2016 SAILING ADVENTURES

  What are you doing this Summer? What could be more fun than exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest Inland Waters aboard MARTHA a 1907 Classic Racing Yacht. The 2016 Summer Sailing Season is just around the corner  and MARTHA’s Youth and Family Sailing Programs are one of the most exciting ways to see the San […]

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LAUNCH 2016

The launch date is March 2nd at 1330 and MARTHA is just about ready. The weather has been very difficult with rain every other day for about a month except for last week with 3 days in a row of no rain but cold, foggy conditions. We have 2 weeks to finish putting MARTHA together […]

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2016 Winter Haul Out

Thanks to the professional yard staff at the Port of Port Townsend  Boat Haven MARTHA is safely chocked up in Boat Haven for this winter’s refit. We had to re-schedule the haul out day because of heavy winds, instead of Wednesday the 3rd we hauled on Thursday the 4th right between two big fronts , […]

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Winter Projects and 2016

It’s year end, the Holidays are up front and center and we are already looking towards the 2016 sailing season. The Off Shore Adventure was a great success, we met a great many good people who were very excited to meet MARTHA and were able to re-aquaint many who have been in love with MARTHA […]

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ROUND The COUNTY 2015

  The Pacific Northwest weather Gods conjured up an amazing weekend of great racing weather. Friday morning first light MARTHA  departed for West Sound Orcas Island accompanied by PACIFICA, Doug Jones’  Sparkman and Stevens yawl.  The wind was SE 10 to 15 and by Smith Island built to 15 to 18. MARTHA made the passage […]

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OIYC Round The County

Tomorrow, Friday MARTHA departs for a full weekend of Orcas Island Yacht Club racing.   The Round The County race is 2 full days of racing,  circumnavigating the San Juan Islands.    The weather forecast is wind 15 to 30, and rain,  just as we like it! Round the County is a premier Northwest race […]

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Wooden Boat Wednesday THIS week Oct 21

Join us Wednesday for Robert’s presentation of the Off Shore Adventure.   We are also looking to host a community get together and slideshow later in November.   Date and time to be announced soon! New to our website is a summary of our yearly financial statement, which is always open to the public.  Go […]

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Off Shore Wrap Up and Looking to the Future

For folks following on Facebook, you were able to follow a little more closely.   Our apologies to the rest, we were in hibernation and did not keep up with our posting. Now that MARTHA has returned to her home dock in Port Townsend’s Point Hudson Marina, we can take a breath and reflect on […]

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Honolulu Departure / Hanalei Bay Arrival

MARTHA departed Waikiki at 1100 hrs on August 1st bound for Ko’olina Marina to refuel and then on to the fabled Hanalei Bay, Kauai. Transpac was an incredible experience from start to finish and I think it important to note that the Transpac Yacht Club is a non profit mostly volunteer organization.  The Race it […]

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Transpac / Waikiki Wrap Up

MARTHA and crew are safely and comfortably tucked in at the Waikiki Yacht club in the Ala Wai boat harbor in Honolulu. It was nip and tuck on arrival as we were the last boat in before they closed the harbor due to dangerously high breaking surf at the harbor entrance. One more night Offshore […]

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