Puget Sound Cruise 2012
August 12 – 17, 2012
Cruise Captains: Ron & Jane Johnson, email@example.com, Mobile (206)406-6344
This is your chance to get fresh water under your keel and loosen those barnacles.
August 12, Sunday . . . Shilshole Bay Marina, (206) 787-3006. (VHF 17)
Happy Hour on the Guest Dock at 1700 with discussion of tomorrow's cruise. Crew will be provided if help is needed in transiting the Locks. Minimal requirements, fenders and two 50' mooring lines.
August 13, Monday . . . Queen City Yacht Club (Reciprocal), (206) 709-2000
Pass through the Ballard Locks and tour Lake Union enjoying the rich variety of marine businesses and houseboats. Activities may include a dinghy ride to the Northwest Seaport and the Center For Wooden Boats.
August 14, Tuesday . . . Kirkland Marina Park, (425) 587-3300
Continue on through the Montlake Cut (site of many U of W rowing victories) and into Lake Washington. Enjoy the beautiful waterfront homes and gardens while pausing to take a dip. Tie up at the dock (no power) or anchor out. Shopping and restaurants are close by. BYOB cocktails on the dock at 1700. Bring an appetizer.
August 15, Wednesday . . . Seattle Yacht Club (Reciprocal), (206) 325-1000
Another day in fresh water. Explore the shoreline, circumnavigate Mercer Island or head directly to Portage Bay. For those interested in dinner at the Seattle Yacht Club, sport jacket recommended in dining room, shirt and slacks in grill. Happy hour cocktails in the club bar.
August 16, Thursday . . . Port of Brownsville, (360) 692-5498 (VHF 16, VHF 66A)
Big decision to go through Rich Passage or Agate Pass. Happy Hour at 1700 on the dock.
August 17, Friday . . . Port of Poulsbo, (360) 779-3505 (VHF 66A)
One of our favorite stops. Reasonable moorage and delicious bakeries. Happy hour at 1700 on the dock. Dinner on your own in town.
Some boats will be spending more time in the Sound so make your preferences known for extending the cruise.