PT Leader Working Waterfront Insert A Little Confused

On pages 7 and 8 of the Working Waterfront insert to the Port Townsend Leader of 4/24/2018 there was a mixup regarding the races run by the Port Townsend Sailing Association and the classes given by the Northwest Maritime Center.  To clarify, the races listed on page 7 are run by us, and the classes that are listed starting on page 7 and continuing on to page 8 are run by the Maritime Center.

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On a Mission to Maximize Participation!

Maybe in 40 – 50 years there will be enough of these, cheap enough, to replace the Thunderbird.  And enough local sailors to crew them.


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On a Mission to Maximize Participation

Published on September 9th, 2018

The late great Paul Elvstrom said it best: “It is much harder to build a solid class organization than to design a new boat.” But commerce motivates people to try, and while we may get excited at the latest shiny new object on the water, class building remains hard.


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Documentary of Alula’s 2016 R2AK

This inspiring documentary can be found here.  It runs about 20 min.  This should get you all fired up planning for next year’s race!  The law of averages says there should be ideal conditions this time, but Murphy and Parkinson are heavily invested in this enterprise to guarantee a challenge.

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