Fun @ The Club Returns This Spring


Maybe you’ve been wondering….. Where has your Club @ the Boatyard been? It has been a very busy first quarter at the boatyard. When we brought in the New Year, we also brought on several exciting new additions and events that we look forward to sharing with you, our Club Members. From opening The Trolley under boatyard…

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Repairs at the Repair Facility


Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Has Bulkhead Work Done Weather, erosion and time take their toll on a waterfront and it’s no different at the boatyard — especially one this old. Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard dates back to 1905 when it began as Skansie’s Ship Building Company, and although our bulkhead isn’t quite that…

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It’s Almost Paddlers Cup Time

Paddlers Cup

2018 Paddlers Cup Coming to the Harbor April 21-22 Skansie Brothers Park on the Gig Harbor Waterfront A premiere paddle event for Pacific Northwest canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board and outrigger athletes and enthusiasts of all age levels. The 7th Annual Paddlers Cup Regatta will take place April 21 and 22 at historic Skansie Brothers…

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Harbor Taproom Opens @ the Boatyard

Harbor Taproom

Gig Harbor Brewing’s Harbor Taproom a Crowd Pleaser Gig Harbor Brewing Co. had the grand opening of its new Harbor Taproom this past Saturday and the crowd of brew-sipping patrons looked right at home. As they should in the comfortable man-cave ambiance of stuffed leather sofas and chairs in front of muted area rugs and steamer…

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An Update on ‘Grace’


We first met Grace and her new owner back in November, so it’s high time for an update on these two mates. To recap, Grace is a sweet Union 36 full keel cutter and her owner is Maria Naples, who bought the sailboat in Port Orchard a year ago while still living on the East Coast. Then,…

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It’s a Grand Banks Rendezvous!

Grand Banks

Several Grand Banks Trawlers in the Yard Right Now It’s not really a boat club ‘rendezvous,’ but rather a fun-for-blogging coincidence: Our yard seems to be heavy to Grand Banks power boats lately. Currently, there are four of the popular trawlers at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard for general service work; plus, there have been that many…

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