Artwork Inventory Crew ROCKED IT!

Kelsey BrennerAll, Volunteer Highlights

In the waning days of 2021, we put out an unusual volunteer request—an all-points bulletin for a small team to inventory the collection of artwork and nauticalia that has gathered at the Northwest Maritime Center over the years. The collection … Read More

Chuck Henry, Volunteer of the Year

Kelsey BrennerAll, Volunteer Highlights

Chuck Henry moved from a small midwest town to Port Townsend in 1977, and that same year, he and his wife happened to attend the first Wooden Boat Festival by pure coincidence! Chuck loves wooden boats and has owned, repaired, … Read More

Volunteer Highlight: KrisAnne Meyer

hallie kopaldAll, Volunteer Highlights

Whether it’s climbing volcanoes in Mexico City or building a school for orphans with AIDS in Tanzania, there are two core themes that are important to NWMC volunteer KrisAnne Meyer: adventure and volunteerism. Originally from Bayfield Wisconsin, KrisAnne grew up … Read More

Volunteer Highlight: John Hazen

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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

Volunteer Highlight: Rob Cole

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With spring in full swing, the Wooden Boat Foundation Boat Shop was embarking on a building project for a much-needed, mobile, boat storage rack for our small boat and dingy collection. This is where Rob Cole came in. Rob and … Read More