How (Not) To Row Through A Surf Break

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Sea Stories | 5 comments

By Falk Bock with photojournalism by Jessica Robertson [Editor’s note:  In the spirit of our founder Dave Robertson’s motto, “The adventure continues….”, this is the first article in our new featured series, Sea Stories. This story comes from our own shop manager Falk, about a recent day-trip adventure with ocean rower Jordan Hanssen.  We plan to feature more stories from our team, as well as those of our...

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Mailbag: What Have We Been Up To?

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

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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Tall Ships Charleston

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Boat Shows |

We are headed back to Charleston for the Tall Ships event! Starting May 19th- 21st you can come see and board our gorgeous melonseed and other amazing boats and ships. There will be great food and music and a chance for your family or friends to build your own 12′ wooden boat. With so many amazing things to see and do, we hope you can come participate in the fun with us! To buy your tickets or find more information, click here Shortly...

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Available Now: Jersey Skiff Sailboat

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Available Now | 5 comments

This lovely Jersey Skiff Sailboat was built in 2007, but it looks brand new. The maintenance on this boat was absolutely flawless – it doesn’t have so much as a scratch on the keel. It has a beautiful gel coat color of burgundy and has all the functional upgrades – sliding seat, wood sheer, roller furling genoa, bilge pump, storage hatch, and a cover; as well as a trailer with spare tire, two pairs of 9′ spoon blade oars...

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