Bellingham Bay Welcomes the Zodiac
It was also the welcome celebration for the 127-ft schooner Zodiac to its new homeport of Bellingham, Wash. Previously it called Lake Union in Seattle home. The Zodiac is a gaff-rigged schooner and a Coast Guard certified tall ship. It was built in 1924 as a private yacht for the Johnson & Johnson heirs and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It's main mast is over twelve stories high and the Zodiac has the largest working mainsail on the north coast.