David G. Sellars

ON THE WATERFRONT: Sequim yacht club sails for a cause

A regatta will be held Saturday in support of Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Cape Flattery buoy dropped off in Port Angeles

Also, the scuttlebutt on the collision between a ballistic-missile submarine and Navy Offshore Support Vessel.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Log shipments to China prompt queries

Whenever I mention log ships and China, I seem to field quite a few phone calls and emails from thosewho are of the opinion that this is an example of jobs being exported from the United States.

DAVID G. SELLARS’ ON THE WATERFRONT COLUMN: Project takes hold in industrial park

ON JULY 23, the 616-foot cargo ship Alaska moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3. This is the third time this year the… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Remembering Capt. Bill Larson, a maritime stalwart

In the early morning hours of July 5, the Port Angeles waterfront lost a stalwart when we learned of the death of Capt. Bill Larson.… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS’ ON THE WATERFRONT COLUMN: Plenty of boats to behold in Port Angeles

LAST SUNDAY NIGHT, the Holland America cruise ship MS Maasdam, while underway to Alaska, pulled into Port Angeles Harbor. I surmise either a passenger or… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS’ ON THE WATERFRONT COLUMN: Hodgepodge of ships crowd Port Angeles Harbor

ON THURSDAY, THE cargo ship Alaska moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a load of logs for export to… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Loss of cargo ship a reminder of the perils of open ocean

THE LOSS OF El Faro, a 736-foot cargo ship on the eastern seaboard in the throes of hurricane Joaquin, has been called by some as… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: It’s back to the Bering Sea for trawler out of Neah Bay

Recently, Alyeska, a 111-foot midwater trawler that hails from Neah Bay, pulled into the Port Angeles Boat Haven for a load of diesel fuel prior… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Mariners rushed to rescue amid 9/11 attacks

Last Friday was the 14th anniversary of 9/11. Most of us remember how the citizenry came together to give aid and comfort to one another… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Pegasus Voyager departs Port Angeles terminal for California

Last Tuesday morning, Pegasus Voyager, the 904-foot-long oil tanker that is operated by Chevron Shipping Co. as a lightering vessel along the California coast, left… Continue reading

DAVID SELLARS ‘ON THE WATERFRONT’ — Oil spill exercises; wooden boats; harbor watch

EDITOR'S NOTE — See related story today, "SOLD! Westport buys former Port Angeles Walmart building; site will house shipyard's cabinet shop" — http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20150816/NEWS/308169970 MANY FAITHFUL… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Navy barge refurbished in Port Angeles yard looks new [GALLERY]

Platypus Marine relaunched the Navy barge YFN 1217. She had been stowed on the hard at the Port Angeles full-service shipyard, steel-boat manufacturer and yacht-repair… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: A true classic getting loving restoration in Port Townsend

There’s nothing like seeing a classic under restoration. I ventured to Port Townsend last week and spent time with Pete Leenhouts, a former executive director… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Big tank barge gets a Port Angeles cleaning

Dbl 77, a 336-foot oceangoing tank barge, moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 on Monday. I’m told personnel cleaned the barge’s storage… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Chevron tanker in Port Angeles for topside repair

WATER-WATCHERS IN PORT Angeles Harbor have noticed a big visitor tied up at Port of Port Angeles' Terminal 1 North pier for the past week… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Ship loading 5.5 million board feet of logs bound for China

It was very early Thursday morning when Global Gold, a 580-foot bulk cargo ship moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Big marine swap meet and scuttlebutt for boaters coming up

One of the North Olympic Peninsula's most popular events for boaters takes place this coming Saturday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. when… Continue reading

Coast Guard introduces free smartphone app for mariners. And other North Olympic Peninsula waterfront items (** UPDATED WITH APP DOWNLOAD INFO ** )

EDITOR'S NOTE: The app is labeled as “United States Coast Guard.” For more information and to download the Coast Guard's boating safety app, go to… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT WITH DAVID G. SELLARS: Coast Guard introduces free smartphone app for mariners. And other North Olympic Peninsula waterfront items (** UPDATED WITH APP DOWNLOAD INFO ** )

EDITOR'S NOTE: The app is labeled as “United States Coast Guard.” For more information and to download the Coast Guard's boating safety app, go to… Continue reading