WBF Shipwright’s Regatta Results

26 th Annual Shipwright’s Regatta – Feb. 25, 2017

This year’s Shipwright’s was greeted by light southerly breezes. A long triangular course was set so that if the wind didn’t pick up boats would have a good distance to travel within the 2 hour time limit. If the wind picked […]

WBF Shipwrights’ Regatta Results



This was one to remember – for the great turnout, the good wind and weather, the close competition and the awards party. It was an excellent start to the 2016 Port Townsend racing season, let’s hope it was a foretaste of races to come.

For more photos please see the pictures page!


5 Tips: How to Survive a Squall When Racing

What sort of weather will see at the Shipwrights’? Who knows. But in case we have a repeat of the boat buster that came up several years ago, here are some thoughts on dealing with a squall when racing from Yachting World.

Things get complicated when dark clouds build to windward and the horizon […]

25th Annual Shipwrights’ Regatta

25th Annual Shipwrights’ Regatta, February 27, 2016.

25th Annual Shipwrights’ Regatta to be held February 27th! The 2016 sailboat racing season opens with the Port Townsend Shipwrights’ Regatta on February 27th. A well-loved regional tradition is celebrating its 25th year. This year we look back and celebrate 25 years of winter sailing, in snow […]

2015 Shipwrights’ Photos

Mt. Baker watching the fun on Port Townsend Bay as the 2015 Shipwrights’ Regatta took place under sunny skies and a good breeze. Photo by Helen Leenhouts.

A great day brought out lots of boats and some wonderful photographers to capture the fun. Photos by a number of photographers follow. To see all the […]