Classic Mariners Regatta Results

Lovely weekend well spent for the boats that came out for the 2014 edition of the Classic Mariners Regatta. All the classes saw close racing and in more than one there was a one point difference between first and second, and one more point between second and third.

We had good conditions, if a bit […]

Old Ships, Big Waves

Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget posted on

Halsey Herreshoff in his excellent talk at the NW Maritime Center identified the south of France as today’s epicenter of historic sailing vessels. If you are going to be in big Mediterranean seas, these look like the ships to be in. Photographed at the ongoing Les Voiles […]

Classic Mariners Regatta Sign Up Time

Schedule of events and fact sheet download here & Regatta sign up download here

PT Yacht Club Opening Day

PT Wooden Boat Festival

Great video by hit the web on Sailing Anarchy this AM. Thanks Erik Coburn for the tip.

22nd Annual 2013 Shipwrights’ Regatta Perpetual Awards

From Ace Spragg, the hard working Waterfront Programs Manager at the Northwest Maritime Center

Special thanks to the regatta sponsors: Port of Port Townsend • Port Townsend Brewing Co. • Sunrise Coffee • Sea Marine • Northwest Marine Center of Excellence

TAKU AWARD: First wooden boat across the START line: Won by: Sirocco PEG LEG: […]

More Shipwrights’ Photos

Craig Wester sent in some great shots of the 2013 Shipwrights’ Regatta. There’s a large collection to check out on the other side of the continued link.

Scott Walker in TZIEU working hard to keep it upright. Photo by Craig Wester


Shipwrights’ First Pics

More fun than a barrel of monkeys. Wind went from 5 to 35, good part about the rain was it washed the salt off your face. Fun times indeed. It’s gonna be a good year.

Thanks, Wendy Feltham for the first shots. More pics and information to follow.

Before the start …

The front […]

Shipwrights’ Regatta Delayed One Week

With gale warnings and one of our chase boats broken, the Shipwrights’ Regatta has been delayed one week. The forecast for next Saturday looks more promising. Same schedule, 9 AM Skipper’s Meeting, twelve o’clock start.

Calls like this aren’t an easy thing to make, lots of phone calls, staring at widely divergent forecasts, etc. […]

Shipwights Decision by 8 AM Saturday, Feb 23rd

From Ace Spragg, Waterfront Programs Manager, Northwest Maritime Center…

Special Notice: Due to the high wind and seas warning, there is a chance the race will be postponed. We will make a decision whether or not to race by Saturday at 8am.

Please call 360-385-3626 x103 at 8am Saturday, or check the web site here […]