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Thursday, September 6
 

5:30pm PDT

Lifetime Achievement Awards
The Lifetime Achievement Awards will be held Thursday, September 6 in the Maritime Meeting Rooms at the Northwest Maritime Center. Doors open at 5:00 PM, awards start at 5:30 PM. This heartfelt Festival tradition is hosted by WoodenBoat Magazine and is open to the public. Beer and wine available for purchase.

2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards:
The Wooden Boat Foundation Lifetime Achievement in Wooden Boat Community Spirit & Culture: Marty Loken

The Wooden Boat Foundation & WoodenBoat Magazine Lifetime Achievement in Boatbuilding & Design: Bob Perry

Thursday September 6, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm PDT
Northwest Maritime Center
 
Friday, September 7
 

4:00pm PDT

Carol Hasse & Port Townsend Sails 40th Anniversary Celebration - All Welcome!
Come join the celebration!

Speakers
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Carol Hasse

Carol Hasse is a sailmaker, sailor, writer, sail instructor, and founder and owner of Port Townsend Sails. One of the original Wooden Boat Festival organizers, Carol has a deep love of wooden boats. She has sailed over 50,000 miles offshore in a number of the world's waters.


Friday September 7, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Sail Loft

6:00pm PDT

R2AK Blazer Party - A Ticketed Event
Special R2AK ticketed event   

Join us for the R2AK Blazer Party September 7th, 6-8pm at the Northwest Maritime Center and mix it up with racers and R2AK high command.  We’re throwing that finish line party, recognizing the world records that were established, handing out some awards, announcing the details for next year’s race and snacking and toasting.  

Friday September 7, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Northwest Maritime Center
 
Saturday, September 8
 

4:00pm PDT

Wooden Boat Festivals of the World: Open House
Join us for a refreshing beverage and to learn a little about our 2019 International trips - the Australia Wooden Boat Festival and British Virgin Islands - and help us brainstorm and plan future adventures. Where do you want to go? How do you want to travel?

Saturday September 8, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Hospitality Suite 431 Water Street

5:30pm PDT

Sea School Northwest Industry Panel - Learn About Jobs on the Water, How to Get Them, What They're Like
A special Sea School Northwest Industry Panel offers you a chance to learn about the growing opportunities for work on the water. This adventurous industry has an average salary of $70,800 in Washington State and ranges from jobs on ferries to research vessels, cruise ships to tug boats, and more. Thanks to the Port Townsend School of Woodworking and Preservation Trades providing their space at the annual PT Wooden Boat Festival, you can listen to 4 to 6 working mariners discuss what their jobs are really like, how they started their career, and offer their practical advice for aspiring mariners. Ask questions! Learn if this industry is right for you. Refreshments provided. No festival admission required. Sea School Northwest staff will describe their 8 week training program on tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain and go over applying for available scholarships. More information at www.seaschoolnw.org.  

Saturday September 8, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm PDT
Woodworking Stage

7:00pm PDT

Saturday Night Movie - Manry at Sea: In the Wake of a Dream
Saturday September 8, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Adventure Stage NW Maritime Ctr