A hub for wooden boat enthusiasts, the Wooden Boat Foundation is located in historic Port Townsend. The Foundation caters to a thriving maritime community with educational programs, regattas, chandlery supplies, and docks. In early September, the annual Wooden Boat Festival showcases 200 wooden vessels and connects wooden boat experts from around the world.

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  • The Wooden Boat Foundation serves three purposes. In addition to its status as a research facility, the organization offers classes, charters, and half-day to multi-day tours. It's also the force behind Port Townsend's annual Wooden Boat Festival in September.
  • "Learn to Sail" classes are for all skill levels ages eight and up. The Foundation has a variety of sailing camps for kids, teens, and adults.
  • "Build-A-Boat Family Boat Building" offers families with kids of all ages a chance to build a boat, row it, and take it home.

380 Jefferson St.
Port Townsend, Washington 98368
Parking: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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