The Pacific Northwest boasts some of the most spectacular cruising grounds in the world. From the Salish Sea up the Inside Passage to Alaska, cruising these beautiful waterways is truly an unforgettable experience.
Ballard Maritime History
Settled by Scandinavian fishermen, Ballard remains home to the thriving North Pacific fishing fleet. These fishing vessels represent the diversity of our fishing industry, operating in some of the most demanding conditions at sea while catching halibut, crab, salmon, and more. To service these fishing vessels, Ballard has the largest concentration of marine repair facilities and manpower in the United States.