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The Race to Alaska

By Michael Spence


June 19, 2017
Monday PM

Kudos to the Northwest Maritime Center for running its third successful Race to Alaska. Ketchikan has a long and rich maritime heritage and makes an ideal venue for the sport of sailing and the promotion of maritime trades.

Hats off to all the participants in this event!

Michael Spence
Ketchikan, Alaska

About: "Retired marine pilot and longtime sailor"

Received June 16, 2017 - Published June 19, 2017


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