| by Adria Lau
We are proud to announce that Gig Harbor Marina has been certified as a Leadership Clean Boatyard! As a Leadership Clean Boatyard, Gig Harbor has proven its commitment to keeping our waters as clean as possible.
Recently, Gig Harbor Marina brought back the Second Wave, a marine consignment store….Read more »
January 8, 2015 | by FrankG
Happy New Year from the Clean Boating Foundation. May we suggest some New Year’s resolutions?
– Switch to non-copper bottom paint (you know you want to)
– Use aluminum anodes (there is no reason not to)
– Use a Certified Clean Boatyard (or encourage your favorite yard to become one)Read more »
July 7, 2014 | by Frank Gonzales
The Clean Boating Foundation will be spending Saturday with the folks at the Chris Craft Rendezvous (CCR). The CCR is the largest gathering of Chris Crafts around. We are going to be talking to the owner’s of these beautiful boats about how Non-copper bottom paint can work for them. We…Read more »
July 1, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
One of the difficulties with the Puget Sound and its well-documented demise is that it’s not that well documented. That might sound like a self-contradicting paradox, but it’s not just my take. Rather, it’s something that Puget Sound Partnership discovered early on in their research. The public just isn’t…Read more »
June 14, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
June 4, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
If you are like us, then you have probably been disappointed that the biggest radio signal in the Puget Sound area does not have a regular show that showcases boating. Turn that frown upside down because, now every Sunday, you will find a one-hour show on 97.3 FM (KIRO)…Read more »
May 29, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
Few things are more frustrating than wanting to do the right thing for the environment (such as recycling marine electronics) but not having any idea on where to even start. We get that. Hopefully, that’s a role we can fill – giving you the info you need to make…Read more »
May 24, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
When you hear the word “mussels” your mind probably jumps to the Northwest delicacy that’s just coming into season. Unfortunately, we are not talking here about those mussels. Rather, there are two types of mussels that are on a Most Wanted list due to their ability to destroy entire…Read more »
May 20, 2013 | by Peter Schrappen
How familiar are you with the Sea Scouts? Did you know that their history stretches back just as far as the Boy Scouts? We’re talking over one-hundred years of producing upstanding citizens that have a deep passion for maritime life and, as it turns out, green boating. I was…Read more »
May 8, 2013 | by Ben Lee
With copper-based bottom paint being phased out in Washington state (read here for the details), we’re tracking the performance of the non-copper alternatives on Puget Sound boats to better help the whole boating community make the transition more smoothly. Today, we want to highlight Pettit Paint’s
- Congrats Gig Harbor!!
- An Interview with Michelle Gaither of the PPRC.
- Congratulations Seaview Boatyard!
- Congratulations Port of Edmonds!
- An Interview with Our Neighbors to the North.
- Chinook Salmon and Heavy Metal Pollution
- The Clean Boating Foundation Checklist is DONE!!!
- Drive-in Boat Wash
- Hello Everyone!!
- Taking a Closer Look at Copper as Phase Out Nears
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