The Ted Pike Memorial Regatta – Next Saturday

Next Saturday, August 18 th., is the third Ted Pike Memorial Regatta. Here PTSA celebrates and honors Ted’s life and contributions to the sailing community.

The format of this regatta is as unique as Ted was. The key features are:-

● 12:00 – Boats arrive and anchor off the beach in starting area.

● 12:15 […]

Protection Island Race – Saturday

The 2017 Protection Island Race is scheduled for April 29 th. That’s NEXT SATURDAY. At 11:00 hrs., from City Dock. The date has been chosen for favorable currents.

Printable SI addendum is available at Protection Island SI’s. Print out a couple so you have a spare to hand out on the dock or water […]

First Spring Whitecap Series Race Friday April 7th, 2017

If the forecast holds true, a gale warning is already in effect, there will be a lot of whitecaps! You may be wondering if the race will be cancelled. Here is the section from this year’s sailing instructions regarding weather cancellations.

WEATHER CANCELLATION – If NOAA posts Gale Warnings for Admiralty Inlet covering race time […]

PTSA Smith Island Race – Saturday April 1st.

The first race of the new season starts at 11 am from City Dock and rounds Smith and Minor Islands. The currents are favorable and it should be great fun to get out of the bay for a change. Everyone is invited to join us, just show up and check in at City Dock. If […]

Summer Cat’s Paw Series – Race 7

Race 7 was scheduled as a “make-up” should we not be able to run six successful races in the regular series to permit a throw-out of each boat’s worst performance. This year we had six completed races but had not celebrated the series with a BBQ as tradition dictates. As the RC tends to loiter […]

Weather looks promising for Smith Island Race tomorrow

National Weather Service Forecast

EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 857 AM PDT FRI MAR 25 2016

SAT SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT […]

Radio-Controlled Sailboat Regatta

 

On Saturday April 16, the Port Townsend Yacht Club will host the 2016 T37 Regional Championships at Port Ludlow. This annual race, which is typically held at the Seattle Yacht Club, will be the first time these radio-controlled sailboats have raced in a Championship event on the Quimper Peninsula. At present, there are […]

Upcoming Events!

Racing is almost here! The following three events will all happen within the next two weeks.

Smith Island Race, the first PTSA race of 2016 is this Saturday March 26th. It is the first of five long distance races scheduled for 2016. Let’s get a good turn-out for this one! The start of racing kick-off […]

25th Annual Shipwrights’ Regatta

25th Annual Shipwrights’ Regatta, February 27, 2016.

25th Annual Shipwrights’ Regatta to be held February 27th! The 2016 sailboat racing season opens with the Port Townsend Shipwrights’ Regatta on February 27th. A well-loved regional tradition is celebrating its 25th year. This year we look back and celebrate 25 years of winter sailing, in snow […]

Schedule Reminder

There will be a race on Sunday, November, 8th at 1pm. Plan on attending the PTSA Annual Awards Dinner & Party at the Maritime Center on Thursday, November 12th. Lots of fun planned, dinner $16 a person.