Free pump outs

Through funding from the Pierce County Planning and Public Works Department, NW Mobile Pump Out and Marine Environmental Services will provide boat-side pump outs free of charge starting in late spring of 2021. At first, the free service will be offered just on weekends in sensitive shellfish growing areas of the South Sound, says Paul…

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Junior Sail Auction

GHYC Junior Sail Auction is LIVE! It is annual auction time for Gig Harbor’s popular youth sailing program, but this year with a twist that is becoming all too familiar during the pandemic: online shopping, bidding and donating. What’s not to love about browsing through more than 100 amazing things to buy at a leisurely…

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Trolley food

The Trolley @ the Boatyard Offers Delicious, Easy Fare Have you tried the Trolley yet? It doesn’t get any easier — or more delicious — to get a bite of amazing food on the go right in the heart of downtown Gig Harbor. The Trolley @ the Boatyard is more popular than ever this summer…

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Eagle Review

Guest Yachts at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Offer a Safe Vacay So, we’ve all been self-isolating at home, keeping our social distance and limiting our contact with people. We are wearing masks and washing our hands when we go to stores. But is there anywhere to go for a safe getaway this pandemic summer?…

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Trolley 2020 covid mask

 Trolley @ the Boatyard Opens to Enthusiastic Customers The Trolley @ the Boatyard, conveniently located next to Skansie Brothers Park, is open again and it’s clear that the waterfront food truck was sorely missed during closures. Business has been brisk since opening earlier this month says Jacques Henry, general manager of the popular trolley at…

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Eagle review

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard’s ‘Yachts at the Dock’ are Worth Raving About Guests Bob Worden and his wife Georgia, of Sammamish, Wash., and their daughter Carly Ann enjoy a terrific stay this month on Eagle, our 53-foot Vic Franck design yacht formerly owned by musician Steve Miller.  Here is Bob’s rave review of our…

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Second Wave

A Farewell Message from Second Wave Marine Repair & Consignment Store Closes its Doors June 15 In an unfortunate sign of the times, Second Wave managers have decided to permanently close the marine consignment store in Gig Harbor. Store Manager Gary Ford made the announcement in the following letter: “To our customers, vendors, consigners and…

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Harbor race series

Harbor’s June 2020 Sailboat Races Renamed the “Bill Harter Series” In a fitting tribute to much-loved Gig Harbor sailor Bill Harter, the June 2020 Harbor Series of Thursday night sailboat races has been renamed the “Bill Harter Series.” The avid sailor and beloved community member passed away on April 1 after a short battle with…

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Support businesses

Participate in GivingTuesdayNow on May 5 Help the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance Help Businesses Recover Click Here to Make Your Donation Thank you for supporting the efforts of the Downtown Waterfront Alliance For more about the Downtown Waterfront Alliance, view their latest video:  

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local restaurants

Supporting Local Restaurants is Easy with Alliance List The Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance is making it easy to support local restaurants during the COVID-19 shutdown. The Alliance has created a handy list of downtown Gig Harbor restaurants offering take-out or delivery service. Keep this helpful list posted at home and have easy access to…

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