The Call of the Sea

Seen at the Wooden Boat Festival, a new version of an old story.

Photo by Wendy Feltham

Classic Mariner’s Regatta

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 […]

Don’t Miss Classic Mariners’ Regatta This Weekend

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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 […]

24th Annual Shipwrights’ Regatta – February 28, 2015

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 […]

Jim Daubenberger and Ed Barcott Awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards

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 […]