and the Northwest.
THE BOAT GUY: Rendez-VOUS-yah! (VIDEO)
We were hopeful that the people who had the courage to join us, in the dead of winter, would have a good time and return with some great memories, as well as some new friends. For all of those reasons, we couldn’t be happier with the way the Winter Rendezvous turned out!