The Passing of the Torch

The Passing of the Torch

There has been a lot of water under the bridge since I started Gig Harbor Boat Works in our family garage back in the 1970’s. What began as a hobby building small boats has now grown into one of the premier Small Craft builders in North America. Some of you old salts...
Mailbag: What Have We Been Up To?

Mailbag: What Have We Been Up To?

This season has been a busy one. With boat shows and parades, we seem to have a new event every week. Here are some photos from our recent adventures! This is from the Gig Harbor Maritime Parade back in early June. One of our very own boats made an appearance and Dave...
Tacoma Festival of Sail Jun 15-18

Tacoma Festival of Sail Jun 15-18

Time to celebrate sailing vessels large and small, from tall ships to daysailers and everything in between! (With a bonus appearance by the world’s largest rubber duck!) Gig Harbor Boat Works will be in attendance, ready to introduce some local sailors (and...
GHBW Mailbag: Lobster Boat at Lake Quinault

GHBW Mailbag: Lobster Boat at Lake Quinault

Lake Quinault is a large, remote lake on the Western edge of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Most of this lake is surrounded by the Olympic National Forest, Olympic National Park, and the Quinault Indian reservation. Mark and Suzanne have a place there where...
Fall 2010 Newsletter

Fall 2010 Newsletter

From the GHBoats Mailbag We have lots of new stories and tidbits of information from Gig Harbor Boat owners around the world: Whitehall on the East Coast Lobster Boat in California Lobster Boat in Australia Whitehall in Alaska Our first story comes from Father Dave,...