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 […]

From Timber To Tide

From Timber To Tide from Pixillion on Vimeo.

This film documents Ben Harris’ love of wood work and boat building, how he acquired his skills, and how incredible it is to be able to take something that you’ve built with your own hands out onto the water and sail it across the sea.

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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 […]

Classic Mariner’s Regatta

Bertram adjusts the pole. CMR 2015. Photo by Ace Spragg, NW Maritime Center.

Only 13 boats participated in this year’s CMR. It has been suggested that better promotion is needed.

The first course was set in a NE breeze around 7 knots. As conditions began to deteriorate, it was decided to shorten the course […]

SPARKLE, The Boat to Beat

A video from OffCenterHarbor.com

Local Girl Arrives in the South of France

News from SIROCCO’s new owner…

SIROCCO rolls out of her shipping container in the South of France.

Dear Steve,

Sirocco just arrived today in Marseille, after one and half month of ocean crossing, and more than one half planet round circle !

She has arrived in perfect shape and seem to have been very […]

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 […]

Shipwrights Regatta this Saturday