See you in Annapolis Oct 5-9!

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Boat Shows | 0 comments

We’re thrilled to announce that in just a few weeks we’re attending the big sailboat show in Annapolis! Here’s a chance for those of you on the Eastern seaboard to see some of our boats up close and personal. United States Sailboat Show Annapolis, MD October 5-9, 2017 Tickets and more information: http://www.annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-sailboat-show/ This is the largest and oldest in-the-water sailboat show in the world....

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Summer Shadows

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Just for Fun | 0 comments

As summer stretches into fall and the shadows are getting longer, we thought we’d take a break from the norm and share a little of the behind-the-scenes of what goes on outside our typical 9-to-5 here at the shop.  So here’s a little peek into GHBoats “after hours” and what life is like here when daylight turns to shadow.     Gig Harbor Cruisers at GH Boats From time to time Dave hosts a meet up for the...

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Boats Afloat 2017 – see you on Lake Union!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Boat Shows | 0 comments

Sept 14-17, come and see us at the Boats Afloat Show on Lake Union in Seattle!  This is always a fun show, the September weather is often sunny but not too hot.   SHOW DATES September 14–17, 2017 LOCATION South Lake Union  Chandler’s Cove  901 Fairview Ave N  Seattle, WA 98109 HOURS Weekdays 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM  Weekends 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Find more information and tickets at boatsafloatshow.com...

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“Red sky at night…. sailors delight?”

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Just for Fun | 1 comment

Who remembers this old sailor’s adage? “Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning… Red sky at night, sailors delight!” This old-time meteorological rule of thumb has been used by seafarers for thousands of years.  Sailors learned that if the sun was red at sunrise (looking east), it meant trouble was brewing in the form of haze or storm clouds.  But if the sun was red at sunset (looking west), then favorable...

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Mailbag: What Have We Been Up To?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Boat Shows, Mailbag | 0 comments

This season has been a busy one. With boat shows and parades, we seem to have a new event every week. Here are some photos from our recent adventures! This is from the Gig Harbor Maritime Parade back in early June. One of our very own boats made an appearance and Dave got to pull it with his ranch wagon.   Our latest event was the Tacoma Festival of Sail! It was great being able to meet so many of you and take part in all the activities...

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Tacoma Festival of Sail Jun 15-18

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Boat Shows |

Time to celebrate sailing vessels large and small, from tall ships to daysailers and everything in between! (With a bonus appearance by the world’s largest rubber duck!) Gig Harbor Boat Works will be in attendance, ready to introduce some local sailors (and wish-to-be sailors) to our unique fleet of small rowing and sailing vessels.  Come and see us, enjoy live music and entertainment, and tour the tall ships! Location: Downtown Tacoma at...

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