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Sunday, September 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Keeping the Dream Alive: Our 25 Year Love Affair

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Ever since she caught our eye, calling us in like a siren of the sea, we were hooked. We did not just buy and restore Sea Dream; she has owned our hearts for 25 years. We'll share a couple's perspective of how to choose the perfect wooden boat, a love you'll build together. Like any woman, she can be high maintenance, and we had to listen to her needs. All relationships take work: from finding our jewel in the rough, surviving the restoration, adding custom touches and design details that have made her our ship of dreams. Winner of the Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival People's Choice Award. We invite to our class and  welcome you aboard during the festival to help us celebrate our silver anniversary!


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 →

Sunday September 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Explorer Stage