Monthly Archives: May 2015

Skippering opportunity June 24-25 onboard a Cal 25 Ballard to Pt. Ludlow

The Northwest Women in Boating blog has a page for  letting other members know you are seeking crew or would like crewing opportunities. Member Kathy Pelish has a need for a skipper on an interesting trip. Check it out in the … Continue reading

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Time to kill before a meeting? Consider Ivar’s Salmon House

If you ever come early to an NWWB meeting wanting to grab something to eat or drink before hand, a suggestion has been made that you head to the bar at Ivar’s Salmon House just down the street (no commercial endorsement … Continue reading

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Using Tablets & Smartphones as Navigation Back-up Tools

Capt. Linda Lewis will demo you through the easiest-to-use navigation apps and mention several others (for iPad & Android). She’ll also review the pros and cons of using tablets/smartphones. The U.S. govt. is no longer printing paper charts. Of course, you … Continue reading

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National Weather Service Seattle Offices Tour Was Educational And Enjoyed

The field trip on Tuesday to the National Weather Service offices in Seattle was a hit. The gals attending enjoyed it and learned about the interesting and plentiful resources that are available for understanding weather. On her Facebook page, Kathy … Continue reading

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Tour and overview of Natl. Weather Service Seattle Marine Program – Special field trip for the first 12 to sign up

Knowledge of weather and how it’s forecasted is critical to boaters and interesting to many of us. Northwest Women in Boating has arranged a special field trip (separate from our monthly meeting) for the first 12 gals who sign up. … Continue reading

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