Category Archives: General

The Origins of the de Havilland Beaver

Known to some as the Harley Davidson of the sky, the de Havilland Beaver’s squat-nosed appearance has a rugged handsomeness. With its pug-nosed fuselage and no-nonsense radial engine, this is a go anywhere machine. In fact, unlike the majority of fixed-wing aircraft, the Beaver can get out of pretty much any situation it can get […]

$20 Seaplane Flights to Seattle

As familiar as most of you may be with Kenmore Air, you probably don’t know about our hopscotch flights. I didn’t and I’ve been here for over two years! But you should because they’re amazing.   What is a hopscotch flight? A hopscotch flight is a positioning flight. In Seattle, we have two seaplane terminals. One […]

7 Rock Star Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you prepared? Whether you want to spend some quality time with dad or give him something he’ll use for years to come, we have your covered.   Put a Fishing Trip on the Books Get out of town for some quality time with dad. Take him on […]

The Insides of a Kenmore Air Pilot’s Bag

When your office floats on the water and flies through the air, you need to be prepared for what the day is going to bring. You’re as likely to end up in Desolation Sound as you are to spend the afternoon soaring over Seattle. With so many potential destinations, a seasoned pilot knows a few […]

WaterWorks Gallery Turns 30

For 30 years, Ruth Offen’s Friday Harbor gallery has been showcasing the region’s best artists in a fun, accessible environment. In 1985, Ruth Offen said goodbye to San Francisco’s fast paced city life. Leaving her big city gallery job, she moved to a place where people lived a bit slower. She came to San Juan […]