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Fall Swap Meet @ Second Wave

Fall Swap Meet

Just One Week Until Second Wave’s Fall Swap Meet Boaters, have you reserved your space for the Fall Swap Meet at Second Wave in Gig Harbor? Have you sorted through your marine treasure to find items that need to set sail for a new port? There is still time for both before Second Wave’s Swap…

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Celebrating Labor Day

Labor Day

Happy Labor Day from Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard We are closed today in honor of Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. We celebrate workers everywhere, starting with our own dedicated boatyard crew which provides excellent marine service to area boaters. A bit of history… Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is dedicated to…

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Fire Department Runs Drill

Fire Drill

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Offers Site for Fire Drill The Gig Harbor Fire Department was able to run a real-scenario drill to be ready for a marina fire thanks to the cooperation of Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. All marinas in town benefit from a practice at an actual moorage facility in the event…

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Gig Harbor Gondola Expands Fleet

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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Local Sailor Pursues Olympics

Sailor Hanne Weaver

Gig Harbor Native Hanne Weaver Sets Sights on 2020 Olympics It’s been a summer of Olympic dreams for Gig Harbor water sport athletes. First, canoe and kayak paddlers from around the region made the harbor their home as they trained with the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team to secure the club’s seventh national…

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Devlin Design Graces the Yard

Devlin Design

A beautiful Devlin-designed boat is here in the yard for a new coat of bottom paint, and she certainly has turned heads with her cool and classic nautical lines. Anne Elise, a Devlin 33, is sitting pretty at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard while our paint crew works their usual bottom package magic. Mark Lindeman,…

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Boatyard Launches Float for Junior Sail

Jr. Sail float

Serving the Community: Boatyard Launches Float for Junior Sail Program Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard enjoys an active role in partnering with the community, especially where youth and water recreation activities are concerned. A long-time supporter of such worthy endeavors as the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team, the Gig Harbor Dragon Boat Team…

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Shrink Wrap ‘Cocoon’ Allows Safe Spraying

bubble for spray painting

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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Car Show Cruises In

Car Show

Gig Harbor Brewing Car Show Comes to the Boatyard Gig Harbor Brewing Co. kicked off Fourth of July week in grand style with its annual car show on June 30. For the second year the beautiful assortment of four-wheeled classics lined up among boats on the hard here at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. It…

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