Lazy Jack Demonstration with Alison!

Today Alison Wood, a long-time employee at Port Townsend Sails, walks through deploying and using her Lazy Jack system aboard her boat S/V Juichi, a Downeast 32. [...]

We’re hiring!

  Interested in joining our crew? We are hiring for several positions including - Shipwright with experience in structural repairs and interior joinery Marine Electrician Mechanic Marine [...]

Keeping Busy in the Sunshine

Here at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op spring has brought us beautiful sunshine, while we continue a busy schedule repairing a wide variety of vessels in boat haven. Chimo No. 4 [...]


Orion, Deep Green Wilderness' 64 foot wooden yawl is back at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op  for annual maintenance and woodwork.  The sailing vessel is located in close quarters with [...]


The newest member of Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op, Zeke McFadin, built a sailing vessel when he was 20 years old.  He named the boat "Ness".  It took [...]

End of Summer at Shipwrights Co-op

Bergen, the 1930 built longliner fishing vessel, is hauled out at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op for boat repair. Insequent and Linda Grace are hauled [...]

Felicity Ann: A Symbol of Inspiration

In 1953, Ann Davison became the first woman to single hand sail across the Atlantic Ocean alone.  Ann documented her experience in the book titled My Ship [...]

Engine Repairs at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op

Todd Lee is repairing the engine for the boat, Indiana, at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op Adam repairs long time client, Spirit Quest's, engine. [...]

Copper-free Paint Solution for Wooden Vessels

An Old Fishing Troller and a Classic Yawl are Ahead of Their Time In 2010, Orion sails with a fresh coat of copper-free paint after restoration [...]

PT Foundry Makes Turnbuckles for Martha

Last week the team at the Port Townsend Foundry was pouring turnbuckles for Schooner Martha.  The process is quite impressive.  While the furnace heated up the ingots [...]

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