Sunday, October 11th, Events for Ted

On the Water

ANNIE TOO is planning on leaving the dock around 11AM (weather permitting) and heading out onto the Bay. The family has asked that if boats have room to take family and friends out, they meet at the Boat Haven Yard Office at 10:15 AM. SPARKLE plans to leave the dock around 10:30 […]

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, […]

SPARKLE Shines at 45th Shaw Island Classic

PTSA member Guy Hupy and the SPARKLE crew won “First in Division” and “First Overall Monohull” at the 45th Annual Shaw Island Classic. Photo by Kim Carver

The 45th Annual Shaw Island Classic Sailboat Race was held on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, sponsored by the San Juan Island Yacht Club. According to the Journal […]

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 […]

Tales from the R2AK

Tales from the R2AK, Piper and Norton in Nanaimo and how they may (or may not) have brought cat fir into Canada.

more here…

SPARKLE, The Boat to Beat

A video from OffCenterHarbor.com

Jim Daubenberger and Ed Barcott Awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards

Two of Port Townsend’s most influential sailors, Jim Daubenberger and Ed Barcott, were awarded the Wooden Boat Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 WBF. Port Townsend is often described as a sailor’s town but in more recent times it was not always so. Through their efforts, and the efforts of others they inspired, sailing […]

PT Singlehanded Transpac Sailors Get Ready

PT’s Singlehanded TransPac sailors are now completing their final tasks before the start of the race on Saturday, June 28th. After turning the corner and heading south, Jak Mang in his 38″ Ingrid MAITREYA had a couple of days of easy sailing. But that changed as he got closer to San Francisco Bay and found […]

Farewell SIROCCO

One our Bay’s quickest and loveliest boats, Steve Scharf’s SIROCCO.

by Larry Fisher

It’s often said that all boats are for sale, yet it was hard to believe the rumors we started to hear a few months ago. Could it possibly be true that Steve Scharf was preparing to part with Sirocco? For even […]

Don Haviland

Don Haviland, July 14, 1948 – January 7, 2014

We lost Don Haviland in January, after a two year battle with cancer. Don was an active member of our sailing community over the past decade, racing, cruising, working for PTSA and the Moorage Tenant’s Union. It was common to see Don and wife Karen […]