Maiden continues to offer the support and education for females


The Maiden ceased in Port Townsend for an a short stopover before its next port in San Francisco and was welcomed by several individuals ashore and on pontoons eager to see the noteworthy vessel.

The Maiden, a 58-foot aluminum-hulled hustling yacht, left a mark on the world in the 1989-1990 Whitbread Round the World Race, when it set sail with a totally female team driven by Tracy Edwards. It was the primary all-female team to contend in the race and it won second in its group.

Presently the Maiden is circumnavigating the world once more.

It was restored four years back when it was discovered relinquished, and it cruises again with an all-female group with individuals from everywhere throughout the world.

Discourses by Celeste Dybeck, a Jamestown S’Klallam senior, and Carol Hasse, proprietor of Hasse and Company Port Townsend Sails, respected the Maiden and her team to Port Townsend at the Northwest Maritime Center on Thursday evening as it halted for provisions.

Dybeck gave the group an endowment of nearby produce, smoked salmon and cedar cut roses. Hasse introduced the group an “I cherish Port Townsend” banner that could enhance the Maiden.

Voyages through the vessel were made accessible.

The present captain of the Maiden, Wendy Tuck, is the principal Australian lady to win a round-the-world yacht race, the Clipper Race in 2015.

She has been ready since the Maiden was in Sydney, Australia in May, and will get off in November when the Maiden ranges Punta Del Este, Uruguay.

Fold began cruising in her late 20s. At 52, she gives no indications of ceasing.

She was stunned by the gathering the team got in Port Townsend.

“Never have I ever observed a gathering this way,” Tuck said. “I’m extremely miserable that we’re not remaining the night.

“I’ve never observed a gathering this way. This is unimaginable.”