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Boaters, Try This Recipe! by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Prosciutto, Egg, and Avocado Cups

Welcome back to the lower 48 Viaggio Yacht Charter.  We hope you had a great SE Alaska Charter Season! VIAGGIO has arrived back into the Puget Sound! After an incredible summer cruising Southeast Alaska it is bittersweet to be back […]

 
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Seattle Boats Afloat Show Sept. 11 -15, 2013, Lake Union – Pacific Northwest

 Salty Dog Boating Newss – Top show line up coming soon! SEATTLE BOATS AFLOAT SHOW – IT’S FINALLY HERE!!! VIP Day – 4pm September 11, 2013 Boats Afloat Show Sept 11-15, 2013 Seattle’s 35th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show […]

 
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NW Boaters, Try This Recipe, By: Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter in SE AK, Hazelnut and Chocolate Pastries

Today aboard VIAGGIO we had a special treat…bears! We have seen a fair amount of bears through out the season but today was different. Today we took the tender up a little river in Our anchorage and actually got to […]

 
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SUPERYACHT Economic Impact in the NW – USA

The summer to fall of 2012 in the Pacific Northwest was bursting at the seams with Superyachts.  The Ballard Locks had more yachts going through them than ever before.  Bringing the yacht from the Sea to the Lake is an […]

 
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Lady Washington & Hawaiian Cheiftain – Tall Ships Escort 100 Tribal Canoes down the Pacific Coast – Starting in late July 2013

Aberdeen, Washington – The brig Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of Washington, and her companion ship, Hawaiian Chieftain, will escort more than 100 tribal canoes down the Pacific Coast starting Friday, July 26 from Neah Bay. The […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Blueberry Bread Pudding By: Chef Alisa, SE Alaska – Viaggio Yacht Charter

One of the factors that I feel plays an important role in successfully running a galley is the ability to be flexible and utilize a variety of products in a manor you had not planned on.  Not a day goes […]

 
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island – Adventures of the San Juan Kid

The Luciano Family Sailing in the San Juans – NW Boating Tips: The Friday Harbor guest docks are on docks H and G. Pay attention to moving ferries, they like to stay on course and not dodge small boats. The […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Fallen Fudge Cakes, By Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Currently in SE ALASKA!

As we make our way for Petersburg, I am reminded of a trip years ago (on a different boat with a different captain) when it was decided that a shortcut across the Stikine Mud Flats (dry strait) was the way […]

 
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King County Maritime, Ballard, Fremont, Queen Anne, Wallingford Chambers – Picnic in the Park with Mayoral & City Council Candidates

The Ballard Chamber Picnic in the Park brought together a number of Candidates for Mayor, Seattle Port Commissioner; as well as Fremont, Queen Anne, and Wallingford Chambers –  North Seattle Industrial Association, King County Maritime and Aurora Merchants – all […]

 
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Happy 4th of July – Pacific NW Boats up to Alaska!

HAPPY 4th of JULY All Pacific Northwest Boaters up to Alaska – May your BBQ’s be a smoken and your drink glass be plenty full! Be safe on the water, have fun with friends and family – enjoy the 2013 […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Grilled Pork Chop Eggplant Caponata, Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter in SE AK

Aboard Viaggio, I like to serve a 10 oz bone in center cut pork chop. I purchase these in Seattle from MacDonald Meat Company prior to heading north for the season. MacDonald Meats custom cuts our pork chops and steaks […]

 
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Alaska Yacht Charter – Aboard M/Y Viaggio, Fishing, Kayaking, Bears, Puffins, Whales, Glaciers & much more… SE AK Summer 2013

Captain Trig in the run about boat – he will find the fish! Recent update from Captain Trig aboard Viaggio Luxury Charter – “We had temps near 70 today in Petersburg AK and it was absolutely amazing! That is one […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Dungeness Crab Cakes SE AK, By: Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter

Fishing licenses have been secured so it’s time to get down to business! First priority is to drop some crab traps! Unfortunately we have not done any fishing yet, so we don’t have any fish scraps to use for bait […]

 
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Trawler Fest – Events & Dockside Activities ReCap – Anacortes NW

Trawler Fest events get bigger and better every year! Trawler Fest has it down when it comes to making land and water exhibitors happy – after all, none of us like the show to turn into a grind. And there […]

 
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Bristol Bay Salmon Fishing 2013 – GO WILD WITH AK SALMON

F/V Breanna A. Crew – Getting Ready for Tendering in AK A lot of boats are already up in Alaska – the next few days in the Lower 48 out of Fishermen’s Terminal Seattle, Lake Union and fisheries throughout are […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Halibut and Prawn Stew with Homemade Croutons, By: Chef Alisa in SE AK, Viaggio Yacht Charter

Well, we made it into Ketchikan after a very smooth 10-day journey north. We must have timed things just right, (Nicely done Captain Trig!) because now that we are tied to the dock the weather has picked up. It’s cold, […]

 
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HAPPY HEALTHY Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Tris – Viaggio Yacht Charter now in SE AK, Strawberry Lime Fruit Dip

Brought to you By:  Viaggio Luxury Yacht Chater – Currently in SE ALASKA! This dip could be a light dessert after a heavy meal or a nice starter for a dinner party. It’s a party pleaser. Quick and easy if […]

 
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BOATERS: Try This Chef Tris Recipe: Pan-seared Wild Salmon with Avocado Remoulade, Viaggio Yacht Charters Now in SE AK!

Remoulades are generally mayo or aioli based, but in this instance, we’re going to use avocado seasoned with lime.  Avocado flavor with salmon is out of this world!  This would be a wonderful dish served with a side of garlicky […]

 
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National Marina Day – Boat Event, Kicks Off At – Shilshole Bay Marina – Pacific NW

Shilshole Bay Marina – Seattle WA – Boating  in the Puget Sound SEATTLE—Shilshole Bay Marina celebrates National Marina Day on June 8, where marinas across the country invite community members to their facilities to show them the important role marinas […]

 
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NW Boaters, Try This Recipe – By Chef Alisa – SE AK Viaggio Yacht Charter

This Northwest Blueberry Chutney is a great accompaniment to grilled Salmon as well as Columbia River Sturgeon. It is also a nice sauce for Pork Chops and Grilled Chicken. It can easily be made several days in advance to facilitate […]

 
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Memorial Weekend – Boating in the Pacific NW

 Ballard Locks – Plum Full on Memorial Weekend in the NW Weather doesn’t stop true NW boaters, rain or shine they go out.  If we waited around for the rain stop we’d never go anywhere.  Memorial weekend in the NW […]

 
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1st June Weekend – Boaters, Try This Recipe – By Chef Tris: Zucchini & Tomato Penne Pasta

M/Y Viaggio is on its second day of the trek to SE Alaska. They checked into Canadian customs today! Think positive thoughts for safe travels, good water, and GREAT food. This recipe is a vegetarian dish that would be great […]

 
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Boaters – Try This Recipe By Chef Tris, Viaggio Yacht Charter SE AK!

M/Y Viaggio leaves for southeast Alaska Tuesday, May 28th for a full season of luxury yacht charters.  We are looking forward to sharing some delicious seafood recipes in the months to come! A HUGE thank you to Frank’s Quality Produce in Pike Place […]

 
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Trawler Fest – Anacortes, WA – BOATERS JOIN US! May 16 – 19, 2013

Joni Geis, Sterling & Associates – Dan Wood, Crows Nest Yachts Come by Boat, Car or Plane – Join us in Anacortes for Trawler Fest!  This is a Boat Show like no other – some like to refer to Trawler […]

 
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Trawler Fest Anacortes, WA – MAY 16 – 19 2013, At Cap Sante Marina, Trawlers Love this Location!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 through Sunday, May 19, 2013 Cap Sante Boat Haven, Port of Anacortes, Anacortes, Washington  Trawler Fest is unlike your traditional Boat Show – Trawler Fest has been dubbed the name, ‘Camp for Boaters.’  The Trawler Fest […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Pear and Gouda Flatbread, By Chef Tris of Viaggio Yacht Charter

Brought to you by:  Chef Tristin Papenfuse – of Viaggio Yacht Charter   Viaggio Luxury Yacht Charter will be in SE Alaska for the Summer.  If it’s always been a dream to charter a yacht in SE AK then what are […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Asparagus & Feta Crustless Quiche

This is an easy make ahead dish!  Great for a Mother’s Day Brunch or an any day gathering. By Chef Tristin Papenfuse Serves: 6-8 Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 35-45min INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp. Butter 1 Bunch Asparagus 5 Eggs […]

 
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Opening Day – Seattle Yachts – Hosts: Pancake Brunch at Shilshole Bay Marina – ALL ARE INVITED!

  Happy Opening Day Weekend Northwest Boaters! Opening Day Weekend Is Here!  Saturday May 4, 2013 – Marks the Opening of Seattle’s Boating Season.  The weekend is packed with celebrations, festivities, and morning crew races, sailboat races, the Grand Opening […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Guac-a-Salsa, Great for NW Opening Day – Boating Season Weekend!

  Cinco de Mayo is this weekend!  Kick off your festivities right with a big bowl of scrumptious-ness.  This is a great cross between guacamole and salsa. Quick, simple, and DELICIOUS! By Chef Tristin Papenfuse Prep time: 20 minutes Serves: […]

 
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Boaters – Chef Tris Recipe, Chicken Fajita Rolls

This is a quick and healthy low carb dinner.  Great with a big garden salad! By Chef Tristin Papenfuse Prep Time: 20 Cook Time: 20 Serves: 2-4 INGREDIENTS: 2 Lg. Chicken Breast 1 Med. Sweet Onion – sliced length ways […]

 
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