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.
One of our favorite racing events of the year is nearly upon us: the 6th Annual Race Your House is set for Saturday, October 22. Where else but on Shilshole Bay can Pacific Northwest liveaboards duke it out for the honor of fastest “house” on Puget Sound? This will be our fourth time competing in the race, and we couldn’t be […]
Ted Pike came across this fun regatta format during a stay in Southern California where it is popular, and he believed it would translate to our area. He enthusiastically introduced it to the PTSA board and was actively planning for it (and had it put on this years schedule) when he passed. All the details are included in the […]