Nicola ‘Nikki’ Henderson, 23, from Guilford, UK, has been named as the Skipper who will lead the Visit Seattle team in the upcoming edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. “I’m thrilled to be appointed as the Visit Seattle Skipper for the 2017-18 race edition,” said Nikki, who at aged 23, is also […]
Visit Seattle, supported by the Seattle Sports Commission and the Port of Seattle, announced this week that the city of Seattle will once again welcome the biennial Clipper Round the World Yacht Race as a Host Port and Team Partner in the 2017-18 edition. “The Seattle stopover certainly made its mark on our international race crew, friends, […]
The 37th annual Sloop Tavern Yacht Club (STYC) Blakely Rock Benefit Race will be held April 1, 2017 benefitting The Sailing Foundation (TSF). STYC raises these funds through raffle tickets or auction items, cash donations, race entry fees and breakfast tickets, and 100-percent of the proceeds go directly to The Sailing Foundation to support youth sailing. […]
A month from now, sailboats of all shapes and sizes, and sailors of all skill levels will make for the starting line in Port Townsend Bay for yet another fun and competitive Shipwrights’ Regatta. Mark your calendars for February 25 and head to Port Townsend for the 26th year of the race that kicks off […]
Three Sheets Northwest had a great time at this year’s Rum Run out of Elliott Bay Marina! Here’s a video of some of the action by SV Pardon My French.
Fall racing is back this year at Elliott Bay Marina with their annual Rum Run. A lighthearted race designed to encourage sailors to get out on the water, this year’s run will take place on Sunday, November 13. The race follows the same format as Elliott Bay’s marquee summer event, The Downtown Sailing Series and is solely put […]
Here’s a great video of the schooner Zodiac from the 2016 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend along with the story of how she became a sail training vessel in the Pacific Northwest.