RBAW, NMTA and other coalition members meet with Mayor Harrell for update on preserving critical Seattle Harbor Patrol resources
Click HERE for our last written communication in 2021 - the coalition let the Mayor get settled into his new position and we agreed to follow up this summer.
A New Day for Lakebay Marina - Hillary Franz and Bob Wise visit. Key Peninsula News Article
Who is RBAW, #MindTheZone and RBAW Lobbyist update!!
Watercraft Excise Tax Depreciation Schedule Impact on Vessel Registrations
RBAW will be testifying in a DOR public meeting on Tuesday, 7/19 at 10am, in support of our position that the current depreciation schedule does not accurately represent boat values in out years.
Click HERE to join the public meeting at 10am on 7/19/22
Click HERE to see the DOR response to our petition.
Legislature approves targeting 25 percent of Watercraft Excise Tax funds toward Derelict Vessel Removal Program
A huge thanks to our House and Senate bill sponsors – Rep. Dave Paul (D-Oak Harbor/10th Dist.) and Rep. Dan Griffey (R-Union/35th Dist.) in the House and Sens. Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes/40th Dist.) and Ron Muzzall (R-Island County/10th Dist.). A huge thanks to Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz and the folks at DNR who have partnered so well with us.
Linda Newland - 2022 Leadership in Women's Sailing Award
BoatUS and NWSA honor RBAW's own Secretary - and longtime member, with the annual award recognizing an individual for educating and enriching the lives of women through sailing. Congratulations Linda, so well deserved!