Northwest Maritime Academy

Boatyard Has it All for Weddings


All the Right Spaces for Your Wedding are @ Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard  Boatyard Makes an ‘Absolutely Wonderful Weekend’ for Bride & Groom Planning the myriad details for a wedding can be a daunting task. So take a huge portion of decisions-to-be-made off your plate in one step by booking the amazing accommodations and…

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Roche Harbor Yacht Club Cruising In


Roche Harbor Yacht Club Coming to the Harbor Gig Harbor is welcoming the Roche Harbor Yacht Club on its cruise to our “excellent little bay” on April 12 and 13. That’s how Wilkes Expedition explorers described Gig Harbor when they rowed into the harbor’s well-hidden opening in 1841, and the description still fits today. Always…

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Party Venues for Holidays @ the Boatyard


Holiday Parties Sparkle at Boatyard Venues Beautiful venues at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard are available for your festive party this holiday season Now is the time to book your special Christmas season party in one of our beautiful venues. Choose from our versatile and spacious Club @ the Boatyard or, for a more intimate…

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NWMA Offers Fast Rescue Boat Training

Fast rescue boat

Get Fast Rescue Boat Certification @ the Northwest Maritime Academy Mariners, did you know that you can keep adding tools of your trade with courses offered by the Northwest Maritime Academy? Well, you can and there’s a wealth of information on classes and trainings available on the Northwest Maritime Academy website. See today’s blog on…

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NWMA Has First Aid Classes for You

First Aid

Come to downtown Gig Harbor and get trained in American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR and AED with Capt. Ben Garman The Northwest Maritime Academy at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard is holding the American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid class on Sept. 7 and 10, 2018. Choose either day. The class runs from 9…

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NWMA Kicks Off Weekly Podcasts


NWMA Weekly Podcasts Offer Great Info on Northwest Maritime Academy You’ve heard of the popular TED Talks on various topics of interest. Well, now the Northwest Maritime Academy is launching its own “Ben talks” of sorts. Capt. Benjamin Garman, administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy, has started weekly podcasts called “NWMA Weekly” that are filled to the…

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Northwest Maritime Academy Has Classes for You

Northwest Maritime Academy

First Aid/CPR, Respirator Fit-Testing, Lifeboat Training & More The Northwest Maritime Academy, located appropriately in the heart of “The Maritime City” in downtown Gig Harbor Wash., is running on full steam with a slate of vital course offerings. From basic First Aid and CPR to Able Bodied Seaman classes, there is something for everybody at…

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Get Respirator Fit Testing @ the Boatyard

fit testing

Northwest Maritime Academy Offers Fit Testing Service The Northwest Maritime Academy at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard is now offering respirator fit testing. This safety check, required annually by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is being offered by experienced mariner Benjamin Garman, the new administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy in Gig Harbor. “OSHA…

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We’re at the Seattle Boat Show!

Boat Show

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard is at the Seattle Boat Show So come see us — we’re here all week. The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, runs through Saturday, Feb. 4, at CenturyLink Field Event Center, plus afloat on South Lake Union. We’re in our same easy-to-find location as last year — booth #E721…

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