Meet Devin Zwick, Nordhavn Yachts

Devin is the Pacific Northwest regional sales manager for Nordhavn Yachts, located in Anacortes. What would you like NMTA members to know about the Anacortes Boat and Yacht Show?The show has continued to develop each year with growing attendance, more boats and added exhibits on display. The dates of the show are usually met with great […]

Save the Date! Annual Meeting Set for June 19

We’re excited to announce that this year’s annual meeting will be held at Lumen Field in the new Seahawks Tunnel Club. This is a great opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues, hear what the NMTA has been up to and check out the Tunnel Club. As an added bonus, all attendees will be […]

Core Plus/NMTA Partnership Gets National Recognition

Our workforce development efforts and partnership with Core Plus Maritime Maritime was a feature story in Soundings Trade Only last week: NMTA Supports Marine Trade School. Thank you to editor Eric Colby for shining a spotlight on NMTA’s history of commitment to nurturing skilled professionals in the marine industry. Thank you also to our Board […]

Help Grow Boating in the PNW – Serve on NMTA’s Grow Boating Committee NMTA’s Grow Boating Program serves the NMTA’s core purpose – to increase the number of boaters in the Northwest and to encourage year-round participation in recreational boating.  We are very proud of it. Since its inception in 2003, NMTA has invested over $2 million in the promotion of boating in the Pacific Northwest. Over […]

Meet Mark Bunzel, Waggoner Cruising Guide

Mark is editor and publisher of the Waggoner Cruising Guide, the most popular cruising guide for the Northwest with a loyal following of over 7,000 who purchase the book every year. Mark served on the NMTA Board from 2007 to 2010, chaired the Seattle Boat Show Committee 2010-2011.and created the Seattle Boat Show University seminar program. Currently […]

Engage with Tomorrow’s Maritime Leaders

Partner with Marysville School District’s Core Plus Maritime Curriculum Your business can play a pivotal role in inspiring the next generation of maritime professionals who are currently studying the Core Plus Maritime Curriculum in the Marysville School district. It’s easy, simply open your doors for shop tours and enlightening career talks, providing students with firsthand insights into […]

Gig Harbor Marina Leads the Way in Compliance with Washington’s Crane Load Testing Law

To protect against personal injury and property damage Washington State now requires that mobile cranes undergo a load test once every four years. NMTA has been leading coordination with state agencies, manufacturers, certified testing companies, and lift owners to overcome unique challenges to this test.  Complying with this newly imposed regulation is costly, but we know […]

Governor Inslee Signs HB 1919

Jay Jennings, Neil Falkenburg/West Bay Marina, Tarin Todd/Foss Harbor Marina, and Ian Wilkinson/Foss Harbor Marina attended the recent HB 1919 bill signing with Governor Inslee (pictured above). HB 1919 allows marina owners to remove abandoned vessels after non-payment after waiting 45 rather than 90 days. Special thanks to Jay Jennings, NMTA vice president and director of […]