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White Cap Series/ Bronze Anchor Roller

White Cap Series race 5 was a real hoot. Wind West 12 to 15 then 15 to 18 then a high of 28. The crew did a great job of keeping MARTHA in trim and rolling. We hit the Start line about a minute  late and fast. As we crossed the Start line at the […]

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2016 YOUTH SAILING CAMP PROGRAMS

The 2016 MARTHA youth sailing season is in full swing. This Spring we started with the Caitlin Gable school from Portland and have moved directly to the Port Townsend Sailing Association’s Whitecap Race Series with the Port Townsend School system OCEAN Class.  Friday, April 15, was some fine light-air sailing where the crew worked on […]

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Ocean Class / Whitecap Series

MARTHA started her Spring sail training with students involved with Port Townsend School District’s OCEAN Program.   We are participating in the Port Townsend Sailing Association’s Whitecap Series.   Watch the city waterfront Friday evenings, races start at 6. We started with a dockside deck safety and line handling session and then a pre-race  afternoon sail […]

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CLASSIC YACHT RACING

MARTHA is getting ready for her 2016 racing season. Many ask about our racing program and seem a little surprised that Martha races not only in the local wooden boat races but also with the modern boats. Martha was designed and built as a racing yacht and has been involved in racing through most of […]

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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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