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Seahawks owner Paul Allen’s yacht allegedly wrecks coral reef

As one does when you’re the co-founder of Microsoft and owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, Paul Allen owns a big yacht — the Tatoosh, which at 303 feet long long is the 49th largest in the world, according to BoatInternational.com. The yacht, described as “a model of...

Date: 01/28/2016 | Northwest


Bremerton manufacturer builds ‘virtually unsinkable’ boat

BREMERTON — A Bremerton-based manufacturer is working on a line of aluminum boats they call “virtually unsinkable.”The Kitsap Sun reported that Life Proof Boats is launching a line of vessels resembling Coast Guard patrol boats for fisherman in the Northwest.

Date: 01/11/2016 | Northwest


Two rescued from sinking boat after holiday parade in Poulsbo

POULSBO — A couple had to be rescued from a sinking boat after striking a mooring during a holiday boat parade.

Date: 12/14/2015 | Northwest


Tke Sky's the limit

Officials tout potential of Sky to Sound water trail project

Date: 11/03/2015 | Local News


Coast Guard searches for owner of boat found near Bainbridge

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is searching for a 54-year-old man whose empty boat was found adrift near Bainbridge Island.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Northwest


Annual dredging of Port Gardner and Snohomish River to begin soon

EVERETT — A federal contractor is expected to soon start dredging part of Port Gardner and the Snohomish River, an annual task to keep the river's boat channel and Everett's seaport free of silt.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the $1.1 million project with...

Date: 10/19/2015 | Local News


Man who struck sailboat with speedboat sentenced to 30 months

SEATTLE — A Renton man who was drunk when his speedboat slammed into a sailboat on Lake Washington last summer, killing one person and injuring two others, was sentenced to 30 months in prison.The Seattle Times reported that Richard Hicks was sentenced Friday for the July 2014 crash.

Date: 09/06/2015 | Northwest


Final voyages

DNR clearing the waters of derelict vessels

Date: 09/02/2015 | Local News


Day to remember

Salmon for Soldiers takes veterans out for a day of fishing

Date: 08/23/2015 | Life


Lost boat in Oregon found with 2 adults, 2 children on board

WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — Coast Guard crews have found a boat with two children and two adults on board after it went missing off Winchester Bay in Oregon.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Northwest


Boeing engineer revolutionized hydroplanes with Slo-Mo-Shun IV

Summer in Seattle means Seafair. While the Flying Heritage Collection’s planes take part in the Boeing Seafair Air Show, there used to be aviation ties to the hydroplane races too. In the late 1940s and 1950s, two main factions developed in the hydro world. The teams from Detroit,...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Flight Paths


A bill for parks and much more

The odds that Congress will reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund before it is scheduled to expire Sept. 30 improved...

Date: 07/28/2015 | Editorials


Queen of Seattle paddle-wheeler still for sale

SEATTLE — She has worked in three states under three different names. She loves to party, and has her own bar, cabaret stage, dance floor, player piano and 38-whistle calliope.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Northwest


Drunk Boating: Both dangerous and illegal

SEATTLE — Seattle Police Officer Mark Mulvanny remembers a time about 10 years ago when he spotted a drunk boater.He was patrolling Lake Union when he saw the boat speeding northbound, heading straight for him.

Date: 07/25/2015 | Northwest


Renton man convicted of homicide in fatal boat collision

SEATTLE — A jury has convicted a Renton man of homicide by watercraft in a fatal boat collision on Lake Washington last year.

Date: 07/21/2015 | Northwest


Coast Guard rescues 4 from grounded boat near San Juan Island

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard says one of its helicopters has rescued four people after their 23-foot pleasure boat ran aground near San Juan Island in northwest Washington.

Date: 07/20/2015 | Northwest


Coast Guard calls off search for overboard Oregon man in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday suspended its search for an Oregon man who went overboard in Alaska.

Date: 07/19/2015 | Northwest


Tacoma man charged with watercraft homicide in boat collision

TACOMA — Prosecutors have charged a Tacoma man with watercraft homicide and watercraft assault after a two-boat weekend collision on Commencement Bay critically injured two people and left an Oregon man missing and presumed dead.

Date: 07/07/2015 | Northwest


Prosecutors wait to charge man blamed for Commencement Bay boat collision

TACOMA — Prosecutors are waiting for additional information before making a charging decision in a boat collision on Commencement Bay that left two people hospitalized and one missing.

Date: 07/07/2015 | Northwest


Search for Commencement Bay boater suspended

TACOMA — The U.S. Coast Guard says crews have suspended searching for a man who went into the water after two boats collided on Commencement Bay late Saturday.

Date: 07/05/2015 | Northwest


1 missing after boats collide in Commencement Bay

TACOMA — The U.S. Coast Guard says crews are searching in Commencement Bay for a man who went missing after two boats collided late Saturday.Petty Officer 1st Class George Degener said Sunday morning that two people have been taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Date: 07/05/2015 | Northwest


Free boating safety seminar is on Thursday

There will be a free boating seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, in the Harbor Marine Conference Room, 1032 W. Marine Dr., Everett.

Date: 06/17/2015 | Explore NW


Man stranded on boat for 8 days, mostly without food and water

EVERETT — The sailboat was there, day after day, in shallow water between Jetty Island and the Tulalip Indian Reservation.It didn't move.On Tuesday, someone who'd been watching the boat from shore went to investigate.When he got within shouting...

Date: 06/05/2015 | Local News


Coast Guard monitoring sunken fishing vessel near Ilwaco

ILWACO — The Coast Guard is monitoring a sunken fishing vessel in Ilwaco Channel for possible pollution and as a potential hazard to navigation.

Date: 05/23/2015 | Northwest


Fisherman, and his fish, rescued after he falls overboard

LYNNWOOD — An angler who fell into Martha Lake while trying to land a fish on Wednesday morning needed help getting out of the chilly water.

Date: 05/20/2015 | Local News


The water’s fine but play it safe this summer

CAMANO ISLAND — This time of year, muddy tidal flats can stretch from Warm Beach to Camano Island.On a hot day, the flats can pose an inviting welcome to walk right across.

Date: 05/02/2015 | Local News


Shipwrecked sailboat moved out of Mukilteo

Update, 9:25 a.m. Thursday: The abandoned sailboat was taken to the Port of Everett on Thursday morning, Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson said.---------------------

Date: 04/29/2015 | Local News


Boat abandoned at Mukilteo’s Lighthouse Park to be moved

Update, 11:25 a.m. Wednesday: The boat was not moved Wednesday morning, according to Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregson. Plans now call for the boat to be towed to the Port of Edmonds (not the Port of Everett) on Thursday morning. 

Date: 04/29/2015 | Local News


Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing off Alabama coast

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — As torrential rain and heavy winds continued to batter Alabama’s coast Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for four people missing after a deadly weekend storm killed two people and played havoc with a yearly sailboat race in Mobile Bay.

Date: 04/27/2015 | Nation & World


Sailboat abandoned at Mukilteo park; no sign of owner

MUKILTEO — There's a new conversation starter at the city's Lighthouse Park that has nothing to do with charging for parking.A sailboat...

Date: 04/27/2015 | Local News


Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that capsized several sailboats competing in a regatta near Mobile Bay.

Date: 04/26/2015 | Nation & World


Man dies in rafting accident on the Sultan River

SULTAN — A man died in a rafting accident on the Sultan River on Saturday afternoon.

Date: 04/25/2015 | Local News


Video features speedy boats from Kenmore Hydroplane Cup

Boat racers took to the water Saturday for the Kenmore Hydroplane Cup.

Date: 04/13/2015 | Web Monkey


Coast Guard tows troubled boat to Edmonds Marina

EDMONDS — The U.S. Coast Guard towed a boat to the Edmonds Marina on Saturday afternoon. The 26-foot boat had come too close to shore and bottomed out just south of the Port of Edmonds, said Leslie Hynes, a spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire District 1.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Local News


Where Seattle shines

100 things to do in the Emerald City before you die

Date: 03/07/2015 | Life




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