14th Annual Norm Blanchard Wooden Boat Regatta at The Center for Wooden Boats

Seattle, WA –   Join the fun at The Center for Wooden Boats for Seattle’s  14th annual Norm Blanchard W.O.O.D. (Wooden Open & One Design) Regatta September 28 through 30, 2013. The regatta will honor Norm Blanchard, one of the best know name in wooden boatbuilding and yachting in the Pacific Northwest. Norm’s Blanchard Boat Company on Lake Union, produced more than 2,000 boats over the course of more than 60 years. We will celebrate his life and legacy by racing some of Norm’s boats throughout the weekend races.

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The regatta is open to all wooden sailboats, from El Toros to large racer cruisers. Once again, CWB is also happyt welcome the ‘Classic Plastic’ fleet, the San Juan 21s and  A Northwest Classic. To register, please visit www.cwb.org/regatta or contact regatta@cwb.org.

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CWB Blanchard Jr. Knockabouts Charging for the line in the 2012 Blanchard Regatta, Photo: Mitch Reinitz

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CWB El Toro racing past the safety boat at the 2012 Blanchard Regatta, Photo: Mitch Reinitz

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CWB El Toro racing at the 2012 Blanchard Regatta, Photo: Mitch Reinitz

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