The Center for Wooden Boats


The Center for Wooden Boats' mission is to provide a gathering place where maritime history comes alive through direct experience and our small craft heritage is enjoyed, preserved and passed along to future generations.

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Website: http://www.cwb.org
Address: 1010 Valley St
Seattle, WA 98109-4444
Email: lhill@cwb.org
Phone Number: 206-382-2628
EIN: 91-1061721
The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) is a hands-on maritime museum where visitors, members and volunteers learn skills, support programs, teach classes and care for the boats. CWB provides an essential and unique experience of the Pacific Northwest's maritime heritage, both in the heart of Seattle and on Camano Island. Through classes, workshops and on-the-water programs, we strive to create a gathering place where people connect with history, the water, and one another… all while having ridiculous amounts of fun!

Wooden boats are our medium to bring people together and facilitate enriching experiences. We provide access without barriers in a respectful, inclusive gathering place at the water's edge. Entry is free, and many programs offer grant-funded "pay-what-you-can" financial support.

Your support will provides CWB with the unrestricted operating support we need to keep our programs running, and we put it to good use doing what we do best: restoring historic wooden boats, teaching youth to sail, and putting smiles on faces.
Thank you SO much to our donors who have awarded us matching funds!

An Anonymous Donor has issued us a matching grant challenge of $2,500! Help us reach this goal before May 9th so that we start off GiveBIG strong!

2018 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ROBERT (BOB) LAMSON
Chief Executive Officer - Precision Appliance Technology, Inc.
Board Nominated 2015

ELSIE HULSIZER
Writer & Photographer
Board Nominated 2009

EMIL ANDERSON
Vice President - JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Board Nominated 2017

JOHNNY OHTA
Counselor - UDYC and YouthCare Orion Center
Board Nominated 2015

LEE BJORKLUND
Retired Director, Corporate Communications - Weyerhaeuser Company
Board Nominated 2015

MARK BARNARD
Director, Onboard Revenue - Holland America
Board Nominated 2005

RAZ BARNEA
Associate Litigation Attorney - Cozen O'Connor
Board Nominated 2017

REBECCA WITTMAN
Author, Designer & Communications Professional
Board Nominated 2017

ROS BOND
Retired Insurance Executive
Board Nominated 2011

WALTER PLIMPTON, Secretary
Retired Airline Pilot
Member & Board Nominated 2005

WILLIAM F. GARTZ, President
President & General Manager - Global Design Strategies
Board Nominated 2014