Mid-October Check-In After my Captain’s Course!

Working full-time in boat sales here on Lake Washington, things can get a little slow in the fall when it starts to rain. My coworkers and I decided this would be the perfect time of year to brush-up on our skills, and have set off to obtain our captain's licenses with the United States Coast Guard! If you are a boater interested in becoming a captain registered with the U.S.C.G. and have questions, don't hesitate to ask! Happy Boating!

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Why your child should wear a life jacket a lot more than you think

Car seat safety in our culture seems pretty cut and dry, and the majority of people understand it. However, a recent (almost drowning) emergency at work made me realize that safety with our kids around water is not as well outlined. As a person working in the marine industry, I do feel a strong obligation to advocate for water safety for all the children out there - boating or not! This post contains good information on when kids should wear life jackets, and how to find the right one to fit them. Thank you for reading, and please do share with other parents out there!

Boat Trip in Pictures – Lake Union to Roche Harbor

The boating experience in the Puget Sound is not only beautiful, but more attainable than you would think! Many boaters with small vessels are nervous about dipping out into salt water, but with light planning and an eye on the weather, it is an absolutely doable trip! This journey was accomplished by a group of Cobalt boaters on vessels as small as a 24-footer with an open bow.

How to Stay Safe This SeaFair Weekend

Let me start by saying that SeaFair weekend is one of my most favorite weekends of the year here in the Northwest. There is nothing more majestic than watching the Blue Angels ZOOM over Seattle with Mount Rainier in the background. However, this almost 100 degree weather forecasted for Sea Fair weekend has me a little nervous. Here is my easy 4-step list of ways to keep you and your friends safe this Sea Fair weekend. Happy Fleet Week everyone!

The Seattle Boat Show

If you just started following my blog, here is something you might not know about me; my full-time job is boat/yacht sales for a local marine dealership, Seattle Boat Company! I have been selling boats for over 4 years now, and am so lucky to have the most fun job in the world. A lot …