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Sun To Shine on TrawlerFest Despite It's Proximity to 'Rainy City' Seattle


We're in Anacortes, Washington, setting up for the TrawlerFest boat show and seminar series, and the forecast calls for some sunshine almost every day. The boat show begins Thursday, and we still have some openings for seminars on Wednesday through Sunday. Eighteen to choose from.

Here’s the list:

  • “The Great Loop For West Coast Cruisers.”
  • “Boat Buyer’s Survival Guide.”
  • “Practical Weather.”
  • “Emergencies at Sea.”
  • “Anchors & Anchoring.”
  • “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: Tips for Night Running.”
  • “Navigation: Quick & Easy.”
  • “Below the Waterline: Inspecting and Maintaining the Hardware That Keeps You Afloat.”
  • “Pride of Ownership (With an Eye at Resale).”
  • “Medical Preparedness for the Cruiser & Ocean Voyager.”
  • “Under-Maintained Equipment Failures.”
  • “Ten Deadly Things To Do in the Inside Passage and Survive To Tell About.”
  • “Crossover Cruising: Looking Ahead.”
  • “Balancing Maintenance Costs.”
  • “The Art of Buying a Metal Boat.”
  • “Apps for Cruisers.”
  • “Tides & Currents.”
  • “Cruising Perspectives: An Audience Q&A.”

TrawlerFest runs Tuesday through Sunday, May 12-17 at the Cap Sante Marina, but the available seminars begin Wednesday and run through Sunday and the boat show portion of the event begins Thursday.