Back row: Ric Brenden, Christopher Sanok, Todd Lee, Jim Lyons, Jeff Galey, Martin Mills
Front row: Arren Day, Chris Brignoli, Matt Henderson, Tim Lee, Pete Rust, Dave Griswold

Christopher Sanok

Christopher Sanok

Christopher Sanok has been a Port Townsend resident for 16 years. Originally, a sailing and mountaineering instructor, he learned about the marine trades in response to becoming a father. As a certified Marine Technician, he worked for Aubergine Marine, then went independent. He joined PTSC in 2017, and is our newest member.

 

Arren Day

Arren Day

Moved to Port Townsend in 1998. Since then he has worked in the marine trades as a shipwright, rigger, and as a gifted machinist. He has also been a commercial fisherman in Alaska, Oregon and Washington. Arren joined the PTSC in 2014.
Jeff Galey

Jeff Galey

Jeff became a member in 2010. Excelling in all areas, Jeff specializes primarily in woodworking and systems. Jeff has been offshore sailing, making sailboat deliveries to Hawaii and commercial fishing off the west coast.
Todd Lee

Todd Lee

Todd Lee is a fifth generation resident of the Olympic Peninsula who has spent 25 years in the Marine Trades working on boast from Oregon to Alaska. He understands everything there is to know about engines and was a highly sought after marine mechanic before joining the Co-op in 2007.
Matt Henderson

Matt Henderson

Joined the PTSC 2014. His specialty is electrical systems and is ABYC certified. He has been in the marine industry for over 20 years and has extensive offshore sailing experience. Matt prides himself on strong customer communication and strong return customer base.
Jim Lyons

Jim Lyons

Jim Lyons is our only remaining founding member. In 1981, along with seven other shipwrights, Jim started the Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op. His specialty is woodworking and project management. With over 40 years spent in the Boat Haven, Jim has also worked on boats from Oregon to the outer edges of Alaska.
Dave Griswold

Dave Griswold

Dave Griswold has been a member since 2000. He is highly specialized in woodwork and traditional yacht rigging. Dave has kept well connected to the maritime community through teaching workshops at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, volunteering his time with the Sea Scouts, and currently acting as Board President for the Port Townsend Maritime Trade Association.
Martin Mills

Martin Mills

Martin Mills graduated from the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding and worked as an independent shipwright for several years before becoming a member in 2002. His expertise includes woodworking and mechanical systems. Martins versatility and creative problem solving skills truly demonstrate a lifelong interest in boats. He has seine fished in Alaska and offshore sailed in Hawaii.

 

Pete Rust

Pete Rust

Pete Rust graduated from the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding  and spent ten years working as an independent shipwright before joining the Co-op in 2005. He specializes in structural and fine woodwork. Pete has been longline fishing in Alaska and Washington and spent 4 years as First Mate on Neil Young’s schooner; Ragland.
Chris Brignoli

Chris Brignoli

Chris Brignoli became a member in 2003. He is well versed in the strong analytical thinking skills necessary for his specialty, designing and installing electrical systems. Chris holds ABYC certifications in both Marine Electronics and corrosion. He is also an accomplished sailor, with over 100,000 miles of offshore sailing.
Ric Brenden

Ric Brenden

Ric Brenden has been a welder and metalworker for over 30 years. He is highly skilled in all aspects of metal fabrication. Ric has the unique ability to create high-end finish work on beautiful yachts as well as welding complex structural components for working boats. He has been a member since 2000.
Tim Lee

Tim Lee

Tim Lee moved to Port Townsend in 1990 to attend the NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding. After 10 years of working locally in the marine trades Tim took a position as the chief instructor at the NW School of Wooden Boat Building where he taught for 13 years. Tim returned to the boatyard in 2014 to become one of the PTSC newest members.