Welcome

April 21st, 2014 Comments off
Our sail co-op is worker-owned!

Working in harmony

with Nature’s gifts of wind and tide,
transporting our local goods

Pre-2014 Season

Accomplishments:

  • Creation of recreational sailboat acting as commercial insurance policy, including cargo coverage.
  • Regulatory compliance with Coast Guard regulations and creation of permanent liaison with the USCG 13th District.
  • Partnership with Pacific Northwest yacht designer Bob Perry, for the design of S/V Mercury, our planned sail cargo boat.
  • Co-op membership application
  • Skipper’s manual and route guidelines
  • Prototype build of the scalable, open source Open Food Hub online marketplace
  • Our first sail transport contract with local merchant (to be formally announced)

Upcoming meetings

Wednesday evening, April 30th, 6 – 8 pm, Ballard Coffee Works Community Room

  • SAVE THE DATE for SEASON KICK OFF: Saturday afternoon, May 10th, 1 – 3 pm, Ballard Library Main Conference Room

    Join us for snacks, coffee, tea and drinks. Agenda TBD, your feedback welcomed.

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Our Facebook page, updated weekly, is the easiest way to get updates on your neighborhood sailors. We’ve set it to “public” so you don’t need a Facebook account–any ol’ browser should do. Thanks for visiting and your interest in small-scale community sail transport!

We support Initiative 522!

Aargh, ye scalliwags! Don’t be goin’ about messing with our CSA vegetables or other food!

Contact Us

“They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters…”
Psalms, 107:23-30, KJV

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