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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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Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival sails into Seattle this weekend!

Come join the Center for Wooden Boats to celebrate and explore our unique Pacific Northwest maritime traditions this weekend, September 29 & 30, at the Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival. This is an old-fashioned, down-home, waterfront event where everything is fun, and most things are free: classic sailboats & motorboats you jump aboard and meet the owners; tours of Lake Union […]

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Newly built Core Sound 17 Mk II at the festival. Photo courtesy of Wooden Boat Dan.

Podcast: Highlights of 2018 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s podcast is me myself and I recording a podcast about the highlights of this year’s Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival at the Northwest Maritime Center. As usual I had an absolute blast at the festival during the 4 days I was there. Some of the highlights include: Watching Marty Loken receive the Lifetime […]

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