1939 Monk - Major Andrews "Sea Witch"

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History of the Boat

Published Stories About SW

Photos of "Sea Witch"

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Boat Details

About the Dingy "Wizard"

Eifert Paintings of Sea Witch

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A Tribute to a Great Boat - "Sea Witch"

Photo by Kathy Grace - S/V Lotus

Sea Witch

Length: 29' 7" * Beam: 8" 8"

Draft: 4' 5" * Displacement: 12,500lbs.

Ed Monk Sr. Plan #509 drafted in 1939 and launched in 1940.

Sea Witch is one of the best-known classic wooden boats in the Pacific Northwest .

Stories of Sea Witch have been in print for decades. Jo Bailey's Gunkholing series of books and articles were centered around Sea Witch, describing the pleasures of cruising, life aboard and yarns of the boat's many adventures.

More recently, Larry Eifert's stories and paintings have portrayed the boat for the Seattle Times and 48 North magazine.

The books, articles and paintings of Sea Witch are fixtures in countless boats and homes in the Pacific Northwest.

(Important notice: all photos and art on this website are copyrighted and may not be used in any way without permission)
Sea Witch and m/v Olympus

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival 2008

Sea Witch in Snoring Bay

Sucia Island State Park 2006

Sea Witch has had continued restoration since 1995.

.Click here for a detailed list of her current condition.

Click here to see the 2002 Wooden Boat Festival poster by Larry Eifert featuring Sea Witch and Westward, one of the most popular posters in its over 30 year history.

Sea Witch has her own bronze plaque on the new dock at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend. Some of the best-known Northwest boats have these permanent building plaques.

Click here for the running log of Sea Witch from 2000 to the present, including many photos of the restoration. Log of the Sea Witch.

Click here to see a brief history of this Pacific Northwest legacy boat. Includes an essay by the builder's grandson and photo of the launch.

Sea Witch has been in many Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festivals. Click here for the Wooden Boat Festival ONLINE BOAT LIST and seach "Sea Witch". Use the back button to return here.

Do you have Sea Witch stories or articles?

Contact us by email at larry@larryeifert.com

(Important notice: all photos and art on this website are copyrighted and may not be used in any way without permission)