Farewell, HMS Bounty: A Letter from the NWMC Executive Director

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 […]

Sea Harvest Dinner-a good dinner for a good cause

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 […]


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.

Schedule: Friday […]

Tales of Life at Sea with Cap’n Fatty

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

Hear stories from this highly entertaining author, NPR commentator and Cruising World […]