Chimacum students

Become a Member

Membership at Northwest Maritime Center provides both a great opportunity to further maritime culture and the benefit of deepening your engagement with the maritime community. When you become a member you support innovative educational programs for students of all ages, fund our popular summer camps for children, provide maintenance and upkeep for historic wooden boats as well as our teaching fleet, and help our youth sailing teams compete and grow.

In addition to the support your membership provides, you have the chance to take advantage of our many benefits: discounted program
registration, tickets to our annual Wooden Boat Festival, discounts at the Wooden Boat Chandlery, recognition in our annual report, and access to our monthly email newsletter to keep you up to speed on the amazing things happening here.

Membership at Northwest Maritime Center means you are supporting access to the waterfront now and into the future.

Join Now!

Members get special benefits, including free admission to the Wooden Boat Festival—the West Coast’s largest wooden boat festival, and Port Townsend’s largest single event. Other benefits include:

  • 10% discount on most items at the Wooden Boat Chandlery
  • Discounts on classes and programs
  • Free Wooden Boat Festival poster
  • Discount on facility/event rental
  • Special invitation to events
  • Subscription to Stem to Stern, our monthly e-newsletter
  • Download a PDF of Membership Benefits, or view Membership Levels

Sign up or renew your membership online

Membership Benefits & Levels

Crew Member $40

One three-day pass to Wooden Boat Festival
Discount on programs & classes for one person
10% discount on most items at the Wooden Boat Chandlery
Subscription to monthly eNews

Family Crew $60

Two three-day passes to Wooden Boat Festival
Discount on programs & classes for self and family members*
10% discount on most items at the Wooden Boat Chandlery
Subscription to monthly eNews

Bo’sun $100

Three three-day passes to Wooden Boat Festival
Discount on programs & classes for self and family members*
10% discount on most items at the Wooden Boat Chandlery
Free Wooden Boat Festival poster
Discount on facility/event rental
Subscription to monthly eNews

Navigator $250

Four three-day passes to Wooden Boat Festival
Discount on programs & classes for self and family members*
10% discount on most items at the Wooden Boat Chandlery
Free Wooden Boat Festival poster
Discount on facility/event rental
Subscription to monthly eNews

Mate $500

Five three-day passes to Wooden Boat Festival
Discount on programs & classes for self and family members*
10% discount on most items at the Wooden Boat Chandlery
Free Wooden Boat Festival poster
Discount on facility/event rental
Subscription to monthly eNews

Captain’s Circle $1000+

Six three-day passes to Wooden Boat Festival
Discount on programs & classes for self and family members*
10% discount on most items at the Wooden Boat Chandlery
Free Wooden Boat Festival poster
Discount on facility/event rental
Subscription to monthly eNews
Special invitations to events, including the Sail-by at the Wooden Boat Festival