A raingarden makes a big difference!

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Each year, Bravo Team studies both maritime expedition skills and our marine environment. As we build our knowledge of the Salish Sea, we consider service projects that we could complete to contribute to a healthy marine environment.  Like many classes, … Read More

Bravo Team is Back!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

On March 4 Bravo Team students and instructors happily reunited at NWMC! Students from the OCEAN program at Port Townsend School District have been meeting online every Thursday all school year. We will be having outdoor classes every other Thursday … Read More

Studying the Salish Sea

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team has been meeting weekly online since September. While we’d all prefer to be on the water, we are enjoying this time to learn more about where we live- the Salish Sea. If you haven’t heard that term used … Read More

Rowing, Sailing and Singing

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Light north wind, sunshine, flood current and tide rips made for a good longboat adventure today. After settling on a date for our Beach Clean up and picking our sweatshirt color for this year, we headed out on the water. … Read More

Planning Day

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Uncategorized, Youth Programs

It was a windy day in Port Townsend Bay and Bravo Team was held ashore. Our COI (Certificate of Inspection) states that we aren’t able to head out in over 18 knots of wind or when a Small Craft Advisory … Read More

What Are Your Echos?

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Sunny winter weather continued this week, so Bravo team was out on the water again. We are working towards a 5 day journey this spring and each week we build our skills for that voyage. The wind was perfect today … Read More

Good Day Sunshine

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Uncategorized, Youth Programs

It was sunny, the wind was light, and we had just launched our freshly painted and oiled boat Townshend– what could be better than heading out for an afternoon on the water? We started our day practicing the cleat hitch … Read More

Splash and Haul

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team has been waiting for this day for over a month.  After spending four weeks working on Townshend in the NWMC boatshop, today we were able to splash her back into the water.  We also took advantage of the rowers … Read More