Exhibits and Historical Projects
Explore our collection of boats, plans, oral histories, photos, artifacts and more online! Dig deeper by clicking any of the links below.
- On December 29, 2012, Fish On! The Historic Boathouses and Fishing resorts of Puget Sound will open in the CWB Boathouse Gallery. Read more about the exhibit here.
- Persistent Work, a collection of large-format photographs of maritime industry around Lake Union taken by Abby Inpanbutr, opened on February 3, 2012. Check back soon for a gallery of photos from the exhibit.
BOATS IN OUR COLLECTION
- Boats at CWB - some you can rent, take out on a public sail, and see on our docks.
- Online Boat Catalog - learn more about some of the boats in our collection.
CWB & LAKE UNION STORY COLLECTION
- Collection of Oral Histories about Lake Union, Puget Sound, and the traditional boats that continue to travel our waterways.
- Videos created by CWB visitors and participants in our youth classes.
VESSEL DOCUMENTATION PROJECTS
- Learn more about the sunken vessels we have found in Lake Union through the Lake Union Survey Project.
- Learn about Historic Vessel Documentation projects we are undertaking to preserve our maritime heritage.
- NEW! During the Spring of 2012 CWB is has completed new research documenting a dozen historic boats from the Puget Sound region. This project was funded by the Washington State Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation and brought together teams of cultural resource managers from around the Puget Sound region to learn the basics of documentation. Visit the 'Documenting Watercraft of Western Washington' project page.
- Browse and search (under development) back issues of CWB's Membership Newsletter, Shavings.
- NEW! Read past issues of CWB's E-Newsletter, which is sent out one to three times per month. Register to receive future issues here.