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Presentation and Book Signing with Acclaimed Author Amy Gulick


EVENT: “The Salmon Way” When: Tuesday, May 10, 2022, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm; doors open at 6:00 pm for the book signing and socializing Where: The Rose Theater, 235 Taylor Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368 What: Join us for a presentation and book signing with Amy Gulick, an award-winning nature photographer and writer. With …

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Our 20% Public Awareness Campaign revisited


Sharing some of our 2018-2020 maritime 20% posters and honoring Our Stories. Carol Hasse is now Port Commissioner Carol Hasse and Port Townsend Sails is now operated by and located at The Shipwright’s Co-op in Boat Haven.

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Marine Systems Instructor needed


The full-time Marine Systems Instructor plays a key role teaching in the 9-month competency-based marine systems program and also teaches week-long Intensives to industry professionals. We’re looking for a candidate who blends an ability to communicate and a desire to teach with strong technical marine systems skills. The ideal candidate will have strong systems/mechanical skills, …

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NWSWB Alumni tells her story


Celebrating our Marine Trades: NWSWB Alumni Wendy Apfel tells her story. Click image to link to video

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CLEAN BAY Project


Learn More about the Clean Bay Project, the electric pump-out boat built by the NWSWB

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Letter from Dr. Allison Berry


April 26, 2022 From: Jefferson County Public Health 615 Sheridan Street Port Townsend, WA 98368 360-385-9400 To: Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce 2409 Jefferson St A Port Townsend, WA 98368 (360) 385-7869 Dear Jefferson County business community, The COVID-19 case rate is at a high level and and has been rising since early March. So, …

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Hull Raiser Event NWSWB


Spread the word!

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Week-Long Intensives at NWSWB


Marine Electrical & Marine Corrosion Week-Long Intensives this Summer:

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Climate Impact- Hyper local discussion invitation


Event Invitation MAY 6th Chamber Cafe – Climate Impact – Hyper-Local Representatives from Jefferson County, the City of Port Townsend, the Port of Port Townsend, NODC, and JC Department of Community Development. will be discussing their organizations activities in addressing climate impact in our communities. This is a great opportunity to have your questions responded …

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Business Succession Webinar


Learn about Succession Strategies for your business. This is an online event. Click the image below learn more and to register.

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Food Coop 50year Celebration


May 4th at the Jefferson County Fair grounds – 4-9 PM

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Summer event volunteering


The NWMC has a list of volunteer opportunities for both the Seventy/48 and R2AK events. Click on the image if you are curious.

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Artful Sailor celebrates 5YR anniversary


Open House and Sail Loft Sock Hop The Artful Sailor Celebrates 5 years with Open House and Live Music Sat. April 30th Open House:  Noon to 5:00 pm Music:  5:00 – 7:00 pm Thank you to The Artful Sailor for being a loyal PTMTA member!

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The Armory Building’s new tenant


Congratulations to Sea Marine for opening their new canvas loft in the Armory Building at Point Hudson.

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Welcome New PTMTA Members


Check out our newest PTMTA members: Brandon Garms of Confluence Marine Systems Leigh O’Connor of Irondale Woodworks Erik Brown & Alyce Flannigan of Left Coast Charters  

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Port Biz


Check out the Port’s Hotsheet summary of the 4/13 Commissioners Meetings HERE. Port decisions impact PTMTA members and member feedback helps guide our commissioners as they make decisions on complex topics. See a list of Port meetings past and future HERE, including Agendas and Audio of past meetings.

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Port Townsend’s own- Jzerro NY-SF via the Horn


Posting this article from Sail-World about a locally built multihull now owned by Ryan Finn. This little boat that could is about to arrive in San Francisco from New York via Cape Horn. It has been an epic voyage covered by Lat 38 and all a-buzz on Sailing Anarchy. See the article below or visit …

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SCAM EMAIL Alert


The below image is of a SCAM email. Always be cautious of any emails asking for money or telling a sad story. Note that the sender address is not typical of the port even though the logo is being used. Port emails typically have the sender’s name@ Always look at the sender email carefully as …

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Happy Spring / Easter


Celebrate Spring! I found this list online of different ways around the world, to celebrate the arrival of Spring and the time of Easter. Let’s add our own Port Townsend ‘Easter’ Tradition! GO SAILING, Rowing, Paddle-boarding, or Kayaking! Fly a Kite In Bermuda, people fly homemade kites on Good Friday. Legend has it, the tradition started …

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Do you have Job Openings?


Please send the PTMTA your jobs-available information. We will post it here and it will be sent out the following Sunday and saved on our Jobs page. email details to PTMARINETRADES @ GMAIL.COM  (no spaces) If you are interested in hosting a student for job shadowing, please let us know. The PTMTA is hoping to …

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