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FREE Family-Friendly Fun on June 10, 2017

Shilshole Bay Marina celebrates National Marina Day! The Shilshole Bay Marina Group is banding together to present the annual Open Boat Showcase and Boater's Swap Meet on the same day to benefit the Leukemia Cup Regatta, "Sailing for a Cure."

Sample Activities from 2016

Starting at 8:00am

  • Boater's Swap Meet presented by the Shilshole Bay Marina Group*


  • Tours of the historic schooner Adventuress by Sound Experience

  • Open Boat Showcase of new and brokerage sail and power boats, charter boats, and more hosted by Seattle Yachts, Sail Northwest, Windworks Sailing & Powerboating, and Seattle Sailing Club

  • Liveaboard boat tours by the Shilshole Liveaboard Association (noon-4pm)

  • Sail for a Cure sailboat rides courtesy of Windworks Sailing & Powerboating and Seattle Sailing Club

  • Kids' activities, two bouncy houses (11am-3pm), and mini opti sailing lessons (ages 6-14)

  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase*

  • Festival of boating-related and Ballard community partner booths

  • Donate your old sails to the ReSail Project - view summer Shilshole sail collection flier

  • Maritime Pacific Brewing Company beer and Domanico Cellars wine garden (11am-5pm)*

  • Live music

*Suggested donation or cost to participate. All proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and La Senioritas, Inc.

Events are supported by Shilshole Bay Marina,, and the Shilshole Bay Marina Group which includes Sail Northwest, Seattle Sailing Club, Dockside Solutions, Windworks Sailing & Power Boating, Seattle Yachts, Corinthian Yacht Club of SeattleSterling Marine ServicesSeaview Boatyard & Yacht Service, and Shilshole Liveaboard Association.


Historic schooner Adventuress

Boarding the Adventuress

Sailboat rides

Dancing to tunes

Boater's swap meet

Kids' activities