Adult Classes at Northwest Maritime

Learn a new skill or brush up on existing ones with adult classes offered all year long at Northwest Maritime! Whether you’re looking for something fun to do with friends or hoping to discover a new hobby, our classes will inform and inspire you. Build a boat from the ground up, learn how to sail a keelboat, or improve your knowledge in a variety of different maritime fields.


NWM is proud to offer scholarships to those facing financial barriers so everyone can have the opportunity to learn with us, regardless of financial circumstances. To apply for a scholarship for adult programs, please complete our scholarship application form during the registration process.

If you are in a position to pay more than the suggested price for a program, additional funds will contribute directly to making programs more widely accessible. Please contact our registrar directly at or 360.385.3628 x1.

Stay & Learn

Enhance your Port Townsend maritime experience—register for programs at Northwest Maritime and book your stay at the Swan Hotel! A limited amount of rooms will be held for select classes, and a ‘Stay and Learn’ option will be available at the time of class registration. Lodging for all other classes can be booked directly through the Swan Hotel website.


Our registrar is here to help guide you in your class selection. Please call 360.385.3628 x1 or email