The Joy of Rowing Hard

Nancy IsraelUncategorized

Townshend is in great shape and we hit the bay ready to row after snowpocolypse finally let up. We were all happy to get out on the water again with several new team members to train up! It was a … Read More

Floating Our Boat

Chrissy McLeanBravo Team, Uncategorized, Youth Programs

After a month of maintenance, today was the day we launched our boat Townshend. It was exciting to see all of the results of our hard work. We admired the water beading up on the freshly oiled wood, the shiny … Read More

Shave and a Haircut

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team’s last day of maintenance was today to complete Townshend’s annual ‘shave and a haircut.’ We got right to work and had all hands on deck complete the last of the hull prep before we vacuumed and wiped before … Read More

Wintery Sunshine

Chrissy McLeanAll, Girls' Boat Project, Youth Programs

One of the many cool things about our NW Maritime Center campus is that we can take advantage of good weather and opportunities to get on the water. Yesterday started off drizzly and gray but the sun broke through and … Read More

Rainbows and Seagulls

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team members were busy with more Townshend maintenance today in the Boat Shop. We had a chance for a group activity for new team members to get to know each other.  Then we split into teams of two and … Read More

Volunteer Highlight: John Hazen

hallie kopaldVolunteer Highlights

Wooden Boat Chandlery Volunteer John Hazen

John Hazen grew up in Hawaii and has been sailing, surfing and doing everything else your typical sea-lover does since he was 10 years old. After years of working as a refrigeration technician he eventually secured his dream boat, a … Read More

Maintenance Season Begins…

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Longboat Maintenance Season is upon us!  Bravo Team didn’t let up today as we began to make dust in the boatshop.  Winter weather has proven windy and the Small Craft Advisory showed us that hauling out Townshend wouldn’t be prudent.  … Read More