Public Invited to Discuss Port ED Job Qualification Packet

Steve Tucker asked we pass this along.

There will be special meeting this Wednesday, Feb 17th, at 9:30 AM at the Commission building regarding the Job Qualification Packet to be distributed for the search for the new Executive Director. This meeting is also listed in the Calendar on the Port website. Many folks have expressed […]

Annual Meeting of the Moorage Tenants Union

Bertram asked that we pass this on.

Having a bit of sticker shock from the moorage rate increase this year (eg $240.00 /year increase for a 40 footer)? This is only the beginning. You can count on an equal 3.5% increase next year and maybe 5.5% if the “friends of the Port “ get their […]

Free Boat Show Tickets & Buy 1, Get 2 Winches Boat Show Special

PTSA sponsor Port Townsend Rigging will be at the 2016 Seattle Boat Show, January 29th through February 6th, in Booth 12. All local sailors are invited to stop by and say hi.

If you would like complimentary Seattle Boat Show tickets, or special event tickets for the two Friday nights of the show, get […]

Sailing Off to Wild Places

A video record of Ashlyn and Russell Brown’s sailing trip on JZERRO to Haida Gwaii and the west coast of Vancouver Island along with Alex Spear on VITA DUMAS. Well worth heading over to the PT Watercraft site to read the entire post.

This last June and July, Russell and I sailed our multi-hull […]


A winter scene by Sean Trew. Click for larger image.

POINT WILSON, The Greeter Light

A post from Saltwater People Historical Society by way of Three Sheets NW.

Point Wilson Lighthouse, Port Townsend, Washington. From the archives of the S.P.H.S.©

“There was much fanfare when Point Wilson Lighthouse was established at the west side entrance to Admiralty Inlet and Puget Sound in 1879. Its strategic location was near 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, […]

Ted Pike

Ted Pike

The first many reminiscence on the life of longtime PTSA member, wooden boat lover, and friend to all who had the good fortune of knowing him, Ted Pike. The following was posted by Kiwi Ferris on the Edensaw Facebook page.

Longtime great friend of mine, Edensaw employee of 20 years, story teller […]

Six Rescued from Burning Boat off Point Wilson

By Marty McOmber on July 28, 2015 in Three Sheets NW

The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue six people, including four children, from a 32-foot recreational boat off Point Wilson yesterday afternoon. No one was hurt in the incident.

The vessel Kloshi Bay reported a fire aboard around 4:20 p.m. Coast Guard and local […]

The Really Big One

“An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.” A thought provoking article from the New Yorker on the Cascadia subduction zone and the consequences when it finally, and according to the article inevitably, moves again.

The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will spell […]