Fun in the Boatshop

Nancy IsraelAll, Boatshop, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

This was our third week working in the boatshop on Townshend maintenance. We worked hard even with a smaller crew this week. One of the students had a broken wrist and was still able to get a lot done! Rolling … Read More

Salish 100 Becomes a Northwest Maritime Center Event

hallie kopaldAnnouncements

Salish 100—the largest organized small-boat cruise in North America—is coming under the umbrella of the Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) and complementing the center’s diverse array of programs. Created by the Port Townsend Pocket Yachters club, the Salish 100 (S-100) joins … Read More

Longboat Love

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Longboat love means taking care of the longboat so she will take care of us! When we relaunch her in February, we will be able to take pride in our work and know she has been well maintained for another … Read More

Maintenance Season

Chrissy McLeanAll, Boatshop, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Our trusty longboat Townshend came out of the water this week for her annual maintenance. We had mixed feelings about it- we all missed being on the water, but were excited to care for our boat. After reviewing shop safety … Read More

Happy Holidays!

Chrissy McLeanAll, Girls' Boat Project, Youth Programs

This week the Girls Boat Project had a holiday party! The girls brought homemade treats and we had an enjoyable time sharing our goodies. We also watched The Peking Battles Cape Horn which is an amazing film about sailing in … Read More

Tis’ the Season

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

It’s the season for small craft advisories with strong wind and rain! We started our day ashore with team building activities that helped us to incorporate 2 new team members. We played a game of blindfolded tag that brought out … Read More

The Making of a Crew

taylorBoatshop, Girls' Boat Project

Week 11 of the Girls Boat Project brought big winds and continued excitement to be working together in the shop and picking up where we left off with the Skunk Island Skiff and individual tool tray projects. We have two … Read More

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