Outdoor Activities

Not Every Boater Needs a Yacht

When you are showing off The Locks to out-of-town guests or walking the length of Shilshole Bay Marina, it looks like everyone in Seattle owns a yacht. Similarly, at Opening Day hosted by the Seattle Yacht Club or during the Seafair extravaganza, it seems that all boaters are Microsoft millionaires who fancy superyachts. But not […]

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NMTA buys Northwest Paddling Festival

The Northwest Marine Trade Association recently bought the Northwest Paddling Festival, the region’s largest event dedicated to the increasingly popular recreation. The acquisition follows recent efforts by the Seattle-based trade group to widen its footprint within the industry. “NMTA represents the boating interests of everything from stand-up paddleboards to superyachts,” NMTA president George Harris said […]