Boatyard Blogger Bids Farewell


Moving On to Retirement, Home-Remodeling and Grandparenting The New Year is marked by endings and beginnings so it feels like the natural time to start a new chapter for myself. Dear readers, this is my final blog for Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. I have been filling this space with news and photos of happenings…

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Suite Getaways Await


Have a Peaceful Escape on Fleet Suites The guest accommodations at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard are open and offer an inviting retreat for the holidays — not to mention a safe harbor from that other thing going on. Plan your getaway on one of the marina’s three Fleet Suites @ the Boatyard guest yachts…

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Get Away on Fleet Suites

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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Donkey Creek Chum Festival

Chum Festival

Donkey Creek Chum Festival Harbor History Museum Nov. 16 – 12 to 4 p.m. ~ Free Admission Harbor WildWatch & the Harbor History Museum Announce Annual Chum Festival: Every year the greater Gig Harbor community celebrates the return of the salmon to our local waters. The annual Donkey Creek Chum Festival serves to remind us…

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Girls Fish, Too

Girls Fish Too

Evening at Skansie Netshed Reminds That ‘Girls Fish, Too’ We all know about Gig Harbor’s deep roots in the commercial fishing industry, its rich fishing family heritage that spans three centuries. After all, a fleet of seiners is stilled moored along harbor docks and several working netsheds still grace the waterfront. The community loves to…

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Yo ho, it’s Maritime Gig Festival

Yo Ho Parade

Harbor’s Annual Maritime Gig Festival & Blessing of the Fleet is June 1-2 Ahoy, matey’s! It’s time for Gig Harbor’s swashbuckling summer kickoff celebration with the Maritime Gig Festival set for June 1 and 2. Join the fun as the community comes together for this annual event celebrating the harbor’s rich maritime history with a…

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Annual Le Mans Race Sets Sail

Le Mans

The Gig Harbor Yacht Club is hosting its annual Le Mans Sailboat Race on Saturday, Nov. 17, starting and finishing Gig Harbor bay. About 30 boats from around Puget Sound will be participating in this unique sailing contest where boats start from anchor in Gig Harbor and race up Colvos Passage and back to the…

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Boaters Invited to Light Up Harbor

Lighted Boat Parade

Invitation to the Gig Harbor Lighted Boat Parade Old salts, young salts and all salts in-between are invited to help dazzle the harbor with the Gig Harbor Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 8. The annual parade sponsored by the Gig Harbor Yacht Club gets under way at 5 p.m. All area boaters are welcome to…

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