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It is Trustee Nomination time


The Port Townsend Marine Trades Association is led by volunteers from the Maritime Community. The PTMTA Board invites maritime sector professionals of all ages to consider becoming a board member. While learning valuable skills, you can be a part of shaping the future of our industry. Please contact the PTMTA to learn more about becoming …

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Free online e-marketing lessons


Online Marketing and E-Commerce Through COVID’s recent impact, consumers have forever shifted much of their purchasing and scheduling online, leaving some business owners challenged to make this sustainable digital shift. Thanks to a grant from the Economic Development Administration’s CARES Act supplemental funding program, and ARPA Grant funding from Jefferson County, NODC is offering free, practical, …

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Our Stories; Rockin’ Rendezvous event


A new event in town for a good cause. This inaugural event on August 21st will feature live storytelling with local special guests Margie Abraham (“She raised a “fleet” of sailing children, with humor and grace”, Nancy McDaniel, the Milhollands, and more. Click the poster below to learn more. Below that is a history tidbit …

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JOBS: at SEA MARINE


  SEA Marine is hiring year-round positions to join our Service, Canvas & Office teams. To apply, please visit our website CAREERS | SEA Marine (seamarineco.com) to submit your application and resume to info@seamarineco.com. We currently have the following opportunities available: Front Office Coordinator Marine Services Technician Lead Marine Canvas & Upholstery Estimator Marine Canvas …

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Port Biz-Meeting 8/18 Intergovernmental Collaborative Group


August 18 — 5pm Intergovernmental Collaborative Group (ICG) Meeting

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2022 PTMTA Brochure pdf


Please look for the bright yellow PTMTA Brochures at Admiral Ship Supply, Marine Thrift, The Port Office, The Point Hudson office, in a rack outside of the PTMTA office at the Nomura Building, Edensaw Woods, PT Rigging, the Chamber, and other public facing businesses. Need some for your business? Please let us know. In an …

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Building our Lifeboat Fund


The PTMTA collects funds earmarked for our marine trades people who are dealing with injury or health crisis that interferes with their ability to work. We understand that many of our members are under insured and cash in the hand could pay a bill or buy needed groceries, and at the very least, communicate our …

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Lodging needed for Boat School Students


Calling Community Members Help incoming students find housing A new batch of students will start classes October 3rd and we are working hard to connect them with housing. From families looking for small homes, to those looking for rooms in shared homes, all types of accommodations are needed. Thank you to those community members who …

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August 10th Port Commission Workshop details


Commission Workshop and Meeting August 10, 2022 By Port of Port Townsend on Aug 06, 2022 10:11 am The Agenda and Meeting Materials for the Public Workshop & Regular Meeting of the Port of Port Townsend Commission on August 10, 2022, have been posted. The Port Commission has two meetings scheduled for Wednesday, August 10. …

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Boat Stolen from Commercial Basin


Notice from Bob Frank:  14ft Sealaker was stolen mid-week from the Commercial Boat Basin in the Port of Port Townsend.  Please keep an eye out!  

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NWSWB Scholarships…application deadline


Deadline Approaching: Over $90,000 of scholarship funds to support students for the 2022-2023 programs beginning October 3, 2022. See list of scholarships, eligibility criteria, award details, and how to apply by clicking here. APPLY NOW Applications are due by Tuesday, August 9, 2022 by 5:00 P.M.

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AUG. 10th Port Commission workshop & meeting


August 10 — Workshop at 9:30 & Meeting at 1:00 p.m. Check the meetings page on Monday August 8th for the agenda packet.   Check the Ports News Posts and alerts HERE: https://portofpt.com/blog/

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NOAA Fisheries New Proposal


“A Roadmap for use of ‘Ropeless Gear”; article from National Fisherman Magazine Download the draft Ropeless Roadmap guide here. RopelessRoadmapDRAFT-NEFSC  

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10 year KPTZ video


Tour and interviews inside KPTZ. Meet the DJ’s and see the current and future studios.

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Ted Pike Memorial Race AUG 6


The Ted Pike Memorial Race is this Saturday, August 6th, 2022. This unique race involves anchoring, raising sails, running, possibly swimming or paddle boarding or kayaking, and sailing, and drinking (rum, or water). Entry fee: one pint of good rum. Party after the race at the Martha Boat Shop. Get all the details on the …

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Aug 6th open house discussion:Boat Yard Expansion+


The City of Port Townsend, Port of Port Townsend, and Jefferson County PUD will hold an open house for the Sims Gateway and Boat Yard Expansion project at the Port Townsend Community Center on August 6th.  Members of the public are encouraged to drop-in between 10 AM and 1 PM to view results from work …

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ASK the PUD at the August 5th Chamber Cafe


Chamber Cafe is a free, twice monthly Zoom event for community engagement. Name: Chamber Cafe – PUD Date: August 5, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT Register Now Event Description: Join us and our guest s from Jefferson County PUD and learn all they are doing for our quality of life in JeffCo. …

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Port of Olympia/Gibboney- continued…


Port of Olympia news continues to develop. See the article here, or the transcript below for the archive. Residents call for Port of Olympia executive director Gibboney to resign Rolf Boone, The Olympian (Olympia, Wash.) – 1h ago (July 26th, 2022) Jul. 26—The heat was turned up on embattled Port of Olympia Executive Director Sam …

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Thank You! NWSWB


Thank you to the NWSWB for a fun Boat Yard Gathering at the Nomura Building on Friday July 22.  

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Live aboard as the Herb Beck Marina host


Learn More about this opportunity here on the Port of PT website. All interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, resume, and application to  HR@portofpt.com.

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