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Saturday, September 9 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Dream vs. Reality: Owning and Restoring a Classic Wooden Yacht

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You're captivated by the romance, fascination and nostalgia of a unique classic yacht. You love the hand craftsmanship, quality materials and beautiful lines of an era gone by. Where is she - that perfect match that tugs your heartstrings and truly speaks to who you are? Do you have what it takes to bring her to life? Join us to learn what to look for and what to look out for as you consider purchasing and restoring a classic. You need to know the good, the bad, and the ugly: the value of a good survey, the true costs involved and your role as a steward. Imagine the pride of ownership and camaraderie of cruising in your classic lady.


Michael Effler

Michael is co-founder of Sea Sensations, offering custom design and restoration of traditional sailing and classic motor yachts. In his early 20's he bought and restored an 18' centerboard Cat boat, later he restored a 33' Kings Amethyst center cockpit cutter. He apprenticed and lived... Read More →

Erin Leader

Erin is co-founder of Sea Sensations, offering custom design and restoration of traditional sailing and classic motor yachts. Erin grew up in the Northwest with wonderful summers spent on or in the water; fishing, skiing, sailing, rowing and swimming. Erin always appreciated the... Read More →

Saturday September 9, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am PDT
Discovery Stage