Opening Day

Opening Day of Boating in Port Townsend is Saturday, May 6, 2017 and the club is sponsoring both private club events and the public boat parade and Blessing of the Fleet.


Commodore Bruce and Kathy Painter on board “Northern Sage” Opening Day 2016

The Port Townsend Yacht Club invites all interested boaters and rowers to participate in the annual Opening Day Boat Parade which will begin forming up at noon and pass in review after the departure of the 12:30 Coupeville Ferry. The public is invited to view the waterfront parade from the Northwest Maritime Center Pier, Pope Marine Park or other convenient locations along Water Street.

Boaters:  Local boaters are invited to join the Opening Day Boat Parade in Port Townsend Bay.  Complete this from, save it on your device and then email or mail the completed form to our Fleet Captain at    or    mail to:  PTYC Fleet Captain,   P.O, Box 75, Port Townsend WA  98368    

2017 Opening Day Poster

2017 Opening Day Parade Announcement RSVP-Boat info   or    PDF

2017 Opening Day Parade Route Map

2017 Small Craft Info Sheet 2017

2017 Opening Day Member Events
Opening Day Events Flyer
Friday Night Dinner

2016 Opening Day Boat Parade Photos   (See more photos in our Gallery)