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Our Vision

Gain meaningful public access to the waterways of Fidalgo Island by creation of a usable, multipurpose small boat center to enable the on-water launch and use of small boats.

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Annual Event Brings Small Boat Enthusiasts Together

Mark your calendars for May 20, 2017 to attend the 4th annual Pull and Be Damned Messabout at Seafarer's Park, Anacortes (10:00 am to 4:00 pm). This event is an opportunity for small boat enthusiasts to gather, share and have fun on the water. Bring your own boat if you have one. Come see all sorts of small craft and meet their owners. Vessels attending will include gigs, whitehalls, kayaks, skin-on-frame boats, various sailing craft and more! Anacortes Small Boat Center (ASBC), Port of Anacortes, The Old Anacortes Rowing and Sailing Society (OARSS), Hole in the Wall Paddling Club, Traditional Small Craft Association and Fiberglass Supply and others sponsor this event. 

There will be a potluck lunch at 12:30 in the Seafarer’s building. Barbecues will be provided for grilling. Activities include demonstrations, fun and games. There is no cost for this event. Come enjoy the Anacortes waterfront.

"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."   ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

Join Us

The ASBC Meets the 1st Tuesday of the Month at 6:30pm – Location – Anacortes Yacht Club

Individual membership $25 per calendar year. Fill out the Membership Form and mail to:
     ASBC
     PO Box 2164
     Anacortes, WA 98221

Or pay by credit card or bank transfer with PayPal. You can use the "Donate" button below to pay your yard and dock fees.

Members may qualify for discounted access to the PQ Dock hoist (contact Yard Master Kevin Pratt at 208-661-0916).

Complimentary organizational membership is extended to organizations aligned with ASBC’s purpose who contribute to ASBC with board membership, volunteer time, and financial and other support.

All contributions help ASBC pursue its goal of enhanced public water access for small boats, including a permanent building for use by the small-boat community on Fidalgo Island.

Click here to find out more about the Fundraising for Anacortes Sailing Program