Cruise season in the San Juan Islands opens April 28-29, 2012 at the Bellingham Bay Rendezvous. Charter vessels from throughout the Salish Sea travel to Bellingham for this two-day celebration to show off their boats and honor maritime history at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal (355 Harris Ave),which also hosts the Alaska Ferry.
tickets on sale now for sunset sail and schooner race
Sunset Cruise – Saturday April 28 from 6-9pm is your chance to cruise Bellingham Bay aboard your choice of participating boats at the Bellingham Bay Rendezvous. Tickets on one of this historic boats are $39 and include a boxed dinner. For a relaxing family cruise choose the Victoria Star for only $29 adults/$15 kids (age 3-17) and also includes a boxed dinner.
Schooner Race! Sunday April 29 from 1-4pm – Be a part of the action by reserving your space on one of the participating schooners (Zodiac, Spike Africa, Dirigo II, Mycia or Suva) that will be racing in Bellingham Bay or on either the M/V David B or Victoria Star which will be course markers for the race. Tickets for the Victoria Star are $15 adults/$7 kids age 3-17. All other boats tickets are $25
Tickets are available by calling San Juan Cruises at 360-738-8099
Lots to See and Do at the 2nd Bellingham Bay Rendezvous
- Boat Show of historic wooden schooners and small ship cruise vessels,
- Sunset Sail on Bellingham Bay – Saturday April 28 – 6-9pm
- Schooner races – Sunday April 29 – 1-4pm
- Antique marine engine demonstrations,
- Kids activities – build a wooden boat,
- Arts and Crafts Vendors,
- Food booths
- Dirty Dan Days at the Fairhaven Village Green – Sunday April 29
Coordination of the Bellingham Bay Rendezvous is a partnership between numerous organizations, including the Bellingham Bay Rendezvous Committee, Port of Bellingham and Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism. For more information visit www.facebook.com/BBRendezvous.