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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Seattle Maritime Festival to feature tugboat ballet, more

The Survival Suit Races are a tradition at the Seattle Maritime Festival. This year’s fest is Saturday, May 9, at Lake Union Park. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times)

 

Workboats get their day at the Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day, being held this year at Lake Union Park

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Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Sept 10-14

Rows, Rows, Rows of Boats

From sport boats to sailboats, trawlers to mega yachts, the Boats Afloat Show is the best place to find the boat of your dreams. Whether you’re an experienced sailor or just getting your feet wet, climb aboard, kick some anchors and check out all the variety that the Lake […]

KUOW Goes Live From South Lake Union August 15

From our friends at KUOW:

For the third installment of KUOW’s live neighborhood specials, we are taking over the Center For Wooden Boats on August 15. Don your best nautical gear, join our live audience and watch as radio history is made in South Lake Union.

First, Bill Radke reviews the week’s news with special guests Sherman Alexie, Joni Balter and Knute Berger on Week In […]

Eastlake invites neighbors throughout Seattle to its scenic summer cruise — Thurs., July 10

The Eastlake Community Council invites neighbors throughout Seattle to its summer cruise  — Thurs., July 10.  Scenic tour of Lake Union, Portage and Union Bays, and Lake Washington on the historic icebreaker the Islander.  Boarding begins at 5:30 p.m. at 1611 Fairview Ave. E. on the east shore of Lake Union, with departure at 6:30 p.m., and return at 8:30. 

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There is no South Lake Floating Farmer’s Market for 2014

The FarmBoat Floating Market aboard the Virginia V at Lake Union Park is closed for good. We are sincerely appreciative of all those who supported our efforts to make this an amazing one-of-a-kind Seattle attraction over the last several years. Unfortunately, Seattle’s growing bureaucracy and increasingly stringent policies against small businesses and independent nonprofits […]

$160 Million dollar yacht sails into Lake Union

 

 

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Opening Day of Boating season this Saturday May 3, 2014

State Senate floats bill to preserve all houseboats

Houseboat owners on Lake Union and other state waters would be able to stay in their homes if a Senate bill passes.

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2014 Seattle Boat Show Sails In To Town—Opens January 24

Line up of fun includes sandcastle sculptures, trampoline tricks, wine tastings, hops and props and hydroplane legend

 SEATTLE – There’s lots to look at and take in at the Seattle Boat Show (Indoors +Afloat) and always something new for boating enthusiasts of every persuasion. The 2014 Show – January 24 through  February 2– […]