Get on the Water


There’s no better place to learn from the sea.

From free boat rides to Team Longboat and Learn to Sail classes, there are plenty of ways to get out on the water this summer at the Northwest Maritime Center!

Martha J Boat Tours

Take a ride on the beautiful Martha J, a 1984 24′ motor launch. Meet down on the floating dock in front of the NWMC. Tours take about 30 minutes, capacity is 6 people, and rides are first come, first served, by donation.

2018 Schedule: June 15 through Labor Day
Fridays and Saturdays from 12:00 to 4:00 PM
Sundays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM




Team Longboat

Row and sail aboard our historic replica longboats with experienced captains and mates. Free—BY DONATION, no experience necessary, and open to those ages 12 and older!

2018 Schedule:
Fridays 2:30 to 5:00 PM
August 3, 10, 17, 24




Learn to Sail classes

We have maritime learning opportunities for kids and adults all year round, from adult sailing classes to summer day camps for kiddos as young as five, and everything in between. Click here for youth programs, and click here for adult offerings.  Call 360.385.3628 x104 for information or to register by phone. Classes are filling fast!