Aug 19 2016

Shilshole Bocce Ball Court

The court is almost done! Hopefully before the “first snow flies”.  The Marina office had to do a little shrubbery removal on the south side of the office building so they built a bocce ball court for the marina tenants. The game is fun and easy for all ages.  When its ready, the office will have equipment checkout details.  Here are the rules…

Bocce Ball Rules

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Aug 12 2016

Concerts at the Locks

Published by under Shilshole Neighbors

The Ballard Locks has a great summer concert series and there are still several weekends left.  They are free and held Sat and Sun afternoons.  Here’s the schedule….

Concerts at the Locks


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Aug 06 2016

Aug. Friday Nights/SailFest

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The Friday Night/SailFest returns to Shilshole Bay. This is a free fun event for all sailors.

Bring your friends, your business associates, kids and kid’s friends for a fun filled evening on the water and ashore.

After the fun sail everyone is invited to I Dock at the Shilshole Bay Marina Plaza for free hot dogs/beer, wine, sodas and the famous Sail/Fest Raffles. Bring the kids, there is no telling what prizes might be waiting for them.

The Race is designed for everyone to come out and sail for fun. No ratings, show up for a sail. There will be three starts: fast boats, not as fast boats and dinghy’s. First start is at 1900 hours and subsequent starts at 1905 hours and 1910 hours.

Only three rules: have fun, no collisions, rules of the road.




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Aug 01 2016

Marine Fuel Prices around Puget Sound

There are several sites that post the current prices of fuel in the Puget Sound area. Here are a couple…..

Fuel Prices around Puget Sound-NWboatinfo

Fuel Prices around Puget Sound-ActiveCaptain

Most marinas sell ethanol free gas (better for your outboards, generators). Some marinas have shallow water access at low tide-sailboats beware.  Many also have pumpout stations. Call the marinas for verification of these.

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Jul 27 2016

Ballard Elks..the fastest-growing lodge in the country.

Published by under Shilshole Neighbors

Its walking distance from Shilshole.  The food and drinks are good and reasonably priced.  There are dances, group events, and community involvement. Check it out….

king5 article of Ballard Elks

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