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 […]