Category Archives: seattle

Where Are You In Lake Washington?

This is a chart showing locations in Lake Washington I made to help the Seattle Harbor Patrol train new members on locations in Lake Washington. If a friend asks you to meet them somewhere on Lake Washington and you don’t … Continue reading

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Alki Point Lighthouse History & Tours

Have you ever wondered what the inside of a Lighthouse looks like? The Alki Point Lighthouse in West Seattle is open for FREE tours most Weekends from the first weekend in June to the last weekend in August (Current Tour … Continue reading

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The U.S. Coast Guard Museum, Seattle, Washington

The original Alki Point Aid to Navigation Lantern from 1877,  on display at the U.S. Coast Guard Museum, located on the Coast Guard Base at Pier 36, just south of downtown Seattle near Safeco Field. The Lantern was lit and … Continue reading

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U.S. Aids to Navigation

Understanding what an Aid to Navigation (ATON) means is a very important part of Safe Boating.  One of the problems understanding what each Aid to Navigation means is visualizing what a specific ATON looks like and match it to the … Continue reading

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