Rhythm, Shilshole Bay Marina


Beginner Sail - Rhythm, Shilshole Bay Marina

Sail from Shilshole Bay Marina to Port Madison and raft-up. Sailing course kick-off event.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm

Shilshole Bay Marina - Slip B - 42

10:30AM at gate to "B" dock

Lets kick-off the sailing season with a great day on the water. Nine boats will sail across the Puget Sound to Port Madison and share in an on-the-water picnic. Bring food to share and plenty of warm clothes. We will return to the dock by 6:00.


Rhythm, Shilshole Bay Marina

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Sailing Essentials

Don’t leave the dock without these items! They make sailing safer for you and your crewmates. As a carrier, use a soft duffel bag for easy stowing without metal buckles that can scratch woodwork.

  • Non-skid deck shoes (or sea boots) with non-marking soles.
  • Heavy-duty gloves (preferably leather) for line handling (fingertips cut off is OK).
  • Warm clothing head to foot (Note: The ambient temperature on the water is usually lower than on land).
  • Foul-weather gear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Knife on lanyard
  • Whistle on a lanyard
  • Food and drink
  • Headlamp or flashlight
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