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

‘Tis the Season

Chrissy McLeanAll, Girls' Boat Project, Youth Programs

Today was the last Girls’ Boat Project class before winter break. It was a fun day to celebrate us and all we’ve learned so far. You might not know that the NW Maritime Center houses the maritime collection of the … Read More

Huddling Together

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

With a Gale Warning in effect in Admiralty Inlet, Bravo Team stayed ashore today.  We learned more about the Certificate of Inspection that we are bound to follow.  4 parameters of conditions will keep us ashore – If any of … Read More

December Sunshine

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

We welcomed the opportunity to be out on this beautiful sunny December day. It was completely clear with snowy mountain peaks, harbor seals, glistening water and light wind. Onward glided over the water with our powerful strokes and competent leadership … Read More