Monthly Archives: March 2020

NWWB Notes: Coast Guard reservist Lt. Dusti Blood receives Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2019 Women of Influence award

Blood’s Oath   Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark Dusti Blood is more than an intriguing name. As both a Coast Guard reserve officer and business professional, Dusti Blood is a woman who is respected and admired for … Continue reading

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NWWB Notes: Marina Fire and The Crisis and Thriving Emotionally in Trying Times

We are sorry for anyone who had a boat involved in Seattle’s marina fire last night under the West Seattle Bridge. Here is a link https://komonews.com/news/local/multiple-boats-on-fire-at-marina-underneath-west-seattle-bridge If anyone knows of someone who’s boat was involved, let us know. Crisis’ do … Continue reading

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Local Boat Ramps and On-The Water Facilities Open or Closed Related to Stay Home-Stay Healthy Order

Here is a list the NMTA staff has compiled on some local boat ramps and on-water boating facilities that are either open or closed related to the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order.Boaters are advised to contact the facilities directly before heading out … Continue reading

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NWWB Notes: Strange Stuff Happens On The Water

I wrote a couple of columns for Nor’Westing Magazine over the years. One I called WaterBeat. It was sort of a Police Blotter on the Water. While gathering incidents to write up from local and regional water cops it became … Continue reading

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NWWB Notes: Hi Gals – Indulge Me A Little Humor Here – We Need It

All the boating women I know are having such great adventures. I thought I would regale you with a “saling” adventure of a different type. About midday, a couple summers ago, I hopped a downtown bus outside the boat. Yep, no lines … Continue reading

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NWWB Notes: We Are All Role Models

There is a reason we sponsor the Women’s Inspirational Panel at the Seattle Boat Show each year – boating builds character. There are certainly some amazing role models out there, gals who accomplish big things on the water. But we … Continue reading

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NWWB Notes: Helpful Thoughts for Navigating The Current Life Challenges We Are Facing

Hi Gals, I’m offering you some thoughts today that veer away from the traditional Northwest Women in Boating concerns. We are all waking to, what seems like, a rapidly changing world. Continued news stories about the Coronavirus, just grow more … Continue reading

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