Seattle Boat Show

Come Down and See Us at the Seattle Boat Show Seattle Boat Show 2020 is halfway through its nine-day run, but there is still plenty of time to come down and see us. Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard and Second Wave Marine Repair and Consignment are settled in and ready to show you everything we…

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Boatyard

Enjoy a Year in Review from the Boatyard Before we ring in the new year, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the events that shaped 2019. As always, it was a full calendar of harbor happenings. January Pacific rower Jacob Adoram Hendrickson reaches the halfway mark on…

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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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Waterfront Wednesdays

Telling the Stories That Don’t Always Get Told Videographer Chance Busey’s Videos Capture Summer in the Harbor Chance Busey just wrapped up his fantastic video series highlighting the people and happenings that make Gig Harbor such a special place to be. Other fitting terms are wow and wonderful for the weekly “Waterfront Wednesdays” videos that…

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Gondola expands

New Gondola and Gondolier Join John Synco’s Harbor Tours Gig Harbor Gondola just got bigger. The popular Venetian-style harbor tour operation has now doubled in size with the addition of a new gondolier from California and a new gondola, fresh off the ship from Italy. Gondolier Greg Garite — shown above, and yes, he sings…

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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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boat show

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Wraps Up Another Successful Boat Show The Seattle Boat Show finished its nine-day raft-up in the Emerald City on Feb. 2, and it was another successful run for Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard as we showcased the many reasons to make the downtown waterfront your Gig Harbor destination. The boatyard…

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veterans day

As we close out the week that saw many Veterans Day observances around the country, take a minute to enjoy this patriotic video taken by Chance Busey of Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. Busey beautifully captured the lowering of the large flag that has flown from the boatyard service shed since last May. Boatyard crew…

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