Deck the Hulls: Bringing the Holiday Spirit to the Waterfront

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in Just for Fun, Point Defiance | 0 comments

This weekend people everywhere are greening their houses, their workplaces, and their cities in preparation for the holiday season. Why not let a boat be part of the fun?! Here in Gig Harbor we have a great maritime culture, and every year there is a holiday boat parade where people festoon their boats with lights, and circle the harbor after sunset. It’s fun to view both from the water and from land, taking in the holiday lights from...

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Puget Sound Crab season opens tomorrow, June 30th!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2018 in Just for Fun, Lobster Boat, Point Defiance |

One of the key signs that summer is here in the Puget Sound is the arrival of crab season… when our local waters are suddenly dotted by the red and white buoys that indicate a forest of crabpots hidden beneath the surface. If you’ve got a GH Boat that’s been sitting idle, waiting for an excuse to get put to work, there is no better occasion than this!  

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“My ship came in” – Crating and Shipping a GHBoat

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Mailbag |

Our favorite days here at the shop are the ones where we get to greet a customer who is coming to pick up their long-awaited new boat.  After a long decision process around which boat to buy, choosing different options, placing the order and waiting until it’s their turn for construction, there’s nothing like seeing a customer’s eyes light up when they finally see the boat they’ve been dreaming of.  It’s one of the...

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Charleston In-Water Boatshow April 20-22!

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Boat Shows |

Hey there East-coasters – heads up that we’ll be at the Charleston In-Water Boat Show this coming weekend! Our East Coast rep Shawn Payment will be there, showing the very Melonseed that performed so admirably in last summer’s OBX130.  This boat’s adventures in OBX130 have been featured in this month’s issue of Small Craft Advisor magazine, and on our own blog. This is a great opportunity to come and see how well...

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Come see us in Seattle – Jan 26 – Feb 3!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Boat Shows | 2 comments

With another trip around the sun complete, we turn over the calendar to a new page – and nothing says Happy New Year to us quite like returning to the Seattle Boat Show! As always this is both an indoors and afloat show – we’ll be in the Indoor area at CenturyLink stadium, you can find is in the West hall (that’s the big one), just look over by the stairs for the GH sails!  But remember that your ticket also gets you...

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