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Maritime WA: Nate Seward & Schooner Adventuress


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Free Downloadable spreadsheets


The EDC Team Jefferson has a list of spreadsheets you can download for free. These tools can be super helpful to new and established business owners.

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Port Commission meetings 4/10/24


April 10 9:30 a.m. Workshop & 1:00 p.m. Commission Meeting Pavilion Bldg., Point Hudson Port Meeting page  

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Art of Marine Survey Seminar April 29 – May 4, 2024


Reminder: The Art of Marine Survey Seminar is sponsored by Havorn Marine Services. Seminar will be held in Port Townsend over six days – April 29-May 4, 2024. Contact Lee Ehrheart for more information: Email: leehavorn@gmail.com Phone: 206-789-7043 See this flyer for details Marine Survey Seminar

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Maritime Voices: Jim Tolpin


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Marine Thrift Swap Meet April 6th 2024


Always a bargain to be had at this annual Marine Thrift Swap Meet! The Marine Thrift Swap Meet, organized by Marine Thrift and the NWMC, happens each April in Boat Haven. Bring your cash and stock up on used and useful tools, hardware, supplies, and more. Location The Marine Thrift Swap Meet will be held …

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Business templates-free


Free Templates to manage your business.

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PT Shirpwrights Coop is hiring


PT SHIPWRIGHTS CO-OP is looking for a full-time General Laborer & Bottom Painter. We offer $20 – 26 DOE, sick leave, paid time off, bonuses, medical, vision, long-term disability, HSA and Simple IRA 3% match. Please go to www. https://ptshipwrights.com/employment/ for a full job description and to complete an application.

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Port Commission Meeting 3/27/24


March 27 5:30 p.m. Commission Meeting Pavilion Bldg., Point Hudson Port Meeting page

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Workboat Call for speakers is open: (event:International Workboat Show in NOV.)


Is anyone from the NWWN would be interested in collaborating on a working waterfront-related panel at the upcoming International WorkBoat Show ? (see below). If interested, please reach out to Andy Bennett at Andy.Bennett@kpff.com.     Nov 12-14, 2024  |  New Orleans Morial Convention Center   Event page     INTERESTED IN PRESENTING AT THE …

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WBF Presenters needed for the BOATYARD STAGE


The PTMTA was strategically positioned next to the Boatyard Stage for the 2023 Wooden Boat Festival.  This created a powerful synergy and opportunity for our local marine trades to speak on their particular topics of expertise. PLEASE SIGN UP to be a presenter. Time frames can be from 45 minutes to 2 hours. Choose the …

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Recorded Small Biz Tax webinar


Feedback from members who participated in this recent webinar, was very complimentary. Check it out. It might be helpful as taxes are soon due! It is also early enough in the year to re-organize your record keeping to make it easier next year.

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Job listings under the JOBS category


Don’t forget we have a JOBS page! JOBS Category + In the March 13th LEADER The Port of Port Townsend is seeking a General Maintenance Manager (Electrician, Mechanic or Carpenter)  

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Maritime WA stories: Beth Adams


“Women on the waterfront: Beth Adams” Click to read full story:

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SCORE mentor to answer your business questions


You have your craft and you have to run a business too? If your business direction is unclear or there are operational areas that overwhelm you, consider signing up for a mentor.

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Maritime WA History: The Boldt Decision


In 1974, a landmark legal decision affirmed Tribal fishing rights to PNW waters….Click to read full story;

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Lifeboat Bingo night a success!


Thanks to all of our wonderful community, maritime and friends, Bingo night on March 6th at the Hilltop Tavern was a fun success. We raised $650, members won prizes, and food, fun, and fizz were consumed. It sounds like we impressed the Hilltop staff and have been invited back any time. Thank you! Lifeboat Fund …

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The Point Hudson South Jetty looking good!


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Final call for membership renewals


Did PTMTA renewal slip through the cracks? Please RENEW or JOIN.We are so much stronger together. If you have renewed already, THANK YOU! 1000+ PTMTA Service Directory Brochures are printed and distributed annually, and this number is increasing as we attend more events and more shops want to display them. A single low membership fee …

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Tuesday April 16 in Seattle. Fleet Recapitalization Conference.


  A brief overview of the conference and agenda can be found here.   “The 2024 Fleet Capitalization Conference will bring together representatives of the world’s most productive commercial fisheries in a forum dedicated to sustainable economic maximization of the Bering Sea and Distant Water Fisheries. We’ll discuss federal regulatory and policy environments, and their effect …

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