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Workshop: Introduction to “Fancy Knots”


October 29th, 1-5 PM For more details and to register, visit: theartfulsailor.com

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KPTZ interviews Carol Hasse


KPTZ’s podcast OUR TOWN, interviewed Carol Hasse on October 4th. Episode #209. You can listen here: https://kptz.org/2022/10/04/209-carol-hasse-pt-port-commissioner/  

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KPTZ Working Waterfront Features Schooner Martha


This episode of Our Working Waterfront features Robert D’Arcy of RD Marine and the Schooner Martha Foundation was first aired on August 12th 2022-

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Keep abreast of Maritime WA Heritage corridor news


Some of these posts may be relevant to you. If the marine trades do not pay attention and make our voices heard, the decision makers in this organization will not know to consider our industry. Please pay attention and speak up. https://preservewa.org/news-events/news/ For exampl: Seeking History & Heritage Nominations for the Maritime Washington Advisory Board  

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Kelp & Seaweed farming on the rise


Rising tide: Pacific Northwest could soon double or triple its small number of seaweed farms Read the article: https://www.kuow.org/stories/rising-tide-pacific-northwest-could-soon-double-or-triple-its-small-number-of-seaweed-farms

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Sail repair & Maintenance Workshop


October 22, 9-5PM For more details and to register, visit: theartfulsailor.com

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Emerald Marine looking for a Shipwright/Carpenter


We are looking for a shipwright/carpenter. Thanks! Andy Stewart Emerald Marine Carpentry 703 30th Street Anacortes, WA 98221 360-293-4161 Emeraldmarine.com

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Point Hudson History project


The below images are posters collaged from research by Rick Oltman, Ashlyn Brown, and Pam Petraneck in 2019 to create public awareness about the historical significance of the Point Hudson Jetty. At the time, the jetty had been redesigned using an inferior and inappropriate design. Community members banded together to research and make connections with …

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Port Orchard police marine patrol unit removes 35 derelict vessels on Sinclair Inlet


Read the full article in the Kitsap Sun Here; https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/news/2022/10/12/port-orchard-police-marine-patrol-unit-removes-35-derelict-vessels-sinclair-inlet-washington/8177224001/

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Home buyer education workshop


This is potentially relevant for some of our members as it can be a complex subject for anyone looking to buy a home in our current housing market. Information page HERE When: Thursday, October 20th 5:30pm to 7:30pm Where: New American Funding 2200 W Sims Way #203 Port Townsend, WA Info: 360-301-7575 contact@emilycaryl.com During this …

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Annual General Membership Meeting -Save the Date 11.16.22


The PTMTA is pleased to announce that our Annual General Membership meeting will take place on November 16th, a Wednesday, at 5:30PM. There will be food and an update from your board of trustees. Please mark your calendars and collect your questions and suggestions as we recap 2022 and look forward toward 2023. More details …

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PORT MEETINGS October 12


The October 12th workshop at 9:30am and the 1:00 pm commissioners meeting may include discussion about property use at Point Hudson. You can listen to the 09.28.22 MEETING AUDIO HERE or see the agenda packet by following the link above. The Oct 12th Agenda is not expected to be posted before Monday the 10th. Please …

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Trustee Ballots are in the Mail


Voting Member PTMTA Trustee Ballot is in the mail and should arrive in the coming week. Please make your marks and drop off at Admiral Ship Supply or add a stamp to the mailer and post before October 31st. Member participation in our association elections is critical to our legal obligations as an association. Additionally, …

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SHIPWRIGHTS COOP PARTY October 14


This amazing gathering of marine trades energy is back.

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Words to remember- Brion Toss


Brion Toss was honored with a lifetime achievement award by the NWMC in 2019. Brion knew he did not have much longer on this planet and his acceptance speech reminded us about what is important. BRION’S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD SPEECH   Some years ago I was working with our dear friend Jim, laying out and …

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First Annual EV Expo Sat. Oct. 8 @10-3


First Annual EV Expo hosted by the Chamber of Jefferson County. See the Chamber’s Events page for more info and click the image below to download and print the flyer. Owners are welcome to come and talk about their EVs.    

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JOB- at Waterline Boats


Waterline Boats is seeking a sales agent for its Port Townsend location. Established 2008, Waterline Boats is the exclusive Washington licensee for the Boatshed International Yacht Brokerage System and operates as Boatshed Seattle, Boatshed Everett, Boatshed Tacoma, and Boatshed Port Townsend. And Waterline Boats is the exclusive U.S. agent for Helmsman Trawlers. Retirees and others …

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3-strand Rope Splicing Workshop


Saturday October 8th For more details and to register, visit: theartfulsailor.com

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October Port Commission Meetings + Sept. meetings & recordings


2022 MEETING AGENDAS AND MATERIALS The Port of Port Townsend Commission will meet in person on the 2nd Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and 4th Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Workshops are set to be at 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Please find below a list (in reverse chronological order) of official Port …

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Building for lease in Boat Haven


The building next to the launch ramp is Available for Lease… Click the image below to see description. By Port of Port Townsend on Sep 27, 2022 09:39 am Marine Trades Use – Office For Lease in the Boat Haven

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