Andrews Bay Anchorage
Address: 5902 Lake Washington Blvd S > directions
Information: (206) 684-4396
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ABOUT THE ANCHORAGE
- Short term anchorage is approved in Andrews Bay on Lake Washington
under City of Seattle Ordinance Number 118570/SMC 16.40.030 (F) passed
into law May 1997.
- The approved area is defined by two buoys marked with "A"
indicating the northwest and southwest corners of the anchorage zone.
Shore markers note the northeast and southeast corners. Anchorage
is limited ONLY to this area.
- A 72 hour maximum stay within any seven day period is permitted.
- Be a good boater. Maintain the high standards expected of the captain,
crew and guests.
- Educate others…talk with other boaters who may be new to Andrews
Bay or appear to be unaware of the rules.
- Be aware of the rules about noise, speed, pollution and environmental
- Do NOT dump anything overboard, especially sewage, whether treated
or not… whether legal or not.
- Stow it, Don’t throw it. Help reduce litter and garbage in the waterways
that affects enjoyment and may harm the environment.
- Slow down when approaching the bay. Notice the "no-wake zone"
markers. Heavy wakes can cause damage to the shoreline and affect
boats already anchored.
- Respect the environment. Seward Park, is maintained as an environmental
education center with restoration projects underway to re-establish
BOATS & SEWARD PARK
Seward Park is located on the eastern shore of the Andrews Bay anchorage
area. Bailey Peninsula comprises a large portion of the park, along with
picnic areas, tennis courts, swimming beach, art studio and environmental
Seward Park is maintained as an environmental treasurer with public
and private efforts underway to restore habitat, protect wildlife and
encourage nature to flourish within a large city.
In the interest of protecting the environmentally sensitive areas,
on-shore landing of small powerboats is permitted ONLY at two sites
that are marked on the map:
- Less than 10 hp or non-motorize: South of the anchorage
area, 100 yards north of the Seward Park Art Studio. It is round 2"
river rock on this shoreline.
- No horsepower restriction or non-motorized: West of the
anchorage area at the Ferdinand Street hand-carry boat launch.
Boats are not permitted within 100 yards of the Rev.
Murphy fishing pier (northeast corner of the anchorage area) or 100
yards from the Seward Park swimming beach.
Seattle Parks and Recreation welcomes your use of Seward
Park. To make your visit more enjoyable, be aware of the law. A few
of the more common problems:
- Dogs must be on a leash and owner must scoop the poop.
- Do not pick flowers, damage plants or tie your boat to a tree, or
any plant material.
- No alcohol is permitted on Park property.
- The park is closed to visitors from 11:30 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Lakewood Moorage, which is located northwest of anchorage
area, has a
small store with marine supplies and snacks.
Telephone (206) 722-3887
OTHER ANCHORAGE AREAS
Anchorage in Andrews Bay is restricted to the designated anchorage zone
only. Several other legal anchorages or transient moorage areas are found
on Lake Washington:
- Coulon Park in Renton
- Cozy Cove
- Juanita Bay
- Kirkland Marina
- Meydenbauer Bay
- Yarrow Bay
August 8, 2008