Monday, August 25, 2014

Race to Alaska

The Northwest Maritime Center, Small Craft Advisor, Wooden Boat Chandlery, and some other organizations are sponsoring a nautical race from Port Townsend WA to Ketchikan Alaska.  The race is for non-motorized vessels and consists of 2 stages.  One stage from Port Townsend (PT) to Victoria BC that is a supported stage of about 40 miles and a second stage from Victoria BC to Ketchikan AK of about 710 miles.  First boat to Ketchikan wins a $10,000 purse, no word on if there is going to be a side bet....

Race starts June 4th 2015.  For more information go to

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Friday, August 2, 2013

Fugu Fish 5'6" Wood surfboard in action

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Granite Falls Shop Girls Ecomarathon Team Video

We are proud sponsors of the Granite Falls High School Shop Girls Eco Marathon Team. Below is a video about their team and what they do.

The Shell Ecomarathon is a competition open to universities and high schools to develop vehicles that are energy efficient.  The vehicle that gets the most MPG in its category wins.  


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

SUP Kits Available NEW Blog for SUPs

We have SUP kits available for our new 14' Wooden SUP.  More information is available here.

We have also added a new Blog just for Stand Up Paddleboards and for Paddling in the San Juan Islands.  That blog is

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Stitch and glue boatbuilding demo

We will be hosting a stitch and glue boatbuilding demo at our facility Thursday night November 8, 2012 From 6 to 8 PM.

Friday, May 25, 2012

SUP Surfing

We had a little swell come through last week and instead of battling it out with the 6 longboarders at the well known local surf spot I opted to give SUP surfing a try at a nice lonely spot where I had 3 breaks of my choosing...... There may be something to the SUP surfing thing......

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Just in- New products- Surfboard Leashes and SUP Pads

We just got in a new selection of surfboard and SUP leashes as well as SUP traction pads and COLD water wax (Sticky Bumps)
Leashes are 6' Comp, 6', 7', 8', and 9' regular, and 10' SUP.

The SUP pad is a nine piece pad so you can size it up or down to fit the deck of your board. It has a diamond cut traction pattern and uses quality 3M adhesive.

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