Posts by Kerrie Andrist Clos

Team USA Trains in the Harbor

Canoe team

Canoeists from U.S. Team Practice in the Harbor this Summer This summer Gig Harbor has become the training ground for the country’s top canoe and kayak paddlers, many of whom have their sights set on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. They are Team USA national canoe and kayak athletes made up of three or…

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Boatyard Has it All for Weddings

Wedding

All the Right Spaces for Your Wedding are @ Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard  Boatyard Makes an ‘Absolutely Wonderful Weekend’ for Bride & Groom Planning the myriad details for a wedding can be a daunting task. So take a huge portion of decisions-to-be-made off your plate in one step by booking the amazing accommodations and…

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Rooster Races are Back!

Rooster Races

Gig Harbor Brewing’s 2nd Annual Rooster Races Come Bouncing Back to the Harbor It’s all about fun and hilarity, says Gig Harbor Brewing Co. on Facebook. I mean, what else could it be when talking about humans racing across the park astride bouncy, inflatable roosters? Gig Harbor Brewing’s Harbor Taproom is holding its second annual…

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‘Paddle Safe’ Tips Save Lives

Paddle Safe Week

Paddle Safe Week With the popularity of paddle sports growing every year, the Washington State Parks Boating Program is leading a statewide effort to increase safety awareness. Last month, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a proclamation declaring July 21-27, 2019, Paddle Safe Week. Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard joins the Washington State Parks Boating Program in…

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Boatyard Guesthouse Ideal for Concert Nights

concert view fromGuesthouse

Dates Are Still Available for The Guesthouse on Tuesday Concert Nights What could be better than a luxurious getaway with a waterfront view? How about one with a wonderful summer evening concert in the park below? That’s the setup here with our Guesthouse @ the Boatyard and the popular Summer Sounds at Skansie concert series on…

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I’m Mike McCallum. What’s Your Story?

Mike McCallum story

Determination Drives Canoeist to Conquer Challenges “Strength, endurance, perseverance. Training to be one of the nation’s best takes hard work, dedication and time. You need to give it everything you’ve got. And then some. “You’ll push limits you didn’t know you had. You’ll find out what you’re truly made of. I lost a piece of…

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Shrink Wrap ‘Cocoon’ Allows Safe Spraying

bubble for spray painting

Shrink Wrap Creates Bubble for Environment-Friendly Boat Work An idea that Mark Lindeman had for shrink wrap boat storage has ballooned into another whole application here at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, and it’s good for the environment. It’s using the shrink wrap equipment the yard initially purchased for wrapping boats for long-term storage to…

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Car Show Cruises In

Car Show

Gig Harbor Brewing Car Show Comes to the Boatyard Gig Harbor Brewing Co. kicked off Fourth of July week in grand style with its annual car show on June 30. For the second year the beautiful assortment of four-wheeled classics lined up among boats on the hard here at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. It…

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