Opening Day

Opening Day of Boating in Port Townsend is Saturday, May 5, 2018 and the club is sponsoring both private club events and the public boat parade and Blessing of the Fleet.  We are thrilled to announce that the Lady Washington has scheduled 2 sailings from the Northwest Maritime Center Dock:  12 noon–2pm and an evening sail:  6-8pm.  Check their website for future ticket availability:


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 the information form below, 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       PTYC Members Boat Parade Sign Up Sheet.

2018   Opening Day Notice

2018   Opening Day Poster

2018   Opening Day Parade Announcement, RSVP & Boat Info    

2018   Opening Day Parade Announcement Boat info      (complete on-line)

2018   Small Craft Info Sheet 2018

2018   Opening Day Parade Route Map

2018   Opening Day Member Events
Opening Day Events
Friday Night Dinner
Saturday Night Dinner



2017  Opening Day Boat Parade Photos   (See more photos in our Gallery)