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Schooner Adventuress hauled for final phase of her decade-long restoration

Thanks to Susan Brittain for this update on the final phase of restoration for the Schooner Adventuress… With another busy sailing season completed, Adventuress sat at rest in the slings of the Port of Port Townsend’s 300-ton travel lift awaiting a hoist. The 105-year old schooner was ready to be moved to her winter cover for the […]

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Sunset at the festival. Amazing wooden vessels! Photo by wooden boat Dan.

Interview | Jake Beattie on R2AK, Seventy48, Festival, 48 North & More!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is an interview with Jake Beattie during the 2018 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. Jake is the executive director of the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend. We had fun talking about the festival, R2AK, Seventy48, 48 North Magazine, Maritime Thrift stores and other fun stuff! Check out the other podcasts I have done with Jake – HOWB014, HOWB141, HOWB172, HOWB180. […]

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Beyond Boat Carpentry: Furniture and Accessories

Tables and other Wooden Things Created at Emerald MarineThe boat carpenters at Emerald Marine are also skilled furniture craftsmen and get a certain pleasure in working from a foundation of straight planes and 90 degree angles.  Although you may see curves and soft edges on custom furniture pieces, freed from the confines of having to […]

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Marine weather workhorses… and secret sources

We are in the process of updating parts of our Weather Trainer software and ran across an article we wrote in 2009 that we refer to frequently. And sure enough there are parts that needed updating (which this note addresses), and surprisingly much is probably still new to many mariners. The “workhorses” have changed a bit, but […]

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