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View of Lake Union from the clouds – Lotus is in the upper right corner of the lake. Awesome!  Credit Seattle Times

 

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Our berth on the lakeside of the MOHAI. Center for Wooden Boats is just to the left.

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The saloon – The place everyone wants to be. Can we get you a cup of tea?

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Settee in the saloon.
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Galley – starboard
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Galley – looking aft

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Galley – looking aft

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Bunk rooms # 5 & # 6 – cozy & bunks are long.

There are two of this style stateroom.

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Queen Stateroom #3 & #4

There are two of this style stateroom.

 

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Master Stateroom #1 – with lovely private bath -full size clawfoot tub , corner sink ,etc just out of site on left. Writing desk under window on port, full length window seat on starboard.

 

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View from Queen Stateroom #2 – curved staircase up to pilot house from passage way that runs left to right outside this door. Passage way  terminates at Master Stateroom (to the right of this photo)

 

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Main Bath – shared by Queens and Bunks – though all staterooms have their own sinks.

 

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Pilot House

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Pilot house in the evening – 16 windows make for a great view!

 

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Looking aft –  boat deck – from  pilot house.

 

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Morning Tea on the Boat Deck in the shelter of the Pilot House.

 

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Summer anchorage at Eagle Harbor – we leave Seattle for a week or two in the summer to visit other ports. Come meet us there and stay aboard.

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a gathering aboard
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A rollicking good party – with a half dozen fiddles!

 

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Happy Birthday Party!
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Ladies Overnight Tea Party!
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Our Darling Alice – the original owner’s youngest grandaughter – loves to cruise with us. And, the stories she tells!!!
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Oh we do treat ourselves well!

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On the way to Olympia and Tacoma last summer
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Winter on the Lake

Our new video by Vaun Raymond

Take a wonderful spin out on the water with Lotus courtesy of  The Students & Faculty of The Art Institute of Seattle – Summer Studio Class 2014.

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