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Northwest Maritime Center

Who We Are

We're many things, and at our core we are a campus that uses powerful maritime experienes to educate, inspire people to adventure, and celebrate our maritime culture. 

We Educate by providing:

  • Support to our local school district via the Maritime Discovery Schools
  • Youth summer camps
  • Adult sailing, rowing & boatbuilding classes
  • Training for maritime professionals

We Support Community Development by:

  • Providing space for community gatherings
  • Carrying 40+ local products in our Chandlery

We Celebrate Maritime Culture and Inspire Adventure by:

  • Hosting the annual Wooden Boat Festival
  • Hosting annual Regattas
  • Hosting the Race to Alaska

What We Do

The mission of Northwest Maritime Center is to engage and educate people of all generations in traditional and contemporary maritime life, in a spirit of adventure and discovery. We're many things, and at our core we are a campus that uses powerful maritime experiences to educate, inspire people to adventure, and celebrate our maritime culture. We do it for owr own love of boats, in service to the local community and maritime industry, but mostly becuse regardless of the subject, the sea is the most powerful teache we know.