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Posts Tagged ‘Aquila’

April 4th, 2017 - 1:59 am § in The Ave Scene

Fixing the Port

Jordan Royer ·  My take on what the Port of Seattle needs right now. Vital Port of Seattle deserves strong leadership now With the sudden resignation of its CEO, the Port of Seattle needs strong leadership sooner rather than later. SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

April 1st, 2017 - 1:36 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge

Arabic for King of Saudi Arabia Bow scroll from Trumpy yachts Persian for Allah Trump family Monogram Japanese dragon embroidery      [...]

March 29th, 2017 - 10:19 pm § in Misc.

Crossing the Columbia Bar


March 14th, 2017 - 8:35 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Congress Opposes Trump’s Proposal to Defund Coast Guard

Bipartisan Group Opposes Trump Coast Guard Budget Cut The 58 House lawmakers sent the letter to the Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee calling the budget cut “nonsensical.”  Trump’s wall would draw funds from our much more real threats from North Korea and Russia across the Pac[...]

March 9th, 2017 - 8:54 am § in America, Environment, The Ave Scene

UPDATE: Disaster in The Broughtons

For the last three years we have cruised north to the beautiful Broughton Archipelago near the north end of Vancouver Island.  This AM I read of a disaster: Diesel spill at the Burdwood fish farm has contaminated most of the Broughton Archipelago including many traditional clam beaches, during the [...]

March 5th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in Misc.



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August 12th, 2016 - 6:51 am § in Misc.

A Whale Visits


August 1st, 2016 - 8:43 am § in Misc.

Mummified sailor found on abandoned yacht

Mummified sailor found on abandoned yacht By Felipe Araujo, ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY: The mummified body of a German adventurer has been discovered inside an abandoned yacht. The grisly discovery came after two fishermen off the coast of the Philippines alerted authorities to a drifting [...]

March 8th, 2016 - 1:48 pm § in Misc.

Boats: no power. how to get to Alaska!

First Chart Night:  Port Townsand  to Ketchikan with no power. Al Hughes and a trimaran 2015:  Shilsholes”Al Hughes wins the first nonmotorized boat race to Alaska.   Al’s three-man team from Seattle sailed  the Elsie Piddock, a trimaran,  into Ketchikan harbor on Friday afternoon, miles [...]