With Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard (GHMB) making so many incredible changes in the past couple of years under its new ownership, we were bound to capture some media attention.

Below you can find copies of all of the exciting articles that were created to commemorate GHMB's incredible transformation. Please send us an e-mail if there is another story you'd like to see included on this page.

Thank you to the inspiring community of Gig Harbor for dreaming big and making our city great.

-Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard

Business of the Year

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard named chamber's Business of the Year

We were so proud to be named the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business of the Year. To be recognized as one of "those who have helped make the Gig Harbor peninsula area a better place to live, work and play" is such an honor, and we have our incredible community to thank.

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Gig Harbor Voted Cutest Town in Washington

In September of 2016, provided us with "The Cutest Towns in Every U.S. State" naming Gig Harbor as Washington's Cutest Town! With an incredible local history and cozy waterfront community, it is no wonder we stood out.

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Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Wins 5th Consecutive National Title

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard proudly supports The Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Racing Team, who won their 5th consecutive National Title in 2016. All Club membership fees are donated to support incredible local teams and groups including Gig Harbor Dragons, GHCKRT & Harbor WildWatch.

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Gig Harbor Gondola

We were so excited to have John Synco join us @ the boatyard in Summer 2016, giving classic Venetian gondola rides right here in the beautiful harbor. John was featured on the cover of Gig Harbor Living Local 's July issue.

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Gondola cruise

Gondolier Brings a Touch of Italy to Gig Harbor

John Synco has been a truly wonderful addition to the Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard. With hundreds of happy customers, it was no wonder The News Tribunes Gateway News came down to interview John about his incredibly unique business.

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Art Festival

Food Trolley Has Customers Lining Up in Gig Harbor

Summer 2016 debuted the seasonal opening of JW @ the Boatyard - our town's favorite food trolley. King5's Evening Magazine came down to see what we were serving up on the waterfront.

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Top 10 Harbors in America

Coastal Living featured the Top 10 Harbors in America, listing Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard as #1 in 2011 and #6 in 2016. With an incredible amount of beautiful harbors all around the U.S. we are flattered to be included in the Top 10.

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Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Gives Boaters a Lift

GHMB is the only full-service haulout facility in Gig Harbor with a 50 metric ton Travelift operated by Mark Rybin. The News Tribune's Gateway News did a highlight feature on our very talented Travelift operator and the boatyard that proudly employs him.

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