Ship's Blog

Tides & Currents in the Salish Sea – Online

Unlock the secrets of safe and confident boating in the dynamic waters of the Salish Sea. Tides and currents are a huge part of boating in our local waters. Knowing the forces at work, the resources available, and the skills needed to safely operate your vessel is paramount to a successful on-the-water adventure. Kayaks, rowboats, inflatables, sailboats, and powerboats—all are affected by the rise and fall of the tide. Whether you’re a beginner planning a day trip on Port Townsend Bay, or a more experienced mariner planning a voyage up the Inside Passage, this class will give you the skills and confidence needed to embark on a trip in these local waterways.

Course Details:

Feb 6–7, April 23–24, June 25–26, Sept 10–11, Nov 19–20
6:30–8 PM | Cost: $90 non-member, $81 member

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Platform: Online; a Zoom link is provided one week before class
  • Teaching style: This class consists of a presentation followed by interactive discussions and a Q&A session.
  • Duration: Two consecutive evenings (1.5 hours each session)
  • Materials: Supplementary materials and resources will be provided for further reading and reference one week prior to the class.
  • Registration: Sign up online at nwmaritime.campbrainregistration.com
  • Cost: $90 non-member, $81 member
  • Notes: Please watch for the Zoom link, to be sent via email one week before class. This class has a four-person minimum. 

Adult Classes / Navigation & Maritime Skills Classes

Register

Date

Apr 23 - 24 2024

Time

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 23 - 24 2024
  • Time: 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

More Info

Register Now

Organizer

Northwest Maritime Center
Phone
360.385.3628
Email
info@nwmaritime.org
Register Now

Contact Us

431 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: 360.385.3628
Fax: 360.385.4742
info@nwmaritime.org

Hours

Admin Offices &

H.W. McCurdy Library
Monday – Friday
9 AM – 4:30 PM

Wooden Boat Chandlery
Closed for Winter Construction

Marine Thrift

Thursday – Saturday
9 AM – 3 PM

Stay Connected

The mission of the Northwest Maritime Center is to engage and educate people of all generations in traditional and contemporary maritime life, in a spirit of adventure and discovery.

Click here to read our Antiracism & Inclusion Statement.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events and activities that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact access@nwmaritime.org.

Northwest Maritime Center (FEIN # 91-1931643) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.