What have Russian sailors, a sailing ship and the space race have in common?

August 10th, 2011 I was taking a walk through the Seattle Centre today when I was surprised to see three Russian sailors sightseeing in full navy uniform (very distinctive especially their caps)! Upon further investigation it turns out that the Russian Federal Agency for Fisheries sailing training ship Pallada was in town. I had heard nothing about this…

Seafair……Seattle’s festival of ships, hyperboats and aircraft!

August 2nd to 5th, 2011 Seafair Fleet Week What an awesome week! Navy ships sailing about the bay, tours on the ships, climbing about armoured vehicles and helicopters, whilst historic and current military aircraft flying overhead, never a dull moment! A true “boys own adventure” week for sure! The first day involved watching some of the…