Coming soon: Fly from Seattle’s Lake Union to Vancouver B.C.

For those who can afford it, travel between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia may get a lot easier next spring.

Vancouver’s Harbour Air and Seattle’s Kenmore Air are slated to start direct flights in the spring between Seattle’s Lake Union and Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, according to a report by the Vancouver Sun.

Eastlake Community Council July/August events

The Eastlake Community Council offers notice of the following events and comment opportunities. Background is in the links and in the Summer Eastlake News.

Eastlake Summer Cruise on the Islander – Thurs., July 13  Tour the Ship Canal, Lake Union, Portage and Union Bays, and Lake Washington on the historic ferry the Islander. Boarding begins at […]

There Be Dragons on the Lake! The Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club

Dragon Boats. Perhaps you’ve seen them cruising or flashing by on Lake Union where Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club practices more than 200 times a year, year-round. Dragon boat racing is the oldest continuously practiced team sport in the world, dating back 2,400 years in China where it continues at that country’s national sport. […]

Seattle Boats Afloat Show January 27 to February 4, 2017

Trawlers and cruisers and sailboats…oh my! The Seattle Boat Show on South lake Union offers a variety of boats for all types of captains. In addition, hundreds of exhibitors offering the most up-to-date products including marine parts, engines, marinas and moorage, insurance, lending and repair are on deck at both locations. Ride the free […]

Lake Union Christmas Ship Events Announced

Holiday traditions in the Northwest start on the water with Argosy Cruises. The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a holiday celebration that has been a Pacific Northwest tradition since 1949. Every year, the Argosy Christmas Ship™ sails to different Puget Sound waterfront communities, around 65 in total. Choirs on board give 20-minute performances to […]

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show September 14-18

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Drops Anchor Sept.14

2016 show features 200+ boats, sailing lessons, docking classes, sail and power boat rides and kid-friendly activities

 

SEATTLE  – Buoy oh buoy! The 38th annual Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Wednesday, Sept. 14 and is THE place to find the watercraft of […]

Seattle Boat Show Drops Anchor January 29

Lineup of fun includes wine and beer tastings, chowder contest, 3D street artist, free boat rides and tons of kids activities

SEATTLE – From stand up paddleboards to superyachts and everything in between, there’s lots to take in at the Seattle Boat Show (Indoors +Afloat). The 2016 show drops anchor on Friday Jan. 29 […]

Tickets still available for Dec. 23 Eastlake Cruise amidst the holiday ships finale

 

Cruise on the historic icebreaker the Islander — Wed., Dec 23 On the historic icebreaker the Islander, amidst the lighted boats coming through Union Bay and Portage bays, plus the grand finale concert on Lake Union!  Always a highlight of the year, this ECC cruise is 7:30 – 10:30 p.m., and tickets ($35) include […]

Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2015 – September 16-20

West Coast’s Largest Floating Show

Seattle’s 37th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Wednesday, September 16 and continues through Sunday, September 20. This exciting show brings you all the best of boating in one place. Tour new and used boats in every size and price, as well as boating equipment of […]

At quarter of its value, Queen of Seattle paddle-wheeler still for sale

The price has recently been cut to $250,000 on the 138-foot Queen of Seattle, a steam-powered, paddle-wheel boat moored on Lake Union.

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