Whisper, Westlake Marina


Sail - Whisper, Westlake Marina

Sail with Skipper Joe Grande on his Catalina 320 "Whisper". We will sail the Puget sound and raft up in Port Madison via the Ballard Locks

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Meet at Westlake Marina (on Lake Union) at 9:30 am. We should return by 6:00 pm.

Bring non-marking shoes, warm clothes in layers, good food to share and your favorite drink.

This sailing adventure has it all!  A trip through the Ballard Locks, sailing on the Puget Sound, and a raft-up and party on the water at Port Madison with other Mountaineers boats. We will hone our skills at tacking and jibing along the way. Don't miss out.


Whisper, Westlake 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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