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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Speed Test

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Captain's Gig, Mailbag |

Recently, a customer wanted to know how fast our smallest boats go with a 2 hp motor. It was a nice sunny day so we decided to take a couple dinghies out for speed testing. We don’t usually think of our boats as motor boats but they work well with a small outboard in maneuverability and speed. Our boats are in fact faster than most competitors because of their fair hull forms, keel design and light weight. Many customers report much...

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September 2007 Newsletter

Posted by on Sep 22, 2007 in Newsletters |

Welcome! Here in the Pacific Northwest, its been a great summer, and we have been keeping busy building boats for your fall fun! It’s been a little cooler than the typical Northwest giving us sweatshirt weather for our Labor day picnics. It’s not too late to get out and enjoy the last of the summer calender, so grab these nice days while you can! See you on the water! As many of you know we rely mostly on word of mouth to sell our...

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