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The ‘best worst idea’: Race from Washington to Alaska for engineless boats returns

A Northwest adventure race that some call "the best worst idea" has returned after a long, pandemic hiatus. The 2022 running of the Race to Alaska for engineless boats cast off at the first light of dawn Monday amid high winds in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, conditions the organizers characterized as "between seasick and dangerous."


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For sale: $30,000 Portland sternwheeler. Asset or albatross?

An old boat captain is selling the 1930s sternwheeler Jean. $30,000 might seem like a deal, but the state has a problem with old commercial vessels that end up sinking and polluting Oregon's waterways.




Who Has The Right To Live On Oregon's Waterways?

A conflict has been simmering on the Willamette River for some time now between people who are living on boats anchored in the Portland area, and others who live near or recreate on the waterway.

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