Opening Day Boat Parade

The Port Townsend opening day boat parade is this Saturday, May 6th, 2017. The parade celebrates getting out on the water regardless of size of craft or method of propulsion. Hosted by the Port Townsend Yacht Club and the Northwest Maritime Center, all boating organizations and boaters are invited to participate. The organizing committee asks […]

After race BBQ this Saturday

After the Protection Island race, the Schooner Martha Foundation is going to host an after race BBQ at the Maritime Center for the “Team MARTHA” race crew and families. They would also like to invite any and all PTSA Protection Island race participants to attend as well. Anyone wanting to enjoy an after race cook […]


2017 Event Calendar

Get ready for a great year of racing!

Sailing Sundays

Two boats braved the chilly weather and rain last Sunday to go for the first sail of the new year. It took a little while to remember which strings to pull, but it all came back in the end. Everybody had a good time in spite of the weather and we plan to continue sailing […]

Getting Close to Party Time

There is one more race in the Fall Nightcap Series, then it is time for the end of year party. This year it’s a potlock. Bring a main dish and a side or desert to share. There will be awards, and a slideshow. Stories will be told. We will celebrate a great year of racing […]

Fall Nightcap Series Race 5 Cancelled for Storm

As you probably know, or you may have suspected, Saturday’s race was cancelled. The storm warning that was in effect should have made it a pretty easy decision for the race committee. However, the RC was greatly embarrassed when the forecast high winds did not materialize in the bay until evening. Let’s hope for better […]

Choice of two races this Saturday (9/17/2016)

Two races are happening this Saturday.

One is the opener of the PTSA Fall Nightcap Series on Port Townsend Bay. Start time is 1:00PM. Please note that this series, which was originally scheduled to be run on Sundays, has been changed and all races will be run on Saturdays.

The other is the Reach for […]

Don’t forget the Wednesday evening races

The Wednesday race series is going strong. These casual races are a great low-stress way to spend an evening on the water and practice your racing skills at the same time. Meet at the picnic table across from the yard office at Boat Haven to talk with other racers and help set the course. […]

Bush Point distance race this Saturday (7/30/2016)

The start is at 12 noon at city dock (don’t forget to check in with the race committee). Cutoff time is 6pm. Round the Bush Point buoy to port. Record your own finish time and send it by email to the race committee. Currents should be perfect out and back. Keep a good lookout when […]