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Saturday, September 7 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Women's Offshore Panel

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Join all star sailors Captain Teresa Carey, Nancy Erly, Lin Pardey, Wendy Hinman and Tiffany Loney and moderator Ace Spragg for a deep dive into sailing offshore. This incredible women’s panel has 2 Bluewater Cruising award winners, more circumnavigations and authored books than I can count, and a documentary under their belt. Join them as they share their experiences through spirited conversation.


Nancy Erley

Tethys Offshore, Inc
Nancy Erley loves boats, and it has been said that if you stand next to her, and listen to her stories long enough, you will start to love boats too. Captain of two 5 year all-women world circumnavigations, Nancy’s beloved Orca 38 Tethys served as an ocean sailing classroom for... Read More →

Lin Pardey

Lin, with her husband Larry, voyaged more than 200,000 miles on boats ranging from 24 feet to 85 feet. Her seminars, 12 books and 5 videos, encouraged thousands of potential voyagers to set sail. With Larry now in full-time professional care due to Parkinsonian dementia, she has once... Read More →

Captain Teresa Carey

Morse Alpha Expeditions
Captain Teresa Carey is a US Coast Guard licensed captain, writer, and educator. She has worked aboard boats from dinghies to schooners. She has logged thousands of miles at sea, coastal and offshore. She lived aboard her 27ft boat, sailing solo between Maine and the Bahamas. She... Read More →

Tiffany Loney

Tiffany Loney is a sailor living on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands. In 2015 she completed an 11 year trip trip around the world on her 34' gaff cutter ,"Vixen", with her husband and two daughters. This voyage included three Atlantic Ocean crossings and extensive exploration... Read More →

Wendy Hinman

Wendy Hinman is an adventurer, speaker and award-winning author of two books. Tightwads on the Loose is the amusing story of her 34,000-mile seven-year voyage aboard a 31-foot boat.  Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire is the story of a family’s quest to... Read More →

Captain Ace Spragg

Northwest Maritime Center

Saturday September 7, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Technical Stage