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Shilshole Bay Marina
7001 Seaview Ave NW, Ste 100, Seattle, Washington 98117
Learn how to get into boating at Shilshole Boatfest and Seas the Bay!
This FREE event will get you and your family out on a boat (or many) and introduce you to people who can help navigate how to get into boating (even without owning a boat), how to boat safety, and how to protect the environment while boating so you can continue to enjoy the water after the event. Also enjoy kids' activities, live music, food trucks, vendors celebrating our Ballard community, and more!
Current boaters: enjoy $10 off one night guest moorage when you stay at Shilshole Bay Marina the weekend of June 9-11, 2017! Download your coupons here: bit.ly/BoatfestCoupon.
All boat ride sign-ups will be on a first come, first served basis once the event opens.
Take a tour of (11am-1:30pm) and sail (2pm-4pm) on the historic schooner Adventuress by Sound Experience aboard the Schooner Adventuress
Sailboat rides by Sail Northwest & Seattle Sailing Club
More sailboat rides by Windworks Sailing and Powerboating
Powerboat rides by Freedom Boat Club Seattle
Kids' mini opti sailing lessons by Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle (CYC Seattle) (ages 6-14)
Liveaboard boat tours by the Shilshole Liveaboard Association
Kayaking and paddleboarding by Ballard Kayak Expeditions (north end of marina at W-Dock)
Seattle Fire Department Fire Boat display scheduled at approximately 2:30pm
Current boaters: donate your old sails to the Resail Project. Drop the sails off at the event or at Dockside Solutions anytime during office hours June 2-9.
Maritime Pacific Brewery beer and Domanico Cellars wine garden (11am to 5pm)
Napkin Friends, 314 PIE & Mini The Dough-Nut food trucks
Kids' activities including two sea-themed bounce houses
Live music by The Side Project (11am-1:15pm) and Marina Christopher Music (1:45pm-4pm)
Festival of boating-related and Ballard community partner booths
— U.S. Coast Guard Auxilary's Flotilla 21
— Washington State Parks & Recreation Commission Boating Program
— Starpath School of Navigation
— Carefree Boat Club of Seattle
— Freedom Boat Club Seattle
— Seattle Sailing Club
— Sail Northwest
— Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle (CYC Seattle)
— Seattle Sail and Power Squadron
— Windworks Sailing and Powerboating
— Seattle Yachts
— US National Weather Service Seattle Washington
— Northwest Boat Travel
— Washington Sea Grant
— Ballard Night Out
— Skagit Bank
— Marine Servicenter
— And more!