Schooner School

An after-school immersion class for high school students held at the NW Maritime Center. Wednesdays afternoons.

Earn 1/2 CTE Credit Per Semester.

Fall Registration is Now Open!

Fall Registration is now open! https://goo.gl/forms/e86ZrtvaTT7rTsn32

Fall courses will begin September 12th at the Maritime Center. Fall program will focus on earning US Sailing Keel Boat Certification and sailing aboard Schooner Martha, other tallships, and NW Maritime Center keel boats. Come join in the fun and learning!

Classes Meet all first semester from 3:30 - 6:15 every Wednesday.

Coursework: Earn your US Sailing Keel Boat Instructor card, learn about sailing and line handling, and gain experience aboard a variety of sail vessels. We will also spend a weekend voyaging aboard Schooner Adventuress. All of these activities are designed to increase your competency at safely working on the water.

Students are also accountable for a supported independent project totalling 8 hours of work outside of class.

Credit: Earn Vessel Operations CTE credit = ½ credit per semester. Attendance must be exemplary to to earn credit.

Where: Classes held at Northwest Maritime Center, Schooner Martha, Yawl Pacifica and one fabulous weekend on the Schooner Adventuress.

Time: For the most part classes will be on Wednesdays from 3:30 - 6:15 PM during the school year (except during breaks).

Instructor: PTHS Teacher Kelley Watson, NWMC Captain Sonia Frojen, and Schooner Martha Captain Robert D'Arcy.

Register: Use link at the top of this page. This course is open to high school students who are able to meet weekly on Wednesday afternoons in Port Townsend.

Fee: $40 (scholarship application available upon request).

Further Questions: Please contact Instructor Kelley Watson at kwatson@ptschools.org





Spring Semester is Underway!

Second Semester After School Vessel Operations Class.

Feb. 14th - June 13th. Wednesday Afternoons and April 13 - 15th.

3:30 - 6:15 pm in the Red Building at the Maritime Center.

Coursework: Alaska Marine Safety Education Association "Drill Instructor Training Course" and Sailing (racing!) aboard Schooner Martha will make this one of the most exciting courses that you've ever taken! We will also spend a weekend voyaging aboard Schooner Adventuress. All of these activities are designed to increase your competency at safely working on the water.

Students are also accountable for a supported independent project totalling 8 hours of work outside of class.

Credit: Earn Vessel Operations CTE credit = ½ credit per semester. Attendance must be exemplary to e (in order to earn credit).

Where: Classes held at Northwest Maritime Center, Schooner Martha, Ketch Pacifica and one fabulous weekend on the Schooner Adventuress.

Time: For the most part classes will be on Wednesdays from 3:30 - 6:15 PM during the school year (except spring break). We will be sailing aboard the Schooner Martha and likely participating in the spring racing series which will shift class time a bit as we gain daylight. This course also includes a voyage aboard Schooner Adventuress from April 13 - 15.

Instructor: PTHS Teacher Kelley Watson, NWMC Captain Sonia Frojen, and Schooner Martha Captain Robert D'Arcy.

Register: Use link at the top of this page. This course is open to high school students who are able to meet weekly on Wednesday afternoons in Port Townsend.

Fee: $40 (scholarship application available upon request).

Further Questions: Please contact Instructor Kelley Watson at kwatson@ptschools.org







Schedule and Student Log. Spring Schooner School.