Tough Decision Made to Cancel the 2021 Wooden Boat Festival

Despite the best efforts to put on a safe and fun Wooden Boat Festival this year, the difficult decision was made to cancel the event. In this rapidly shifting world of COVID-19, the Wooden Boat Foundation and Northwest…

In-person Wooden Boat Festival On Track for September

Hope is in the air for an in-person Wooden Boat Festival come September. Of all the events that got canceled in the past year due to Covid-19, the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend was one of the most disappointing for…

Virtual Wooden Boat Festival Delivers Inspiration, Entertainment and Connection

Creativity and resilience brought a new vision for a well-loved event from idea to reality. And it was awesome. It would be one big experiment. Never been done before. But, hey … why not?  When the pandemic hit, it soon…

48° North Interview: Virtual Wooden Boat Festival Director, Barb Trailer

Highlights abound for the upcoming Virtual Wooden Boat Festival on September 12, 2020. While the much-loved Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival (WBF) cannot happen in person in 2020, the festival must go on! The virtual fest…

Wooden Boat Festival Going Virtual in September

Virtual Wooden Boat Festival to Engage Boat Lovers in Stories, Boats, Presentations and More Mark your calendars, tell your friends, buy your tickets! The first-ever Virtual Wooden Boat Festival put on by Wooden Boat…

Cancellation of Beloved PNW Summer Boating Events Announced

Local Boating Organizations Have Made Final Decisions to Cancel Summertime Events With the summer boating season fast approaching in the Pacific Northwest and the effects of COVID-19 still bringing restrictions and…