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.


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 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 details coming soon.

2018 Opening Day Poster

2018 Opening Day Parade Announcement RSVP-Boat info   or    PDF

2018 Small Craft Info Sheet 2017

2018 Opening Day Parade Route Map

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


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