Fabulous 110′ Boat Slip in Anacortes’ Fidalgo Marina


Fidalgo Marina in Anacortes is the premier marina in Washington, located just 70 miles from Seattle with quick access to all that the San Juan Islands have to offer!

This 110′ boat slip is located at 3101 V Place, #32 (MLS 1168458) and is listed for $400,000.

Fidalgo Marina

Amenities of Fidalgo Marina include: individual storage facility, secured parking, pump out, 50 amp 240v power, phone, cable service. secured gate dock and internet. The large, clean 2 story club house features a full kitchen, fireplace, meeting room, steam room, laundry, library, and deck.

View of Marina

There are only a few slips of this size in the Northwest!

Contact Anacortes-based Jean Groesbeck & Assoc. LLC, Licensed under Coldwell Banker Bain, for more information about this property, or for any of your real estate needs.  Team Groesbeck can be reached daily at (360) 941-3734 or at Jean@JeanGroesbeck.com.

Free Anacortes Boat Show

The 16th annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show will be held March 23rd-25th at the Anacortes Waterfront!  Last year’s show was lots of fun and this year’s show is set to be even better!

Cap Sante Anacortes

Cap Sante Boat Haven in Anacortes, WA

The Anacortes Cap Sante Boat Haven, located at 1019 Q Avenue, will be host to more than 75 boats, new and pre-owned ranging up to 65 feet!   Vendors participating in the The Anacortes Spring Boat Show will be located under the big white tent so come and shop for marine electronics, rigging, and marine services.

What makes this show so special other than it is in our georgeous city?  The Anaocortes Boat Show is FREE!  Free parking and free admission!

Lock Closure- Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

There will be an 8 hour lock closure on Wednesday, July 13th 2011, and a possible 2 hour lock closure on Thursday, July 14th, 2011.

Both the large lock and small lock will be closed from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM, for an inspection of the Adult Salmon Exclusion Structure. There will be divers in the water during this time period, preventing lock operations. The only exception will be for emergency vessels on an emergency call.

After 1:00 PM on July 13th, only the large lock will be closed to do a repair near the middle gates.  If the repair  is not completed by 4:00 PM, the large lock will re-open,  and repairs will be finished early on the morning of July 14th.

The Small Lock will be operating as normal by 1:00 PM, on the 13th and throughout the 14th.

Any questions should be referred to David Carpenter, Navigation Supervisor 206-789-2622 ext.202/ Cell 206-399-0159, or the Lockmaster on duty, 206-783-7000.

To learn more about the Anacortes marinas and boating facilities, or perhaps, a home with a dock, contact one of the experienced REALTORS at Coldwell Banker Island Living  in Anacortes.


Anacortes is thrilled to be able to host Trawler Fest for the fourth year!

Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes is hosting Trawler Fest, a combination boat show, rendezvous and educational offering expected to draw about 2,500 trawler enthusiasts from around the United States and countries as far away as Europe. About 70 new and used boats will be on display, ranging in price from about $60,000 up to $4 million.

Many familiar brands will be represented, such as Ranger Tugs, Nordhaven, Grand Banks and Kadey-Krogen, among others. The new Maine Cat P-47 will make its debut at the show, and other notable boats include a new Camano 31.

“There’s something for everybody,” said Will Carlsen, exhibitor sales director. “We really have boats that fit anybody’s budget.”

Passage Maker University” will offer all-day seminars on diesel engine maintenance, boat handling for women, boat systems and couples cruising. Most spots are already filled, which Carlsen sees as a sign that boaters have weathered the recession and are ready to get out on the water again.

Here are some of the other activities that Passage Maker U will be offering: (For updates check the Trawler Fest Website under the Anacortes Location).  http://www.passagemaker.com/events-series/anacortes

Thursday, May 10

Learn how to select the right life raft and how to prepare an abandon-ship bag. Attendees also will see a life raft-inflation demonstration.


Get to know your fellow lady cruisers at this informal roundtable discussion.

Step aboard with Steve and gain valuable insight into trouble-shooting techniques, maintenance routines, and more. Questions are welcome. (This activity is limited to 15 people; sign-up at the registration office.).

Friday, May 11

Watch heavy line tosses from the bulkhead and learn what equipment you need to prepare for MOB and other emergency situations. A life sling demonstration also will be included.

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

VOYAGING UNDER POWER, 4TH EDITION – DENIS UMSTOT Learn critical technical information about vessel stability in extreme sea conditions; information that every boat owner should know. It will also review the methods of stabilization to prevent rolling, including paravanes, active fins, anti-roll tanks, gyros, sails, and bilge keels.

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Explore the spectrum of products currently available – what they are; how they function; registration; testing; batteries; mounting; deployment; and who will come if activated – the ins and outs of the Search and Rescue process worldwide.

Saturday, May 12
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Join Capt. Chris Caldwell on the docks and try your hand at a skill that could save a life if a loved one falls overboard.

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Join the discussion of all things cruising: from outfitting, crossing the border, preparing a boat, weather, and information resources. Bring your questions!

Step aboard with Steve and gain valuable insight into trouble-shooting techniques, maintenance routines, and more. Questions are welcome. (This activity is limited to 15 people; sign-up at the registration office.).

While we consider this schedule to be final, dates and times are subject to change.


“I think people are excited to go cruising again,” he said. “It’s been tough with the economy, but I think people are tired of waiting and are ready to take off and go up to Alaska and pursue the dream.”

Cap Sante Boat Havenwill host the show boats daily, exhibitor booths, and activities.  Visit the Hospitality Tent for lunch and awards cocktails / hor d’oeuvers.

If you have ever thought about purchasing boat moorage or a home with a dock, call our Coldwell Banker Island Living real estate office and we would be happy to help you with your home search.  Our real estate office in in Anacortes, and our real estate agents are available to help you 7 days a week.

Trawler Fest 2010 in Anacortes

Anacortes, Washington May 20-22, 2010
Cap Sante Boat Haven, Port of Anacortes

Boat show hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Seminars: 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. (Thursday through Saturday)

We are thrilled to announce our third year of the Trawler Festival in Anacortes, Washington! Situated on picturesque Fidalgo Island, the city is the gateway for Washington’s ferry run to the San Juan Islands and Victoria, B.C. Anacortes, commonly referred to as “the drive-to island,” is easily accessible and boasts a beautiful waterfront and marina, a charming downtown center, and a friendly community.

About Anacortes

Anacortes is host to Washington’s largest fishing fleet and home to several prominent marine-related businesses. As you pass through the welcoming arch through downtown Anacortes’ Main Street, you experience the strong nautical flavor and history that this town offers. Boutique shops, eateries, galleries, antique malls, and more flank the tree-lined street. Within walking distance are several parks, theaters, and Cap Sante Boat Haven Marina, the site of the Anacortes Trawler Fest! For travel information, go to Travel Information Page.


For those requiring a hotel room, we have blocked off rooms in several hotels in the Anacortes area. Rooms fill up quickly so act fast! For more information, please go to Anacortes Hotel Accommodations.

The Marina And Coming By Boat

We have reserved slip space at the Cap Sante Boat Haven at the Port of Anacortes for exhibitor and some private boats (priority given to those who sign-up for the three-day package)  Space is limited so we encourage you to register early. For information about the marina, go to: Anacortes Marina Accommodations.


Registration is now open! To ensure full availability and to save money, we encourage you to pre-register via the online registration or by calling the PassageMaker/Trawler Fest office at our toll-free number: 888.487.2953.  ($50 processing fee for event cancellation is nonrefundable.)

Join us in Anacortes in 2010 and experience learning and the fun!

15th Annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show

Boating Season is almost here…Be Ready!

Cap Sante Boat Haven in Anacortes

This weekend in the  Anacortes Spring Boat Show !  The Anacortes Boat Show will take place from March 18 through 21 at Cap Sante Boat Haven.

What makes this show so special other than it is in our georgeous city?  The Anaocortes Boat Show is FREE!  Free parking and free admission!

The Anacortes show  will feature a variety of boats and exhibitors from the area.

Thursday, March 18 through Sunday, March 21. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Cap Sante Boat Haven, 1019 Q. Ave. in downtown Anacortes.  Last year’s Anacortes Spring Boat Show was a huge success!

Anacortes Moorage For Sale

Prior to being known as “A Natural Destination”, Anacortes was known as the gateway to the San Juan Islands as it is a great place to keep your boat in you want to cruise through the San Juan Islands.

Anacortes offers a lot of moorage for boats to lease by the month or year, transient overnight moorage, and also condo moorage which you can purchase.  These are also often called dockominiums.

In years past there have been long waiting lists for boat slips to purchase but we currently have several for sale.

Fidalgo Marina is considered to be one of the best marinas on the west coast and has excellent covered moorage, a full time harbormaster, a large fully equipped club house with a kitchen, sauna, hot tub, and library, laundry facilities, storage lockers, gated parking area, concrete docks, and large cash reserves. 
Anacortes Marina has covered and uncovered slips.  It has ample parking, laundry facilities, full time management staff and easy access to town. 

Skyline Marina is located the closest to the Islands.  Skyline is a large marina with several divisions.  It has laundry facilities, lots of parking, and the marina area has a nice restaurant, store, fuel, and boat launch.  It is also home to several yacht charter companies. We also have several homes listed for sale with docks!  To see the 1 Bedroom Condo listed with a 33.5+/- foot moorage contact Jean.

No matter what your real estate needs are, we have a real estate professional that can help you find the right property.  We are the waterfront experts in Anacortes, La Conner, Shelter Bay, and throughout Western Washington.   If you do not know which island you want to live on, we can help! 

If you are interested in more information you can contact any of the agents listed about at 360.293.4511.

Anacortes Waterfront Home for Lease

Looking to moor your boat right in front of your home?!

Exceptional Waterfront Home with Dock for Lease – Skyline             2306 Dover Drive     Anacortes,WA  98221

This exquisite Skyline waterfront home features a 50+/- ft newer dock complete with gas, power & water.  Nestled on Flounder Bay, enjoy the boating activity while relaxing on the expansive deck right at waters edge, or while soaking in the hot tub.

This gracious home is 2442 sq ft and beautifully appointed with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths on one level.  No joyful feature has been withheld!  From the river rock fireplaces, high beamed ceilings, wall of windows that beckons you out to waters edge  to the true chef’s dream kitchen with slab granite counter tops, cooks island, custom cabinetry, expansive eating bar, Dacor cook top, Electrolux double oven, 2 drawer dishwasher and warming drawer this waterfront sanctuary pens a story of fond memories and celebrations!  

The waterside master bedroom suite features delightful spa-like bath.  All bathrooms feature Nuheat heated floors, and are elegantly appointed. Enjoy a built-in sound system through out the home, or just curl up in front of one of the cozy river rock gas fireplaces and escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  Nestled against a beautiful backdrop of mature manicured grounds this waterfront island retreat is sure to please.

$3,000/month on yearly lease + $5,000 Deposit. No pets/Non-smoking, Credit/History Screening.  Available November 2009

Anacortes TrawlerFest Next Weekend

Don’t miss out on the second annual Anacortes TrawlerFest!  This popular event is orchestrated by PassageMaker magazine.


Although the Festival is a must for boaters, everyone will enjoy the event.  In addition to instructional programs there is a floating boat show and vendor booths.  TrawlerFest was held in Anacortes for the first time in 2008, and because of the success they are returning to Anacortes this year.  Over 1,0000 visitors are expect to attend the Festival!


Most of the activities will be at Cap Sante Haven.

Anacortes Floating Boat Show


Is there a new boat in your future or do you just love looking at boats? Whatever your dreams may be, I invite you to visit Anacortes, WA for the Anacortes Floating Boat Show at Cap Sante Marina March 20-22nd, 2009. 


If you are like me, you are chomping at the bit for boating season. Come experience the Anacortes Floating Boat Show, where there is fun to be had for all. Spring has arrived, it is a beautiful time of year on Fidalgo Island and it’s time to get out on the water!


Whether you are into power or sail, the Anacortes Floating Boat Show has both new and brokerage vessels on display.  Admission is free and of course parking is free in Anacortes. Located just 90 minutes north of Seattle and south of Vancouver, Anacortes is a boater’s paradise!  Boat show hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Friday & Saturday and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday. For more information call 360-299-2526 or visit www.anacortesboatshow.com


Come experience why Anacortes is a great place to buy real estate and a great place to play!  I hope to see you there and when in town, please stop by Coldwell Banker Island Living, your local Anacortes real estate professionals.  We welcome you to our coastal community and look forward to assisting you with all your real estate needs!