Gig Harbor Marina Boating Services

‘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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Shrink Wrap ‘Cocoon’ Allows Safe Spraying

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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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Consider Vinyl Wrapping Your Boat

vinyl wrapping

See Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard About Vinyl Wrapping Instead of Painting Boaters, if you’re thinking it’s about time to have your vessel repainted, you might want to consider an application that’s gaining in popularity: vinyl wrapping instead of painting, and we can arrange it for you here at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. Boat…

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We Haul More than Just Shiny Yachts

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Boatyard Hauls Sunken Boat Wait a minute, did Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard just haul the Black Pearl? Well, not quite but it certainly was as crusty as a pirate ship. Just a little pressure washing and some new bottom paint, right? We think not. Our boatyard crew hauled a barnacle-encased probably MacGregor 26 this…

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Swap Meet @ Second Wave a Great Fit

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Treasure Abounded at Swap Meet @ Second Wave Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard’s 5th Annual Swap Meet on June 8 was bigger and more popular than ever this year. Most likely because it was held at Second Wave, which offers even more treasure for browsing just inside the consignment store. “What a great turnout,” said…

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Jacob Did It!

Jacob

Record-Setting Solo Pacific Rower Jacob Adoram Hendrickson Makes it to Australia Unbelievable. After 336 grueling days at sea, an elated Jacob Adoram Hendrickson felt a new sensation under his boat on Saturday: his hull scraping against a sandy beach. On June 8 the former fighter pilot made landfall in Australia, at last making his goal…

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Escape to the Harbor

guest yacht

Be a Guest in Our ‘Floating Inns’ Fleet Suites @ the Boatyard for Your Summer Getaway Summer is unfolding out in front of us with endless possibilities for great getaways and exciting experiences. Make one of them a vacation on a beautiful guest yacht at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. Our Fleet Suites @ the…

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