A Little Help From Our Friends

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team was called in today to lend a hand to help launch Longboat Bear.  We launched Townshend a few weeks back (blog post: https://nwmaritime.org/bravo-team/floating-our-boat/) after putting lots of energy into her maintenance in the boatshop.  Bear is very similar to Townshend … Read More

Service Projects and Sunshine

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today Bravo team started off the day with a focus on developing our environmental service project. We worked in small groups to brainstorm projects that could address four areas we are concerned about: deforestation, ocean acidification, orca populations, and plastics … Read More

The Joy of Rowing Hard

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Townshend is in great shape and we hit the bay ready to row after snowpocolypse finally let up. We were all happy to get out on the water again with several new team members to train up! It was a … Read More

Floating Our Boat

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

After a month of maintenance, today was the day we launched our boat Townshend. It was exciting to see all of the results of our hard work. We admired the water beading up on the freshly oiled wood, the shiny … Read More

Shave and a Haircut

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team’s last day of maintenance was today to complete Townshend’s annual ‘shave and a haircut.’ We got right to work and had all hands on deck complete the last of the hull prep before we vacuumed and wiped before … 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

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