It’s Only the Beginning

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was the first class of Bravo Team for 2018 – 2019!  Janet is teaching for OCEAN this year and she has much maritime experience in her life up and down the West Coast.  Many new students showed up today … Read More

Mateys- Ahoy!

Chrissy McLeanAll, Girls' Boat Project, Youth Programs

The Girls’ Boat Project is back and it’s going to be another great year! We have a mix of returning and new students this year, so it was fun to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. After a … Read More

The Next Thing by Karl Kruger

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The most valuable lesson I learned during my 2017 R2AK is how deeply important it is to challenge myself outdoors. That is where I belong. It feels like home. I am ready to go further. Each step we take in … Read More

Afoot and Afloat with PTMSC Campers!

Nancy IsraelAll, Youth Programs

Campers from Port Townsend Marine Science Center have been getting out on the water aboard NWMC vessels to carry out scientific investigations this summer. This is part of the Afoot and Afloat camp that focuses on Inquiry Based Science for … Read More

Salish Sea Sciences longboat journey

Chrissy McLeanAll, Youth Programs

The first week of July was an exciting time in longboat world. For the first time in many years, both Townshend and Bear were out on a journey together and traveling in convoy. The longboat journey was part of a … Read More

Schooner School Graduation

Sonia FrojenAll, Youth Programs

Spring Schooner School students had their last class on June 13th.  As a part of the celebration, students shared their thoughts around the class and what they had learned. “I never have been on boats before and learned more about … Read More

When was the last time you were challenged?

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Trevor, Chris, and Tripp Burd of Team FreeBurd, winners of the 2017 Race to Alaska, share their thoughts about the Race. The Race to Alaska distills sailing to its purest form. Get from point A to point B however you … Read More