Paddleboard Rides in the Pool

Paddleboard Pool on the Point
All ages can try out a paddleboard in the paddleboard pool on the Point. This is great for those who have never been on a paddleboard before.

• Friday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
• Saturday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
• Sunday 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Row and Sail a Longboat

Longboat Dock in basin of marina
Journey back in time aboard replicas of Captain George Vancouver’s boats from 1792. Work together as a crew to row and sail aboard these 26’ open boats with 8 rowing stations. Ages 12 and up. Signups start at 9 AM each morning at the longboat dock in the northeast corner of the marina.

• Friday 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
• Saturday 9:00 AM–4:30 PM
• Sunday 11:00 AM–4:30 PM

Tour the harbor on the Martha J

NWMC Dock | Sign up at the Free Rides Booth behind the NWMC
Take a ride on the beautiful Martha J—a 1984, 24′ motor launch built by Richard Pulsifer in Maine. Leave from the Northwest Maritime Center dock on the hour and half hour. Maximum 8 people per ride.

• Friday 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
• Saturday 9:30 AM–5:00 PM
• Sunday 10:00 AM–2:00 PM

Sail on Adventuress

Depart from City Dock at Pope Marine Park across from City Hall on Water Street
Adventuress has a full sailing schedule and we want to see you out on the water helping to raise sails, taking pictures of the classic wooden boats, and helping the crew put Adventuress through her paces.

For advance purchase of Adventuress tickets go to or call 360-379-0438. During the festival please visit the Sound Experience booth at Pope Marine Park across from City Hall on Water Street.

Please note: Members’ free sails do not apply during the Festival.

As a thank you to the local Port Townsend community, Sound Experience is offering Half Price Friday!

Half Price Friday
Free Dockside Tours | 9:00–10:00 AM
Public Sail | 10:30 AM–1:30 PM | $32.50/adult | $17.50/18 & under
Public Sail | 2:30–5:30 PM | $32.50/adult | $17.50/18 & under

Public Sail | 10:00 AM–1:00 PM | $65/adult | $35/18 & under
NW Schooner Cup Race | 2:00–6:00 PM | $79/adult | $49/18 & under
*Sound Experience members receive 15% off.

Public Sail | 10:00 AM–1:00 PM | $65/adult | $35/18 & under
Fleet Sail By | 2:00–5:00 PM | $65/adult | $35/18 & under
*Sound Experience members receive 15% off.

*Members, please call Susan at 360.379.0438 x1 to get the discount code for 15% off, or if you need help purchasing tickets.

Sail on Schooner Zodiac

Anchored, Ship’s Tenders Pick Up NWMC Dock
The Zodiac is a classic gaff rigged schooner built in 1924, and at 160’ she is the largest historic windjammer in the Pacific Northwest. Passengers are welcome to help raise and maneuver the sails, take a turn on the ship’s wheel and explore below decks. All of our festival sails include buffet meals cooked fresh in our galley by our professional chef. We also have a full bar service on deck. Lunch and dinner sails daily for the Festival.

For tickets, please visit or call us at 206.719.7622. Be on the NWMC dock for pick-up 30 minutes prior to sailing times.

Deck Tours | 2:00 – 5:00 PM | Free for Festival Patrons
Sunset Dinner Sail | 5:30 – 8:00 PM | $69/person

Brunch Sail | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | $69/person
Deck Tours | 12:30 – 1:30 PM | Free
Schooner Race/Supper Sail | 2:00 – 5:30 PM | $85/person

Brunch Sail | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | $69/person
Deck Tours | 12:30 – 1:30 PM | Free
Sail-By/Supper Sail | 2:00 – 5:30 PM | $85/person