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2014 – End of the Line for 1929 Seiner Avalon

Last of the Skansie-Built Gig Harbor Seiners The sinking of the 66’fishing vessel Avalon in the Hood Canal last September was reported by the Coast Guard in a brief news releases that erroneously described it as a “pleasure craft.” It … Continue reading

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The Kaiser’s Cup Transatlantic Race of 1905

 Schooner Atlantic Wins Transatlantic Race in 12 Days The wealthiest owners in the sport of sailing are back in the news again as they and their teams of lawyers haggle over when, where and in what they will race for … Continue reading

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