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Day 0: Flotilla to Alaska - And we’re off!

by Laura Domela and Sam Landsman 7 May 04:36 UTC
Flotilla to Alaska © Laura Domela and Sam Landsman

Off to Alaska! Despite my best efforts, the last few weeks before departure always end up frenzied: endless trips to the Fisheries Supply, Costco, the supermarket; last-minute boat maintenance; visiting friends and family before the extended absence.

Safe Harbour's trip to Alaska this year started at Salmon Bay Marine Center on the Lake Washington Ship Canal. I've been fortunate to have been moored there all winter, and I'm convinced it's the finest marina in the Seattle area. The facilities are clean and modern, the docks wide and stable (electric golf carts are the dock carts!), it's just steps from the parking lot to the boat, and freshwater moorage is really good for the boat. Best of all, owners Don and Sharry Stabbert have a lifetime of cruising experience and are always happy to share advice, stories, tools, shop space, etc. Thank you!

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