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Booth #931 East Hall

Come by and say AHOY! and hear what we're doing for Recreational Boating

Enter raffle to win FREE GUEST MOORAGE

Elliott Bay Marina

Dock Street Marina - Tacoma

Foss Harbor Marina - Tacoma

We'll draw a winner EVERY DAY of the show!

#MindTheZone Water Safety Campaign

Booth #933 East Hall

Come by and learn about the Seaplane Advisory Buoyon Lake Union each Summer

Congratulations to the

Tyee Yacht Club

selected as RBAW's

Yacht Club of the Year

For their support and commitment to the RBAW mission through Sustaining Membership and Board Volunteerism 

RBAW is proud to lead the #MindTheZone campaign on Lake Union

Raising awareness of the summer seaplane advisory buoys

Power - Sail - Paddle

In place Memorial Day through Labor Day

THANK YOU to all the Lake Users and Businesses that supported our campaign - you made a difference!

See you Summer 2023!

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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.

Who is RBAW?  Read about the RBAW legacy and our passion for recreational boating advocacy, awareness and preserving boating options in NW Yachting Magazine

Watercraft Excise Tax Depreciation Schedule Impact on Vessel Registrations 

RBAW and others testified in a DOR public meeting on Tuesday, 7/19 in support of our position that the current depreciation schedule does not accurately represent boat values in out years.

Click HERE to see the DOR response to our petition.  

Click HERE for more information on the WA State Watercraft Excise Tax

Derelict Vessel Inventory and Funding | WA - DNR

Legislature approves directing 25% of WET funds to Derelict Vessel Removal

A huge thanks to our House and Senate bill sponsors:

Rep. Dave Paul (D-Oak Harbor/10th Dist.) Rep. Dan Griffey (R-Union/35th Dist.)

Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes/40th Dist.)

Ron Muzzall (R-Island County/10th Dist.)

And to Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz and the folks at DNR who have partnered so well with us. Thank you!

DNR Fact Sheet

RBAW Marine Parks Conservancy is a 501c3, donations may be tax deductible!

Please consider donating to our Lakebay Marina renovation  drive - go to the conservancy website or send your tax deductible donations to:

RBAW Marine Parks Conservancy

PO Box 17591

Seattle, WA 98127