Welcome Erick Peirson

We would like to take a moment and welcome Erick Peirson to the blog. If you’ve taken a ride with us in the last two years, it is very possible that Erick was your captain. He started out in whale watching in 2004 working as a naturalist, before heading to the captain’s chair in 2008. Fortunately for his passengers, he … Read More

Fall Bird Migration Cruises Start in October

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center (PTMSC) invites you to come and view the fall bird migration aboard Puget Sound Express’ Glacier Spirit, a comfortably enclosed motor yacht, beginning Saturday, October 3rd. The three-hour trips are scheduled from 1 – 4 p.m. on October 3rd, 10th, November 28th and December 31st departing from Point Hudson Marina in downtown Port Townsend. … Read More

Two Ships Passing…

Yesterday, our Friday Harbor ferry boat Glacier Spirit met up with our whale watching boat Olympus near Haro Strait off of San Juan Island. Always a treat when we can say hello to one another. The blue skies and calm seas are what we have been gifted with so far this summer. One of the best boating seasons in recent … Read More

2009: An Epic Summer

We are truly in the midst of an epic summer here in Port Townsend. The weather has been terrific all season (today we’ll reach the 80s with no clouds as far the eye can see), and our ferry and whale watching customers are having excellent trips. Between the weather, calm seas, and multiple superpod gatherings of orcas – it is … Read More