SALISH SUPERYACHTS By Norris Comer
The Northwest is a prime destination and birthplace for some of the world's most impressive and exotic yachts. Like the massive whales that live in and migrate through our waters, super-sized yachts are a part of the nautical tapestry of the area. We dive into why, from the Ice Ages of yore to the local technology investments of the future.
68 NORTHWEST YACHTING || JANUARY 2019
Find a good vantage point and you can spy just about every kind of vessel imaginable on the Salish Sea. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not inconceivable that you could spot a U.S. Coast Guard cutter escorting a nuclear submarine to the Bangor Navy Base and, in the same casual glance, see the wooden tall ship Adventuress under full sail. In this same tableau,