In May 2014 Bäden sank upon launch in Anacortes, Washington, exacerbating a spate of bad luck for CEO and general manager Andy McDonald, who had just returned to work after an extended illness.
Our trip aboard a new Ranger Tugs 31 from Anacortes to Bremerton in the Pacific Northwest demonstrates why the company and their products are a force to be reckoned with.
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.
Just last month, a 90-foot expedition yacht built for circumnavigation capsized in Anacortes. Disaster struck while Bäden was being launched.
Just one week away from opening its doors at the Cap Sante Marina, Trawler Fest Anacortes is set to feature Trawler one of the largest displays of cruising powerboats in the country along with loads of educational seminars and rendezvous-style activities.