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xraygun posted 05-29-2009 12:27 AM ET (US)   Profile for xraygun   Send Email to xraygun  
Hi Guys! Hi Jim!
Been away for 5 years or so.
Is there a Seattle area rendezvous this year?
The Montauk is a disaster. I have to get it buffed out quick so I can appear without shame.

Cheers,
Ray

DeeVee posted 05-29-2009 10:20 AM ET (US)     Profile for DeeVee  Send Email to DeeVee     
I have not heard of any plans for this year.

Doug

GGuertin posted 05-30-2009 03:23 PM ET (US)     Profile for GGuertin  Send Email to GGuertin     
I participated in a small get together last year @ Blake Island and thought it was a nice spot and could be good fun if we could some more boats/people there. Why don't people speak up here if they have any interest.
DeeVee posted 05-30-2009 11:39 PM ET (US)     Profile for DeeVee  Send Email to DeeVee     
I missed the last couple of get togethers. I would like to see a few of the boats and meet some more local Whaler Nuts.

Doug

Goodgrief posted 06-02-2009 12:58 AM ET (US)     Profile for Goodgrief  Send Email to Goodgrief     
Blake sounds great! I have been trying to make it for several years now, maybe this time I will. Come up with a date, I have several friends that have been asking about it.
xraygun posted 06-02-2009 11:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for xraygun  Send Email to xraygun     
Blake is cool with me!
Ray
JohnKaloper posted 06-03-2009 10:36 AM ET (US)     Profile for JohnKaloper  Send Email to JohnKaloper     
I'll join if the date fits into the summer schedule...
kite posted 06-04-2009 10:50 AM ET (US)     Profile for kite  Send Email to kite     
It was a nice time last year, looking forward to attending again this summer.

Sean

kwik_wurk posted 06-08-2009 06:38 PM ET (US)     Profile for kwik_wurk  Send Email to kwik_wurk     
I can make it if we schedule in the 2nd half of Aug. (My Montauk may not be back from the lake cabin.)

All most anywhere in the Puget Sound will work for me.

Taylor posted 06-10-2009 06:43 PM ET (US)     Profile for Taylor  Send Email to Taylor     
Summer is upon me - I'm doing Whidbey Island Race week and a Boy Scout thing in Florida in July, and cruising to Princess Lousia in August... so there are not many weekends left.

We did Rendezvous at Blake, Dockton, Pt Townsend/Mystery Bay. The last is closest for me.

Langley? I'm on Whidbey during summer weekends so I'm biased in that direction. And the Schmitz beer is always cold at Honeymoon Bay.

xraygun posted 06-11-2009 12:08 AM ET (US)     Profile for xraygun  Send Email to xraygun     
Where do you still get Schmitz? Do they have Schlitz in Steel cans too? hahahahaa.

I just discovered I have to do the rubrail on the Montauk. oof.

Tom W Clark posted 06-11-2009 10:50 AM ET (US)     Profile for Tom W Clark  Send Email to Tom W Clark     
Any place is fine with me. Langley is a really nice little marina and town. Port Townsend is a great town to visit. Blake Island is convenient.

I'll be back East July 2-12 and then sailing Desolation Sound August 22-29 so weekends on both ends of those sets of dates do not work for me.

JMARTIN posted 06-11-2009 12:57 PM ET (US)     Profile for JMARTIN  Send Email to JMARTIN     
I will try to make it this year. June is all booked up but any weekend in July, August, or September would work. Pick a place where I can spend the night on the boat. I have no problem sitting on anchor as long as it is at least somewhat sheltered.

John

floatinghat posted 06-23-2009 12:33 AM ET (US)     Profile for floatinghat  Send Email to floatinghat     
I would be in depending on when it is scheduled.
pglein posted 06-29-2009 10:53 AM ET (US)     Profile for pglein  Send Email to pglein     
My schedule is filling up FAST this summer. But so long as I can attend, I will. I like Blake because it is convenient for me, just a quick ride up from Gig Harbor where I have a slip for the summer. If it was up north this year, it could reduce the chances of my attending, simly based on the additional time required to pull the boat and trailer up there. That will depend on the dates. If I have the whole weekend free and can camp or stay somewhere nearby it's easier.

A few weekend dates that I am definitely NOT available are:

July 4th obviously
July 11-12 helping inlaws move in eastern washington heat, yay :(
July 26th family birthday
August 8-9 family wedding
September 6th concert

July 25-16 and August 1-2 are looking unlikely as well, but not definitely booked yet.

pglein posted 07-14-2009 12:22 PM ET (US)     Profile for pglein  Send Email to pglein     
It is now down to the point where it would need to be the 3rd, 4th, or 5th weekend in August in order for me to attend.

That is assuming we would want to do it before Labor Day, and don't want to try to do it this coming weekend (July 18-19th).

If you guys are serious about doing this, lets toss out the dates that we're each available and figure out which would allow the greatest attendance.

I'm up for Blake Island again. My girlfriend enjoyed camping there last year, and wants to go again. We may even go this weekend regardless.

Pierce posted 07-14-2009 12:33 PM ET (US)     Profile for Pierce  Send Email to Pierce     
Where is Blake Island? Or do you mean Blakley?
JMARTIN posted 07-14-2009 01:25 PM ET (US)     Profile for JMARTIN  Send Email to JMARTIN     
It's way south Pierce, south of Alki, towards Vashon. John
pglein posted 07-14-2009 01:42 PM ET (US)     Profile for pglein  Send Email to pglein     
Blake Island is not south of Alki...at least not significantly. It is pretty much directly west of downtown Seattle and Alki point. It is extremely convenient for most everyone in the greater Seattle area due to it's central location and ample dock and picnic capacity.

My preference might be for somewhere more far-flung, but we're running out of summer, and if this is going to happen, a decision needs to be made.

JMARTIN posted 07-14-2009 04:42 PM ET (US)     Profile for JMARTIN  Send Email to JMARTIN     
http://apps.ecy.wa.gov/shorephotos/scripts/mapsearch.asp?id=691

John

Pierce posted 07-14-2009 05:08 PM ET (US)     Profile for Pierce  Send Email to Pierce     
I think that's a little far for me.
pglein posted 07-20-2009 05:10 PM ET (US)     Profile for pglein  Send Email to pglein     
I am now taking the boat to Blake Island the weekend of the 15th regardless. I'm meeting some friends there anyway. If it's going to be that weekend, it would have to be at Blake for me to attend.
floatinghat posted 08-01-2009 11:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for floatinghat  Send Email to floatinghat     

Well if not a full on rondi how about some type of CW salmon derby?

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