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Fourth on the water

As darkness fell on the water, powerboats full of partiers quieted and sailboat mast lights twinkled, a scene that photographer Ray Pfortner, who captured this photo, called magical.  - Ray Pfortner
As darkness fell on the water, powerboats full of partiers quieted and sailboat mast lights twinkled, a scene that photographer Ray Pfortner, who captured this photo, called magical.
— image credit: Ray Pfortner

Quartermaster Harbor was a busy place this Fourth of July, as boaters from Vashon and surrounding areas dropped anchors in the bay to enjoy the water and watch the annual fireworks display.

The show, sponsored each year by The Hardware Store Restaurant and other donors, went off without a hitch and again drew hundreds of people to watch from the perimeter of the harbor.

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