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


It’s finally home: Local taproom gets a Gig Harbor address

Gig Harbor Brewing Co. finally opens up downtown. to read this article, Click Here.


First Gig Harbor restaurant week showcases waterfront restaurants

Our very own Trolley @ the Boatyard participated in the Downtown Waterfront Alliance’s 2018 Restaurant Week. To read this article, Click Here.


Marine consignment store coming to downtown Gig Harbor

Second Wave to open at the Annex @ the Boatyard in March! The consignment shop will be a revitalization of Second Wave Marine Consignment, which used to be located on Lake Union in Seattle.

To read this article, Click Here.

Cheers and Jeers, December 21, 2017

Why are we in this column? To read the article, Click Here.

Deck the Harbor holiday storefront decorating contest winners announced

Gig Harbor Waterfront Alliance announced their winners of the 2017 “Deck the Harbor” event. Where did Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard end up?

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With swing dancing, Gig Harbor teens make Tuesday nights fun again

The first Swing Dance @ The Club was 11/7/2017. A Group of local teenagers looks to grow this event.

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After Gig Harbor Council votes against displaying donated Nativity, one local business steps in

In October, 2017, the Gig Harbor City Council voted against displaying a privately donated Nativity Scene in Skansie Brothers Park. We offered refuge for those seeking a display in 2017.

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Swing dancing event for all ages to debut in downtown Gig Harbor

It’s time to dust off those old dancing shoes and boogie on down to The Club @ The Boatyard for some good ol’ fashioned swing dancing.

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Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard offers better than waterfront stays with Fleet Suites

Suite Dreams is Gig Harbor’s only on-the-water vacation stay. Book your weekend getaway with Danielle today!

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Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard leads effort to establish free mobile pumpout service to boat owners

Terry & Sons has now expanded their service to boat owners in Gig Harbor. We are excited to have them here, and are proud of our commitment to being a “clean boatyard.”

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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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Queen’s Cabinet closes as longtime Gig Harbor businesswoman retires

Gay Peraza ran Queen’s Cabinet, a boutique located at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, for nearly 10 years before retiring in September of 2016. We were happy to have Queen’s Cabinet @ the Boatyard and hope Gay enjoys retirement and spending time with friends and family.

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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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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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JW @ the Boatyard Food Truck – er, Trolley – Now Open in Gig Harbor

The opening of JW @ the Boatyard sure caused alot of talk – and watering mouths – around town. The Gateway included a feature on the food trolley and their very popular seafood dishes highlighting the location and menu.

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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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