Maritime Programs

All in-person classes will be conducted in accordance with Jefferson County and WA State Public Health guidance in place at the time.
Click here to read our COVID safety practices.

Youth Programs

Summer Programs Kids can experience maritime life in many ways, from rowboats and sailboats to boatbuilding and much more. We have a series of popular week-long sailing day camps for kids ages 5-16.

School & Group Programs The Northwest Maritime Center offers a variety of on-the-water, classroom, and boatshop programs for school groups. Schools can pick from several options and design a program that works for them.

You can help keep our fleet and our students properly geared! Click here to check out our wish list for ideas for in-kind donations or their cash equivalent.

Adult Programs

Navigation & Seamanship
These classes are designed to make you a better, safer, and more confident mariner.

On-the-Water Training
Learn to sail, get keelboat certified and keep sailing!

Boatshop Classes
We offer boatbuilding classes for all abilities – sailboats, stitch & glue plywood kayaks, Scamps and more!

Professional Mariners

Build new skills, start a new career, or take your recreational skills to a new level by learning from the professionals. Our training partners are world-class:

Crawford Nautical

U.S. Maritime Academy

Washington Sea Grant