2017 Wooden Boat Festival has ended

Jay Benford

Jay Benford has been sailing since before he could walk. He apprenticed with John Atkin starting in 1962, worked for several boatbuilding companies, and then on his own as a yacht designer in 1969. After spending 18 years in the Pacific Northwest, he's been on the Chesapeake Bay since 1984. He has several books of his plans available, which can be found at tillerbooks.com.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 8

12:00pm PDT