Squall Drill Day

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team has been very lucky this fall with many opportunities to get on the water.  Today we had a clear 18 knot sustained wind out of the South, with gusts up to 20 knots.  According to our Certificate of … Read More

Power Strokes

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was a calm and warm-ish day for December in Port Townsend. We took the opportunity to plan a mini-adventure and rowed Townshend down to Indian Point, which is just past the ferry dock. We had some distance to cover so … Read More

Croatia: Beyond our expectations

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Croatia Sailing Vacation in Hvar

Barb Trailer recounts the 2019 Croatia Flotilla Awe-inspiring history, charming towns, stunning anchorages, crystal-clear water, and genuinely lovely people; the entire Croatia experience was so incredible we are going back next year. Fifty people, mostly from the PNW, met in … Read More

Port Townsend Maritime Academy

Sonia FrojenAll, Youth Programs

Port Townsend Maritime Academy Skills Center Overboard Training

If you’ve been on campus recently, you’ve undoubtedly seen some pretty cool things our students are doing—cold-water emergency drill training, extinguishing controlled fires with the East Jefferson Fire Rescue, and learning from the Coast Guard and their Damage Control Simulator … Read More

Testing our Hypotheses

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team has been focusing on scientific sampling this fall. Students have been practicing with scientific equipment and we have been measuring temperature, salinity, pH, and secchi depth each time we go out on the water. Last week, we practiced … Read More

Back Aboard Townshend

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

We got out on the longboat Townshend for the first time this year. We had a light wind day and more students, so we thought we’d get back to our usual vessel. Townshend is the longboat we will help maintain … Read More