Opening Day

Opening Day of Boating in Port Townsend was Saturday, May 5, 2018 and the club sponsored both private club events and the public boat parade and Blessing of the Fleet.


The Port Townsend Yacht Club invited 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 was 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 were 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 .

Hope you join us next year . . . traditionally he first Saturday of May, 2019! 

2018   Opening Day Parade Route Map




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