Puget Sound Grand Banks Rendezvous (part 2)

More from the Grand Banks Rendezvous. While many of the photos make it look a bit dark and gloomy in Roche Harbor, the weather was actually pretty nice. No need for a jacket most of the time. I am happy as long it is not wet.

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Roche Harbor is a great setting for the rendezvous. The grounds are beautiful this time of year.

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We toured a few boats and a number of folks visited us. We showed off some of the fancy things we have done to the boat. The most popular addition seemed to be the rear facing camera we have on the mast. I posted something about this in the past. Here’s the link to that post. http://blog.mvarchimedes.com/2013/06/keeping-an-eye-on-things/

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The cooking demonstration was sold out again this year.

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Chef Bill Shaw from Roche Harbor showed us a couple of ways to prepare some Northwest fare. The rendezvous theme was the Salish Sea so that was the focus of the demonstration. Clams and mussels, halibut, and fresh fruit. Accompanied by wine and champagne (for us to drink). How can that be bad?

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Kim like the Parmesan crusted halibut. So did I.

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The rendezvous ended Saturday night with a great dinner. First up, refreshments and hor d’oeuvres.

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A big line for the buffet. There were over 200 of us.

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Clams, mussels, salmon, and lamb were on the menu. A desert of creme brulee ended the evening.

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And that ends the rendezvous for this year.

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We’ve met a number of nice folks at the rendezvous. We hope to cross paths with them out on the water somewhere before the next rendezvous.

Back to Seattle in the morning.