The Multihull Company Northwest

Dock Street 821
Tacoma, WA
United States



Matthew Dunning operates The Multihull Company’s Northwest Office. The office is located downtown Tacoma on the historic Thea Foss Waterway opening to Commencement Bay. The location is just 30 minutes from SeaTac airport via I-5 with direct access to Puget Sound, the San Juans, the Inside Passage, and the Pacific. The Seaport Museum, Chihuly Museum of Glass, WA State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, America’s LeMay Car Museum and a world class Tiki Bar are just a dinghy ride away . . . You just won’t find a better place for sailing on the West Coast.

Matthew is a tremendous resources for voyagers needing to reconnect or refit, local multihull owners, buyers and sellers, and out-of-state or international clients seeking to explore the Pacific Northwest’s unique maritime geography. Matthew believes that multihulls are the best vehicles for exploring the world. He comes by this belief honestly having studied Polynesian prehistory and migration in Australia and as a graduate in Economic Geography from Dartmouth College. Studies led to a lifelong pursuit of these amazing craft in all of their ancient and modern incarnations. Matthew has sailed the waters of the Salish Sea aboard all manner of multihulls for more than 25 years. He has promoted, constructed, and brokered multihulls worldwide. Matthew loves to help herd cats to the Pacific and is delighted to share his knowledge and experience with clients.

If your plans include the San Juans, Canadian Gulf & Discovery Islands, the Sunshine Coast, or perhaps a trip up the Inside Passage through the Broughton Archipelago en route to Southeast Alaska with a return circumnavigation of Vancouver Island and, perhaps, an optional jump-off to the South Pacific via San Francisco, San Diego, Mexico and a full Pacific Gyre. . . or if you’re a Westerner with cruising plans anywhere in the world and looking for the right multihull. . . we encourage you to contact Matthew for an appointment and fill him in on all the details so that he can help make you make your dreams a reality.


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I had a very good experience with Will Miller at TMC. He is very knowledgeable about his business and took care of all aspects of my purchase, and where he couldn’t places me in touch with the people who could. The transaction went very smoothly as far as I was concerned.

— Jeff

“Thank you Conor, for your integrity, continuous input and guidance during this process. The Multihull Company is a class act that I have had the honor of working with twice. I look forward to referring Conor to all I know in need of a broker.”

— Jeff and Julie

Your team delivered on every mark. You’ve got an amazing broker in Mark Wattrus and I’m confident you will have continued success moving forward together. He was available 24/7 whenever I had questions. We had a great initial visit on the boat and his marketing plan and photos were superb

— Jimmy

I couldn’t be more grateful to have had TMC on my side throughout this process. Buying was a new experience for me and I know it wasn’t the easiest deal you’ve ever had, but you were competent and kind throughout.


— Chad

Thanks Jaryd, you made this process as smooth as we could have hoped for! We are most certainly going to have some memorable times aboard!

— Cordell and Jennifer

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Successful relationships cannot exist without it. At The Multihull Company we base every relationship on a firm commitment to earning and retaining our client’s trust.

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