A Dusting of Snow over the Olympics

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Killer Whale Sunset

We spied whales heading south between Blake Island and Lincoln Park. Two lucky boaters got an extra close up view.

Puget Sound Whales off West Seattle
Whales off West Seattle

Viking Tug invades Puget Sound…response is swift!


The Sweedish super tug, Tor Viking II was spotted sailing north past Blake Island… 


when out of no where, the flat-top USS John C Stennis and a fleet of WA State ferries was on it's tail!!!


Never a dull moment covering Beach Drive.

Scupper, reporting for Beach Drive Blog


Aiviq: Monster Arctic ice buster spotted heading south…

Every now & then an unusual vessel will cross our waters and warrant some BDB research! A spokesman from the ship's builder mentions that this $200 mil giant ice breaker recently built in Louisiana and commissioned by Shell Oil is considered… 

 "the largest vessel ever built by Chouest, and will be among the most advanced and powerful, non-military icebreakers on the waters."

I suddenly have "bigger boat" envy!


Scupper,  for Beach Drive Blog