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Upcoming events

    • 16 Aug 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • Floathaven Seaplane Base

    The Washington Seaplane Pilots Association is hosting a Pop-Up Splash In at the Floathaven Seaplane Base this coming Sunday, August 16, from 11:00AM - 3:00PM. 

    The owners of Floathaven have been busy upgrading the facility including a major dock repair. Floathaven is one of four seaplane bases participating in the WSDOT “Fly Washington – Passport Program”. Bring your WSDOT Passport and get the Floathaven stamp!.

    This is the first of several pop-up splash-outs planned for the balance of the summer. We hope to see many of you at Lake Whatcom on Sunday. 

    • This is a Bring Your Own Picnic Lunch Event.
    • Water and soft drinks provided
    • Use 122.90 on approach and departure from Lake Whatcom.
    • 122.9 will be monitored on the ground to assist incoming aircraft
    • See Goggle Map for docking/beaching locations.
      • Floathaven’s seaplane dock will accommodate 5-6 aircraft
      • Overflow docking just north at Dan Older’s dock. Dan also has several beaching locations and a ramp for flying boats (please coordinate with Don Goodman if you would like to ramp)
    • Observe Invasive Species Guidelines below. Inspect plane before arrival.
    • Fly Quiet. Dial That Prop Back unless you really need all those RPMs.
    • Be Safe and Have Fun.
    • Observe appropriate social distancing protocols.
    • No Registration Required. Just Show up.

    There will certainly be lots of good seaplane chatter. Come & Enjoy.

    There are lots of other seaplane accessible destinations in the area that you might consider working into your plan for the day. Take a look at our Destinations Map by clicking this link. Use caution on bodies of water with low water exposing stumps and snags, in particular Baker Lake if you choose to go there. 

    For more information and images of the destination, click the attached link below.

    Questions: contact Don Goodman, 360-303-7076, donaldjg56@gmail.com

    See you Sunday!

    Lake Whatcom _ Floathaven Seaplane Base Splash In-2.pdf

Past events

05 Jul 2020 WSPA 2020 Seaplane Splash-In at Eagle Nook Resort
21 Feb 2020 WSPA 2020 Grounded Hogs Dinner Gala
30 Oct 2019 WSPA Seaplane Safety Stand-Down
04 Oct 2019 Chelan-"Mahogany & Merlot" Invitational - Cancelled
21 Sep 2019 Joint Splash Out with BCFPA - CANCELLED
14 Sep 2019 Fall DART Exercise
07 Sep 2019 Lake Cushman - CANCELLED
12 Jul 2019 Priest Lake Splash-In
27 Apr 2019 Washington State Disaster Airlift Response Team (DART) Exercise - Kenmore Air
22 Feb 2019 WSPA 2019 Grounded Hogs Dinner
07 Dec 2018 WSPA 2018 Holiday Party on Lake Sammamish
01 Oct 2018 WSPA/SPA October 1-6 Events
29 Sep 2018 Kenmore Open House
08 Sep 2018 WSPA and B.C. Floatplane Association Joint Splash Weekend
13 Jul 2018 2018 Priest Lake Splash In
04 May 2018 Poulsbo Splash Weekend
23 Feb 2018 WSPA 2018 Grounded Hogs Dinner
23 Sep 2017 American Lake W37 Fall Splash In
10 Sep 2017 Lake Whatcom 2017 Splash In
20 Aug 2017 Central Oregon Splash-Out – Total Solar Eclipse 20-22 August 2017
23 Jun 2017 Lakes at Tanglefoot 2017
01 Jun 2017 Idaho: Hill’s Resort Huckleberry Seaplane Splash-in and Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast
13 May 2017 Poulsbo Splash In
24 Feb 2017 WSPA 2017 Grounded Hogs Dinner
10 Dec 2016 WSPA Holiday Party 2016
09 Sep 2016 Priest Lake Tanglefoot SPB Splash In
20 Aug 2016 AOPA Bremerton Fly In
19 Aug 2016 Long Lake Splash-In Camp-In 2016
12 Aug 2016 Sullivan Lake Fly In Splash In
24 Jun 2016 Lake Amphibian Fly-In
18 Jun 2016 Seaplane Preflight Postflight and Base Operations Seminar
15 Jun 2016 100th Anniversary of First Boeing Seaplane Flight
14 May 2016 Kenmore 70th Anniversary Seaplane Fly-In
19 Feb 2016 2016 Grounded Hogs Dinner
18 Nov 2015 WSPA Board Meeting
05 Nov 2015 AOPA 2016 Fly-In Planning
09 Oct 2015 Board Meeting
16 Sep 2015 Board Meeting
11 Sep 2015 Priest Lake Splash In
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