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2013 Pacific Northwest Rendezvous
Thanks to Peter Jacobs, Chairman of the Event Committee for the following and to Phill Lowe for the reminder.
The 2013 Pacific Northwest Rendezvous will be held Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th September 2013 at Lopez Island Resort in Fisherman Bay, Lopez Island, San Juan Islands Group, Washington State, USA. (48°30.774'N, 122°54.894'W)
Space is being held for 10 boats, but I was advised that more would not be a problem. Registration is up to each person and can be done by phone (800.736.3434). For more information please visit the Resort website at http://www.lopezfun.com/marina.htm
Moorage fees show on this page are for the winter season. Summer rates (until the end of October) are: up to 30' $43.95 per night up to 40' $53.95 per night This includes power and water.
For those who haven't attended a PNW Rendezvous before, they are a totally informal affair with no planned events and no schedule. In the past the first evening's meal has been at a local restaurant and the next evening a potluck supper is held around the boats at the dock. In between times there is dinghy sailing, Kayaking, and of course a lot of boat "noodling". The Resort has a nice swimming pool, and there is a village about a 20 minute walk down the road.
For those who want to take in other events in the area here's a rundown of some of what's going on: - Victoria Classic Boat Festival, Aug. 30 - Sept.1 - Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Festival, Sept. 3 & 4 - Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival,Sept. 7-9
Please contact me if you plan to attend and have any questions. Peter.
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