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Boats of one size or another draw most first-time visitors to this town on Fidalgo Island, the easternmost of Washington state's San Juan Islands and the only one connected to the mainland by bridge. For some, it's a sailboat or motorboat. For others, it's the jumbo Washington State Ferry they catch here to launch a vacation in those islands or into Canada. It’s the sense of community that makes many stay.