We have an epic line-up of speakers on the new Adventure Stage across the harbor in the newly renovated Pygmy building. Some of the speakers on the Adventure Stage this year include:
Susan solo kayaked the Inside Passage from Washington State to SE Alaska twice, once in 2010, and again in 2022. She has penned three books about the Inside Passage: adventure memoir, photo essay book, and a children’s book adapted from her true story. Lean more about Susan.
Don’t miss this incredible panel discussion on the Adventure Stage:
Multihulls: Evolution & Revolution
Friday 4:30 PM on the Adventure Stage, featuring:
- Ryan Finn: Just broke the record for sailing a proa from New York to San Fransisco, around Cape Horn
- Russel Brown: Boat designer and builder
- Steve Callahan: Author of Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea and multihull aficionado
- Paul Bieker: Seattle Naval Architect who has worked Americas Cup yachts on foiling surfboards, Moth class sailors, skiffs, and ferry boats
Other special panel presentations at this year’s Festival include:
Saturday 3 PM on the Cruising Stage
Lin Pardey, Steve Callahan, Nigel Calder, and Karl Kruger come together for an hour of sea stories. Moderated by Joe Cline, editor of 48° North magazine.
Women in the Trades
Friday 2 PM on the Boat Yard Stage
Women in the trades share their challenges and accomplishments. Moderated by Diana Talley.
Designing for Solar Cruising
Friday 3 PM on the Green Boating Stage
Sam Devlin, Alex Borton, and Joe Grez