Classic Mariners Weekend

SPARKLE at Swiftsure 2014

Race Committee Releases 2014 Sailing Instructions

Dave Burrows and our hard working race committee have released the 2014 season race documents. As always there are a number of changes and clarifications. Now’s the time to take a look.

Among other changes the following was added for Weather Cancellations –


If the NOAA forecast contains Gale Warnings for Admiralty Inlet […]

2013 Wooden Boat Series Starts Up this Saturday

Headed to the windward mark. Photo by Wendy Feltham

This Saturday, May 25th, marks the start of the 2013 Wooden Boat Series. Saturday’s race will be a great tune up for the Classic Marniers Regatta which happens on June 8th and 9th and is scored as part of the Wooden Boat Series. We’re calling […]

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


Mark Your Calendars Now: The 2012 MIDSUMMER REGATTA is June 23rd

The sponsors of the Port Townsend Regatta, see the bottom of the poster for specifics, have this this thing that it is just as important to socialize as it is to race (well, almost). So untie your boat from the dock and plan for a great day full of racing. Join us after the races […]

How About A Couple of Cruises This Year?

Vince Townrow, Commodore of Port Hadlock Yacht Club is planning a couple of cruises this year and has invited all our members to join in the fun. Here is a lettter I recieved from Vince with the details:

Proposed Weekend Cruises for the 2012 season.

They should be informal and a way to have fun […]

Greg Fisher Goes Over the Basics

The first event of the year, the Shipwrights Regatta on February 25, 2012, is coming up at a good clip. Time to start thinking about what you need to do on the boat and to get your head back into the very basics of sailing a race on the Bay.

In the video below, Greg […]

Dialing in Step’nAnnie for Heavy Weather

So with last Sunday’s race canceled, we took a vote and decided to get a practice session in with some real wind, we stayed out for a couple of hours, and got the boat and crew pretty comfortable. Boat speeds up into the 8 kt range a few times, lots of 7 kt speeds. […]

More Race Photos

Do you like to see pictures of your boat in action? Thanks to some of our PTSA members, you can do just that.

Kate Clayton took pictures of the recent Midsummer Regatta with Satch’s “boat camera” aboard Step ‘n’ Annie. You can view those pictures at:

If you would like a high resolution copy […]

2011 Shipwrights Photos from Craig Wester

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