Wooden Boat Festival 2021 has been canceled due to COVID-19.

It’s with heavy hearts that, despite our best efforts, we have canceled this year’s Wooden Boat Festival. Click here to read our full update.


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

Admiral Jack dockside Tours

Come see the newest addition to Northwest Maritime Center’s fleet, the Admiral Jack! A comfortable tour boat in the summer and state-of-the-art floating classroom during the school year, the Admiral Jack was relaunched in August of 2021 after a total refit. Join us for dockside tours, located at the Northwest Maritime Center dock.

• Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
• Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM
• Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM

Charter Lady Washington

Tall Ship Lady Washington is the official state ship of Washington. She sails from Aberdeen, Washington, offering educational programming interpreting the initial interactions between Euro-Americans and the Native Peoples of the Pacific Northwest.

• Thursday:
Free Deck Tours 11AM–2PM
Public Sail 6PM–8PM

• Friday:
Free Deck Tours 11AM–1PM
Public Sail 2PM–4PM
Sunset Sail 6PM–8PM

• Saturday:
Free Deck Tours 11AM–1PM
Public Sail 2PM–4PM
Sunset Sail 6PM–8PM

• Sunday:
Free Deck Tours 11AM–1PM
Public Sail 2PM–5PM

For tickets, please visit historicalseaport.org/tickets

Left Coast Charters

Traditional Gaff Rigged Catboat, built at the Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building in 2009. This Crosby Design is Eco-Friendly with Electric auxiliary propulsion. Passengers are welcome to take the helm, help to raise sails, or sit back and enjoy the ride. Family Friendly sail, 6 guests max.

Special Festival Pricing
$40 per person – One Hour Festival Sail

• Friday | 10-11AM, 12-1PM, 2-3PM, 4-5PM
• Saturday | 10-11AM, 12-1PM, 2-3PM, 4-5PM
• Sunday | 10-11AM, 12-1PM, 2:30-4:30PM
(2 hour sail by sail $80.00 per person)

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 10 AM – 5 PM
• Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM
• Sunday 10 AM – 2 PM