An Old Wetsuit Can Help a New Sailor

Sugar Flanagan contacted us to ask if anyone has an old wetsuit or drysuit or dinghy sailing accessorories to donate to the Port Townsend High School Sailing Team.

It looks like we have a bunch of new sailors thinking about joining the sailing team and one of the big hurdles for them is gearing up […]

Strong Start for PT High School Sailing Team

Sugar Flanagan reports in on the PT High School Sailing Team’s season so far. We invite all our readers to join with the Port Townsend Sailing Association and many of our members to support this great program. Donations are accepted through the Northwest Maritime Center.

Jonathan Parent, Chloe Dawson, McKenzie Ginther, Sean Westlund and […]

PTHS Sailing Team Headed to Chicago

A nice note from the PTHSST appeared in today’s email…

Darby Flanagan, Cody Kowalski, McKenzie Ginther, Chloe Dawson, Alethea Westlund and Sean Westlund.

The PTHS Sailing Team is headed to Chicago and the support that we received from sailors, maritime trades, family and friends has made it possible! This weekend’s hot dog fundraiser, sponsored […]

PT Nationals Bound. Needs to Raise Funds ASAP!

Our kids have done a great job this years. Now it’s our turn to step up.

Sorry I have been behind on regatta reports, it’s been crunch time! By virtue of great sailing and pure grit by the kids in what came down to a total nail biter regatta, Port […]

PTHSST Takes Big Bus to Island Cup and Wins

Start 2 at the Island Cup. High School sailing is taking off on the Salish Sea. Photo by Shawn Thomas

Coach Erik Coburn reports on the Sailing Team’s most recent regatta.

Port Townsend High School Sailing Team (PTHSST) extended their regatta winning streak to three at the Island Cup hosted by Friday Harbor High […]

Sailing Team Wins Silverdale Team Racing Regatta

PT High School Sailing Team at the Silverdale team racing regatta. Photo by Erik Coburn

Saturday March 23rd the Port Townsend High School Sailing Team (PTHSST) traveled to mostly sunny Silverdale to a 17 team 2 boats vs 2 boats event. Light winds out of the south were adequate almost all the time and […]

PT Sailing Team Sails To Victory in Seattle

Cody Kowalski and McKenzie Ginther putting the hurt on the fleet with a decisive bullet (the rest of the fleet is out of the picture!). Photo by Erik Coburn

High school sailing has grown so much that the Northwest District ( may be splitting in to two regions. While the PT team […]

PT High School Sails Well at Season Opener

2013 Port Townsend High School Sailing Team

The Port Townsend High School Sailing Team (PTHSST) looked well-prepared for the upcoming rigorous season at last Saturday’s season opener, hosted by Seattle Yacht Club on Portage Bay. The team will compete in at least another eight regattas before the end of the season, and practice at […]

PT’s Eliza Dawson Wins NW High School Singlehanded Championship and Qualifies for Nationals!

PTHSST sailor Eliza Dawson, winner of the NWISA Singlehanded Championship, qualified for Nationals!

Local high school sailor Eliza Dawson won the Northwest District of the Interscholastic Sailing Association (NWISA) Singlehanded District Championship this weekend at the Columbia Gorge qualifying to sail at the High School Singlehanded National Championship, Nov 9-10, in Long Beach California!


PTHSST’s New(to them) FJs

The 2 FJs Friday Harbor just gave PT

Hello All, Here is a photo of the 2 FJs Friday Harbor just gave PT. They are old and tired but with the help of Dan Newland and the NW Boatbuilding School hopefully we will have two FJ hulls that will be ready to make ready […]