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…

Read More
Canoe team

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Offers Canoe & Kayak Team Needed Space Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard has provided an answer while the city grapples with the question. The boatyard has stepped up to offer a solution to the critical canoe and kayak housing problem that has held Gig Harbor’s attention since it was discussed…

Read More
Canoe and kayak

Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team Wins 7th National Title Gig Harbor is proud of you, paddlers. For the seventh time in the last eight years, our own Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team has won the American Canoe Association Sprint National Championship. All the hours of grueling gym workouts, daily practice on…

Read More
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…

Read More
Dragon Boat

Dragon Boat Festival a Soaring Success at Paddlers Cup Gig Harbor Dragons Hold Thank You Party @ The Club Waves kicked up by Gig Harbor’s annual Paddlers Cup have smoothed back down, so we’re catching up on events that made a splash during the two-day regatta. The feature that is fast becoming the hottest event…

Read More
Paddlers Cup

Banner’s Up! Soon Paddles Up! 8th Annual Paddlers Cup Regatta is April 27-28, 2019 The Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup, organized by the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team, is splashing down in the harbor next weekend. This annual tradition is the premier event for Pacific Northwest canoe, kayak, paddleboard and outrigger athletes and enthusiasts…

Read More
summer

Fun Harbor Happenings Set for Summer With our prolonged winter finally behind us — please, Mother Nature, we’ve been good — we can at last imagine a season of warmth returning to the harbor….when we get to trade our snow shovels and layers of fleece for kayak paddles and flip flops. To help nudge this…

Read More
Annual Paddlers Cup

7th Annual Paddlers Cup Splashes Down in Gig Harbor Hundreds of paddle race fans filled Skansie Brothers Park this past weekend to take in the thrills — and, yes, the spills — of Gig Harbor’s annual Paddlers Cup. It was the 7th annual presentation of human-powered paddle races in the harbor organized by the Gig…

Read More

 Get into the Paddlers Cup Swing at The Club Join the festivities this evening, April 20, for the Paddlers Cup kick-off party at The Club @ the Boatyard from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The family-friendly party features swing dancing, food, beverages and fun for all ages. Paddlers can check in for their races, pick up…

Read More
Paddlers Cup

2018 Paddlers Cup Coming to the Harbor April 21-22 Skansie Brothers Park on the Gig Harbor Waterfront A premiere paddle event for Pacific Northwest canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board and outrigger athletes and enthusiasts of all age levels. The 7th Annual Paddlers Cup Regatta will take place April 21 and 22 at historic Skansie Brothers…

Read More