Monthly Archives: May 2012

Have Fun As A Guide on the Yacht Olympus

Hey Gals, Many of you remember the lovely evening we spent onboard Yacht Olympus when Diane Vanderbeek invited us to hold a meeting there. Here’s a chance to enjoy the beautiful yacht again and help out Diane. And, it’s an opportunity … Continue reading

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LifeSling Clinic – Sat. June 2nd $10

Hi Gals, Diane Johnson has sent information about an inexpensive Life Sling Class. After our great Man Overboard Meeting we know many of you are still pondering effective strategies for rescues from your boats. Here is a way to get … Continue reading

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Man Overboard! Can You Get Him Back On Board?

Wow, over 25 of us came together for a valuable experience – learning what it takes to get someone back on board after they’ve fallen in the water. This experience got us all thinking about how to prepare ourselves and … Continue reading

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NWWB in Sunbrella Newsletter and Bell Design Blog

In March we enjoyed interior designer Judy Bell-Davis who brought us up to speed with great new materials and design ideas for boats. Judy contacted one of her suppliers, Sunbrella, and was able to gift all those attending with attractive … Continue reading

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South Sound Women-Only Regatta

Barbara Stuart Memorial Regatta This is an unofficial Star Class Regatta, sponsored by the Budd Inlet Star Fleet and the South Sound Sailing Society to be held on July 21, 2012 on Budd Inlet, Olympia, Washington. The Regatta is open … Continue reading

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May 21st Meeting: Overboard Emergencies, Preparing Ahead

Overboard Emergencies, Preparing Ahead Vivian has gone all out arranging instructional videos and, though the NMTA is not on the water, she has rigged a real over the balcony hands on experience to get the feel of recovering someone from the … Continue reading

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Boating Safety Reminders from the Coast Guard

In recognition of National Safe Boating Week, May 19-25, 2012, the Thirteenth Coast Guard District is emphasizing boating safety and will be reminding Pacific Northwest boaters throughout the week and year with a series of boating safety messages. In conjunction … Continue reading

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Yacht Olympus Arriving Home from Opening Day Celebrations

So, you think docking’s a challenge? A perfect job while dodging airplanes and contending with wind.

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