Racing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (June 3rd, 4th, 5th, 2016)

The PTSA summer Catspaw series starts this Friday June 2nd. The race begins at 6pm.

On Saturday and Sunday racing in the Northwest Maritime Center Classic Mariners Regatta gets underway at noon each day. There are several social events associated with the regatta. See all the details about signup, skippers meeting and parties at the […]

October 11th PTSA Fall Nightcap Races Canceled

There will be no races held on October 11th so that PTSA members can attend the memorial service for Ted Pike, scheduled from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday, October 11th, at the NW Maritime Center. Ted was an extraordinary mariner, and an extraordinary friend. No one had a better smile or gave it so often, […]

VIXEN’s Voyage

A lovely poem to cruising an old wooden boat. VIXEN and her crew were at the 2015 Wooden Boat Festival. Thanks, Jak, for the tip.

Vixen’s Voyage from Nicole Halabisky on Vimeo.

Annie Too

Ted Pike on Annie, Too.

MARTHA Gearing up for Monday Transpac Start

Ted Pike made the journey from Port Townsend to visit and sail on MARTHA, It’s good to see friends from Port Townsend. Edensaw Woods has been a strong supporter of our endeavors at the Schooner Martha Foundation and we thank them for their support.

MARTHA is preparing for a San Francisco departure and the […]

Photos from the 2015 Classic Mariners Regatta

Click any image to open the picture viewer. Photos by Ace Spragg, NW Maritime Center..


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 […]

SPARKLE, The Boat to Beat

A video from

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 […]

Rupert Broom’s Iconic Boat AFRICA Remembered

From the log of Saltwater People Historical Society by way of Three Sheets NW.

Rupert Broom’s AFRICA designed by Bill Garden and “beefed up” by Frank Prothero. Photo by Jim Williamson, mid 1940s.

AFRICA Owned and sailed by master sailmaker, rigger Rupert Broom, at helm. Shared by support crew Miles McCoy. Photo by Jim […]