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Spring is just around the corner! Boaters, Try This Recipe! Sweet Corn Risotto By: Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter

You can take the girl out of Iowa but come late July I find myself ready for some good ole Iowa Sweet Corn.  Fortunately corn is a great accompaniment to Alaskan seafood so it is easy to incorporate into our […]

 
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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Wrapup, 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil

This Sunday marked the end of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, as the roughly two weeks of the world’s largest winter sports competition came to a close. As with every Olympics, dreams were achieved, tears were shed, and just about […]

 
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Happy Valentines Day! The Day of Romance, Flowers, Cards, Candy, Gifts – Who’s your special Valentine?

Happy Valentines Day Love Birds Yachting!  Happy Valentines Day! Each year on February 14th, many men and women exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.” The day of romance we call Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian […]

 
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Seattle Seahawks Blow Away Broncos 43-8 – Super Bowl Victory 2014 Champs! # 12 Man NW Loud & Proud Support!

Another Super Bowl Sunday has come and passed, and the Seattle Seahawks have finally come out on top. Perhaps 2006 was just a warm-up. Of course, as any of the roughly 117 million folks who tuned into the game will […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe By: Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto Turkey Meatballs & Sautéed Mushrooms Topped with Fresh Mozzarella, Parmesan & Fresh Basil

Chef Alisa, of Viaggio Yacht Charter:  I am fortunate that I get to travel a bit for work, and feel even more blessed when I find myself down in the Bahamas during one of the worst storms on record throughout […]

 
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Seattle Boat Show, Indoor at Century Link and Afloat on Lake Union, Superbowl Sunday Feb. 2nd Shuts Down Seattle Boat Show Early!

Super Bowl XLVIII pits the Broncos’ explosive offense against a marauding Seahawks defense.   It was just announced that the Seattle Boat Show will shut down early this year.   Since Superbowl Sunday lands on the last day of the […]

 
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NW Stormy Weather – Seattle, Anacortes, Bellingham…. to the Port of Dutch Harbor, City of Unalaska AK

WINTER WEATHER REPORT – Salty Dog Boating News Harbor Quotes From:  The Lower 48 to the Port of Dutch Harbor, City of Unalaska AK NW Waterfront Salty Sea Gal! Ballard Mill Marina – Seattle, WA “It’s really great weather for […]

 
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Seattle Boat Show, Jan. 24 – Feb. 2, 2014, Century Link Field & Lake Union

Seattle Boat Show, Century Link & Lake Union 2014 The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, January 24 – February 2, 2014, is the West Coast’s Largest Boat Show featuring more than 1,000 recreational watercraft, seminars and the latest accessories […]

 
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Seattle Seahawks & New Orleans Saints, # 12 Seattle FAN! Winning Team – Go Hawks!

Seattle Seahawks, Win against New Orleans Saints – Go Hawks & 12 Fan! Seattle Seahawks win against New Orleans Saints this past Sunday, January 12, 2014.  The Pacific Northwest Fans are known for this ‘loudness factor’ – the economic impact […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Spiced Pumpkin, Pecan, and Bing Cherry Torta

This a quick and easy appetizer that can be thrown together in about 20 minutes, and can be made up to a week ahead of time. It is easy to assemble and has an elegant appearance that lead your guests […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Dungeness Crab, Grapefruit, and Tarragon Salad

Thanksgiving is past and Christmas and New Years are quickly approaching. It is a time of year that is filled with an abundance of food, drink, family and friends! More often than not, the food is sweet, rich, and decadent […]

 
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2014 Website Development, Make your business known in the Puget Sound, Alaska & Nation Wide in the USA and beyond!

Salty Dog Boating News – Maritime Marketing & PR  Naknek Sea Gal – Maritime Marketing Specialist Salty Dog Boating News – Maritime Marketing & PR "It takes a seasoned boater to know how to market to boaters!" Commercial – Pleasure […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter SE AK! Cranberry-Chipotle BBQ Sauce, Enjoy Tiz the Season in the USA and Beyond…

I left Nashville and flew into Iowa to be with my family for thanksgiving.  My brother and his family drove in from Texas, and my sister and her family were in from Wisconsin.  It is not often these days that […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Apple, Cinnamon, and Prosciutto Waffles served with Caramelized Apple-Rum glaze and Crispy Prosciutto

This year I was fortunate enough to spend Christmas in the Seattle area. I went over to my Aunt and Uncle’s for a few days where we over indulged in food and wine! Christmas morning my Uncle had decided we […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter, NW & SE AK Pros! Mexican Vegetable Soup with Chicken Sausage

As the temperature starts to drop and the holidays approach I find myself making a bunch of soups.  They are quick, easy, and you can utilize whatever you have on hand.   This soup came about on our last charter […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Alisa, Salty Dog Rally ALASKA Lead Boat – Viaggio Yacht Charter! Try this: Cranberry/Apple/Walnut Sauce

November is here and that means one thing: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday which is probably no surprise considering it focuses on great food, wine and most importantly good company!  Over the years I have come across […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter now in Seattle WA, back from a summer in SE AK: Italian Herb Salt Roasted Potatoes

Coming into the holiday season I like to get a jump ahead and make a few pantry staples to have on hand to dress up a meal on a moments notice.  Flavored salts are a quick and easy way to […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa, of Viaggio Yacht Charter! Oven Roasted Vegetables

As the holidays approach I start to think about side dishes for holiday dinners. This is an easy crowd pleasing way to prepare vegetables! Every time I make these roasted vegetables at least one person tells me they are the […]

 
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Fall Boaters – Use Your Sea Legs, Try This Recipe by: Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter, Blue Cheese Horseradish Butter

VIAGGIO is back cruising the seas of the San Juan Islands. We pushed the start date back by a couple days due to 25+ knot winds, which was definitely the right call because today we picked up our guests in […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter! Thai Curried Salmon Soup

As fall starts to set in, soup finds its way on to the menu with greater frequency. After a successful summer in Alaska, we have an abundance of salmon on board and I am always looking for a new way […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Smoked Salmon Frittata, By Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter

After 10 great days of fishing, Trig and I found ourselves with an abundance of Salmon and a shortage of freezer space. Smoked Salmon was the obvious answer. Luckily we were still in Klawock and our friends have a great […]

 
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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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