Time to wash the green off your deck and your crew, the first event of the 2013 sailing season is right around the corner.
The Northwest Maritime Center & Wooden Boat Foundation, in conjunction with the Port Townsend Sailing Association, present the 22nd Annual Shipwright’s Regatta!
Door Prizes! Perpetual Awards! Chance [...]
HMS BOUNTY, lost along with two crew including Captain Robin Walbridge in Hurricane Sandy.
From Jake Beattie, Executive Director of the Northwest Maritime Center.
The Bounty that sank on Monday was my first ship. In ’98 and ’99 I was a $50-a-week deckhand turned engineer, turned first mate. I was the last First Mate before the Bounty left Fall River, and the last time the Bounty tried to sink off of Hatteras, I was in the engine room up to my chest in bilge water, rebuilding pumps to buy us time until the Coast Guard arrived. We were luckier that day.
continue reading » Farewell, HMS Bounty: A Letter from the NWMC Executive Director
Thought you would want to know about this fun dinner!
The 3rd Annual Harvest of the Sea Dinner is taking place Thursday, November 8 at NWMC. It is a fund-raiser to support the longboat team from Mar Vista High School (Bravo Team) taking place from 5:30-8:30PM. The tickets are $30 and children 12 and under are free. The students [...]
June 1-3, 2012
Port Townsend’s 29th Annual Classic Mariner’s Regatta for wooden boats of all designs
Hosted by the Wooden Boat Foundation www.woodenboat.org
This event is for WOODEN boats only. Wooden motor boats are welcome to come and participate in the event as a spectator fleet. See below for moorage option.
Come one come all to the Cap’n Fatty Happy Hour Sunday March 18th, 3 to 5 pm, at the NorthWest Maritime Center
Cap'n Fatty hams it up with some friends on Niuatoputapu, an island in Tonga. Photos courtesy of Cap'n Fatty Goodlander
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