Three Sheets Northwest had a great time at this year’s Rum Run out of Elliott Bay Marina! Here’s a video of some of the action by SV Pardon My French.
Fall racing is back this year at Elliott Bay Marina with their annual Rum Run. A lighthearted race designed to encourage sailors to get out on the water, this year’s run will take place on Sunday, November 13. The race follows the same format as Elliott Bay’s marquee summer event, The Downtown Sailing Series and is solely put […]
Here’s a great video of the schooner Zodiac from the 2016 Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend along with the story of how she became a sail training vessel in the Pacific Northwest.
One of our favorite racing events of the year is nearly upon us: the 6th Annual Race Your House is set for Saturday, October 22. Where else but on Shilshole Bay can Pacific Northwest liveaboards duke it out for the honor of fastest “house” on Puget Sound? This will be our fourth time competing in the race, and we couldn’t be […]
Ted Pike came across this fun regatta format during a stay in Southern California where it is popular, and he believed it would translate to our area. He enthusiastically introduced it to the PTSA board and was actively planning for it (and had it put on this years schedule) when he passed. All the details are included in the […]
The Northwest Maritime Center announced on Friday that the Race To Alaska will run again in 2017 and that details will be announced September 9 at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival. While many fans had speculated that the race’s annual return was a given, at this point race organizers say they are only committing to one year […]
Brad Baker Vic-Maui Analysis #5 – July 26, 2016 With the Vic-Maui nearly a done deal, I thought I’d reflect a bit on the 2016 race. I don’t know about you other armchair sailors, but I have had a tremendous amount of fun watching this year’s race. It’s had a little bit of everything. It’s had […]