Update ~ 9/15/2014
Start of the Schooner Race
Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival
2014 ~ that's us on the right.

More photos coming soon...

Update ~ 7/3/2014
A photo of us taken being hauled out at Boat Haven.
Getting ready for the show!



Update ~ 5/27/2014
A photo of us taken during the Schooner race at
2012 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival.


Thanks to Tony for this!

Update ~ 3/27/2014
Planning now for the 38th annual
Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival.
This year we will be there.
Here is the new poster...


More info soon!


Off Center Harbor has posted a great video about the festival.
to see it click on their logo.

offcenterharbor.org



Update ~ 2/11/2014
The second Bainbridge Island Wooden Boat Festival was wonderful.
Visual Story Productions did a video documentary featuring interviews
with some of our local wooden boat builders.
You can link to it by clicking here.


Enjoy!


Update ~ 2/16/2013
Roy has been interviewed in a podcast for Hooked On Wooden Boats
To hear the interview and see some new photos click here.


Thanks to "Wooden Boat Dan" Mattson for this.

Update ~ 2/16/2013
The second Bainbridge Island Wooden Boat Festival will be held June 15th and 16th, 2013. To see photos from the 1st Annual Bainbridge Island Wooden Boat Festival
go to our shows page.
We are in the show again this year and hope to see you there.
For more information contact us.

Update ~ 8/26/2012
We will be in the
36th Annual Wooden Boat Festival
in Port Townsend, Washington
September 7 - 9, 2012



The documentary film by Carol Stabile
"Schooner or Later"
about the building of our boat will be featured at the Festival again this year.
(See last years update below, for more about the movie.)
We hope to see you there.
Click here for tickets and more information
or contact us.



Update ~ 7/13/2011
It is official! We will be in the
35th Annual Wooden Boat Festival
in Port Townsend, Washington
September 9 - 11, 2011



The documentary film by Carol Stabile
"Schooner or Later"
about the building of our boat will be featured at the Festival
Friday, 9/9/11 at 1:30 PM in the AV Room and
on Saturday 9/10/11 at 11:30 AM in the Marina Room.
Roy will be giving a speech after both movies.
We hope to see you there.
Click here for tickets and more information
or contact us.



Update ~ 6/18/2011
The show was a great success and lots of fun. We now have a new page on this site.
To see photos from the 1st Annual Bainbridge Island Wooden Boat Festival
go to our shows page.

Update ~ 5/14/2011
The first annual Bainbridge Island Wooden Boat Festival will be June 4th and 5th.
We are in the show and hope to see you there.
For more information visit: www.BIWBF.com
and also: The Chandlery Marine at Winslow Wharf website.
Or contact us.


Update ~ 3/20/11
Happy Vernal Equinox and full "Supermoon"!
We are looking forward to the sailing season
and maybe some shows. Will keep you posted.




Update ~ 8/14/10
On July 17th we took a group of friends out for the
20th anniversary of the scattering of their father's ashes into Puget Sound.
It was a great sail and a memorial event.
Here are a few pictures from that outing...

~





Update ~ 6/18/10
Location: The Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St, Seattle, WA
Notes: 3rd Friday Speaker Series: A Thirty Year Project
Link: www.cwb.org
We'd like to thank the Center for Wooden Boats
for having Roy as their guest speaker!


photo by Karl Bischoff ~ phinneybischoff/designhouse

Gordon Simms and Roy docking at CWB

photo by Karl Bischoff ~ phinneybischoff/designhouse


Update ~ 6/5/10
We now have Page 2 of the history slide show up,
and there are new images on the interior pictures page.
Enjoy!




Maiden Voyage
May 29, 2009 ~ Bainbridge Island, Washington

The maiden voyage was magnificent and we've made the news.
To see photos taken on board that day click here.


Update ~ 6/4/09
The Bainbridge Review has printed a great story written by Tad Sooter.
Read it here:
Bainbridge Review Story

The video clip they ran on Bainbridge Island TV
can be seen on U Tube by clicking on this link:
Video of Maiden Voyage

There is also a slide show featured on their website:
The Bainbridge Review slide show

Many thanks to The Bainbridge Review for this coverage!



Update ~ 5/31/09
We would like to thank King 5 News Photographer Richard DePartee
for the excellent coverage, and Bob Schoonmaker
of the Bainbridge Island Chandlery for contacting the media.
You can click here to read the story.

Below is the King 5 video: Labor of love...





Summer Solstice, 2007 ~ Port Townsend,WA.

Roy and Dee Jackson welcome you to the launch of the
Dolores M. Jackson.

A Murray Peterson Schooner



We hope you enjoyed your stay and are thrilled that you cared enough to be there. The photos, latest news and contact information is posted here on our website:

www.doloresmjackson.com


Thank you for your support.

Success! She is in the water in Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island.

More pictures are posted. See the launch pictures page.
If you have pictures, PLEASE, send them to the webmaster: Shari.
Again, thanks and love to all the wonderful family and friends who were there.
It was the event of a lifetime!
************Shari


Update ~ 3/15/09
The rest of the mast stepping pictures are up.
There are too many... Visit the mast stepping page to see them.

Update ~ 1/22/09
Read Roy's story "Tahiti, The Hard Way". Click here: story page

Update ~ 10/20/08
Dennis Palmer, a friend and pro-sailer, has put a lovely piece on his blog - "sailingnorthwest.blogspot.com" about the Dolores M. Jackson;
click here for his great article and more recent photos.

Update ~ 7/3/08
The slide shows have been changed so you control the pictures. Take a look...

Update ~ 6/20/08
The masts have now been stepped. All is well and she is back at her dock on Bainbridge. Pictures are up on the mast stepping page.

Update ~ 8/08/07
An article has hit the front page of the Bainbridge Review.
Read it here: Magnificent Obsession