|A trek through this website will take you into the heart of an ambitious idea in its infancy: the possibility of reinventing the current ferry maintenance yard on Bainbridge Island as an inviting and vital public maritime center. I am providing a starting point, but this idea is for all of us to develop and follow the dream. It is not mine, but all of ours -- and needs to be. By the time this information hits the streets and the internet it will already be a dream shared by many, and growing.
The simplest way to give you a sense of the project is to say it's like a Mystic Seaport of the West Coast. It is a project that holds great meaning and far-reaching benefits. Of all the years I have lived in the Pacific Northwest and here on Bainbridge Island (about 20 years), I have never seen a project more worthy of my time and energy than this one, with the exception of ...
The indexed drawing below is an overview of The Boat Yard Project and its geographic location. The Bainbridge Island ferry terminal is to the right, and the town of Winslow is to the left of the drawing. This site has good parking, is tied to Winslow's Waterfront Trail System (here on Bainbridge Island), and provides good walking access from downtown Seattle via the ferry. Click on each of the areas below for more details.
Pros & Cons
Updates on "What's Happening"
|1 - Community Center||
5 - Dinghy Dock, Visitor Moorage
Boat Rentals & Water Taxi
8 - Old Ferry: Restaurant
& Maritime Museum