The Western Flyer in the Media

August 08, 2019

A team of shipwrights resurrects a purse seiner with a Nobel connection for a noble cause.


December 5, 2018

The Western Flyer was made famous when legendary writer John Steinbeck set sail on her inspiring him to write two books


September 09, 2019

In 2013, the fishing vessel Gemini, a purse seiner built in 1937, was hauled up from the bottom of the Swinomish Channel in the Pacific Northwest


November 26, 2018

A foundation is restoring the boat Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts chartered for a journey they later chronicled in a book


May 10, 2018

The city of Monterey is looking for public input on a proposed plan to develop a condemned portion of the Coast Guard Pier


January 02, 2018

Western Flyer, boat that carried John Steinbeck to The Sea of Cortez, to be restored by 2020


January 16, 2017

From Steinbeck to surfboards: Famous fishing boat surfs back to sea


June 6, 2016

April 20, 2016

King 5 News, Apr, 2016: Boat made famous by John Steinbeck gets major facelift in Port Townsend


January 2, 2016

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jan, 2016: Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: 'Western Flyer's' journey continues.


November 17, 2015

November 12, 2015

NY Times, November 12, 2015: 75 Years After Steinbeck Sailed, A Boat is Readied to go Back to Sea.


October 14, 2015

September 14, 2015

Peninsula Daily News, September 14, 2015: Educational opportunity of Western Flyer work hailed in Port Townsend reception.


July 26, 2015

Peninsula Daily News, July 26, 2015: Boat Associated with John Steinbeck getting $2m Renovation in Port Townsend.


February 20, 2015

The Western Flyer, a ship immortalized by author John Steinbeck, has been purchased by an investor who plans to restore it to its former glory and bring it back to Monterey Harbor, said Cannery Row historian Michael Hemp.


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The Western Flyer in the Media
The Western Flyer in the Media
The Western Flyer in the Media