It was relatively warm on the first Saturday of the the new year and two Thunderbirds, Thatuna and Owl, took advantage of it to get in a race. Two laps from Indian Point around the tower. The wind was pretty good and it didn’t rain. Owl prevailed but it was a close fought contest.
26 th Annual Shipwright’s Regatta – Feb. 25, 2017
This year’s Shipwright’s was greeted by light southerly breezes. A long triangular course was set so that if the wind didn’t pick up boats would have a good distance to travel within the 2 hour time limit. If the wind picked […]
2016 Festival: 26’ & Under Class and Thunderbird Race Boats in Festival:
1 Kiya 16:10:27 (started 5 minutes after other Festival boats)
2 Chesuki 16:10:08
3 Zeta 16:17:19
All non T-Bird boats: Start time-14:48:00
1 Habenero 16:03:30
2 Chesuki 16:10:08
3 Rascal 16:11:14
This fun event is begin held in Port Townsend for the second year in a row. Find all the details and the entry form in the notice of race (below).
2016 Thunderbird Northwest Regional Regatta Notice of Race
And here are the final sailing instructions for the regatta:
2016 Thunderbird Regionals SI-v2
Classic boats on the bay
This years CMR was graced with hot sunny weather and good winds which encouraged a good turnout by out of town boats. As usual the Wooden Boat Foundation were welcoming hosts. View some photos from the regatta (all taken by Ace Spragg).
On Saturday there were two races […]
Seen at the Wooden Boat Festival, a new version of an old story.
Photo by Wendy Feltham
Bertram adjusts the pole. CMR 2015. Photo by Ace Spragg, NW Maritime Center.
Only 13 boats participated in this year’s CMR. It has been suggested that better promotion is needed.
The first course was set in a NE breeze around 7 knots. As conditions began to deteriorate, it was decided to shorten the course […]
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 […]
Post courtesy of the NW Maritime Center
The 2015 season starts February 28th with the Shipwrights’ Regatta.
The sailboat racing season in Port Townsend opens with the Port Townsend Shipwrights’ Regatta in February.
The Northwest Maritime Center & Wooden Boat Foundation, in conjunction with the Port Townsend Sailing Association, present the 24th Annual Shipwright’s […]
Two of Port Townsend’s most influential sailors, Jim Daubenberger and Ed Barcott, were awarded the Wooden Boat Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 WBF. Port Townsend is often described as a sailor’s town but in more recent times it was not always so. Through their efforts, and the efforts of others they inspired, sailing […]