Since money doesn't grow on trees and races don't happen without support, we say thank you to our generous partners.

SEVENTY48 is built on the belief that small acts of courage create great success. We've partnered with these notable outfits because they believe people always strive for being better and that our greatest strengths will always come from never giving up on ourselves.

Interested in becoming a partner? Contact Anna Waters at or 360.385.3628 x118.

Port of Tacoma
The Port of Tacoma makes strategic investments in the harbor and community to promote prosperity, trade and jobs, while protecting and enhancing the environment. Their strategic location in the northwest corner of the U.S. and focus on efficiency, reliability and customer service help make them the easiest and best place for moving cargo. 

Travel Tacoma – Mt. Rainier; Tourism & Sports
Travel Tacoma – Mt. Rainier; Tourism & Sports is a 501c3 organization dedicated to marketing the South Sound (Tacoma and Mt. Rainier) as a world class destination. From arts and culture to sports and entertainment, we work on the big projects that bring visitors from around the world for great experiences right here.

Foss Waterway Seaport
The Foss Waterway Seaport is a heritage museum that features hands-on displays, a wooden boat shop, as well as a functional dock. Imagine a faithfully restored 124-year old building that has served the shores of Tacoma since it was built and now houses the greatest collection of marine history in the South Sound. The seaport museum today is equal parts education facility, boat shop, maritime museum, dock, moorage, and iconic events venue.

Duckworks Boat Builder's Supply 
Duckworks Boat Builder's Supply is a small, family business that has been helping boat builders (and others) for almost 20 years. Whether you are starting from scratch or simply need new hardware, line, or other gear for an existing boat—they can help. They have boat plans from over 36 designers (and counting), from the smallest dinghy to ocean-going vessels. They can also help you with epoxy, fiberglass, paint, marine hardware, rope, tools and loads of other gear. Our sister website, Duckworks Magazine, features 19 years worth of articles written by boatbuilders and designers construction techniques, problem solving, cruising, and more.

Northwest Maritime
The Northwest Maritime is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to engage and educate people of all generations in traditional and contemporary maritime life, in a spirit of adventure and discovery. We’re many things, and at our core we are a campus that uses powerful maritime experiences to educate, inspire people to adventure, and celebrate our maritime culture. We do it for our own love of boats, in service to the local community and maritime industry, but mostly because regardless of the subject, the sea is the most powerful teacher we know.

Dock Street Marina
Dock Street Marina’s unique aesthetic and location make it the leading destination marina on the Puget Sound. Publicly commissioned in 2005, they provide first-class services and year-round guest moorage and permanent moorage for boats large and small. Its topnotch facilities and services are sited in the midst of a lively metropolitan core that is home to a thriving art community. Dock Street Marina’s on-site kayak and stand up paddle board (SUP) rentals are another relaxing way to explore the protected waterway with many places to stop, rest, and discover all the city has to offer.

MapTiler is a mapping platform for the easy publishing of interactive maps that can be used in your web and mobile applications. They make tools for designers, cartographers, and web developers to customize maps to a specific brand and use-case, visualize custom geodata, and integrate those maps online, on-premise, or even offline! Explore their maps and make a free account here.