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South Sound Women’s Boating Seminar May 20th

Tickets are still available for the South Sound Women’s Boating Seminar on Saturday, May 20th at the Olympia Yacht Club! The theme this year is ‘Chart Your Own Course.’  Presentations by experienced women captains will include: Understanding Weather on the Water with Capt. Karen Sullivan Finding Yourself … Continue reading

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Fishery Support Vessel Has All Female Crew

On a door of the F/V Kamilar is a sticker with pink script: “Girls fish too.” And in the case of this boat, it is girls only. Vessel owner Brannon Finney is captaining the tender for the Sitka sac roe … Continue reading

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Bring laptop or tablet to Monday’s meeting for a hands-on experience.

We hope you won’t miss the program on Monday the 20th. Boating is an ongoing stimulus for learning. The weather can be the wild card when you’re on the water. There are some great free resources online for becoming more … Continue reading

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NWWB Meeting Mar. 20th Exploring Weather Topics Most Important to Mariners – Interactive!

Exploring Weather Topics Most Important to Mariners: an Interactive, Computer-based Introduction to COMET MetEd by Brian Heckman This will be an interactive seminar using your tablets and laptops. Brian will explain how MetEd offers free online training and take us … Continue reading

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Northwest Women in Boating Congratulates Two Women in Boating from the Coast Guard

The 13th Coast Guard District chose two female Pacific Northwest-based Coast Guard petty officers as persons of the year honors. Petty Officer 1st Class Tara Dodd, a culinary specialist assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish  was chosen as the … Continue reading

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Navigation Course with Capt. Linda Lewis Starts March 14th

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Article on NWWB Women’s Day Panel at Seattle Boat Show

We were so pleased with the messages and inspiration offered by the presenters at this year’s NWWB panel on Women’s Day at the Seattle Boat Show. A recent article from 48 North by writer, Cara Kuhlman, begins… A competitive rower, a commercial captain, a … Continue reading

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