Do you have a Shipwrights’ Regatta trophy from last year?

If so, please let Robin Mills (, the new program director at the Northwest Maritime Center, know. She is collecting them so they can be given to the winners of this year’s event. Here are the trophies that Robin is looking for:

TAKU AWARD: First wooden boat across the START line PEG LEG: First boat […]

Shipwrights’ Regatta this Saturday – 2/25/2017

Shipwrights Regatta 2016


The first race of the new year will, as usual, be the Shipwrights’ Regatta. Co-sponsored by PTSA and the Northwest Maritime Center this is always one of the funnest events of the year. Boats of all types of construction are welcome. There will be prizes, perpetual awards, and two free […]

Racing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (June 3rd, 4th, 5th, 2016)

The PTSA summer Catspaw series starts this Friday June 2nd. The race begins at 6pm.

On Saturday and Sunday racing in the Northwest Maritime Center Classic Mariners Regatta gets underway at noon each day. There are several social events associated with the regatta. See all the details about signup, skippers meeting and parties at the […]

The NW Maritime Center Navigator Brunch

The Northwest Maritime Center is one of the key partners of the Port Townsend Sailing Association. The Maritime Center promotes racing on the Bay, and now with R2AK out of the Bay racing as well. Without their facilities the parties, seminars, and skippers meetings of the PTSA wouldn’t be the same.

The Navigator Brunch The […]

Don’t Miss Classic Mariners’ Regatta This Weekend

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The CMR is Jun 5 th, 6th, & 7th. Classic, traditional and historic boats of all description come from all around the region for this event. Unfortunately, On-line Details have been eclipsed on the WBF and NWMC websites by the R2AK and the Wooden Boat Festival. CMR details can be found […]

Pocket Yacht Palooza PT, July 19-20

Pocket Yacht Palooza, NW Maritime Center, July 19-20

The Puget Sound area, and Port Townsend in particular, is at the epicenter of a global downsizing trend in boats, leading the way with smaller-boat designs, boatbuilding workshops, small-boat publications and events such as this weekend’s third annual Pocket Yacht Palooza, a free showing of more […]

Anchor Believed From 1792 Vancouver Expedition Arrives in PT

By Joe Smillie Peninsula Daily News

PORT TOWNSEND –– An anchor found six years ago by Port Angeles diver Doug Monk is being held in water at the Northwest Maritime Center as it awaits a trip to Texas to see whether it was from one of the earliest ships to sail in the Pacific […]

Linda Newland’s Remarkable Sailing Career, Wooden Boat Wednesday

Don’t want to miss this edition of Wooden Boat Wednesday at the Northwest Maritime Center. From the Port Townsend Leader.

Linda changing head sails on a solo sailing adventure

Ten Japanese sailors and one American woman, Linda Weber-Rettie (now Newland) sailed non-stop from San Francisco to Kobe, Japan in June, 1981. Linda finished sixth […]

Shipwrights Regatta this Saturday

Shipwrights’ Regatta – February 23, 2013

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 to […]