Events 2017

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Here’s what events are planned for 2017 so far.  Please check back as this page is updated regularly as events are scheduled.

2017 Events: (in calendar order)

  • Seattle Boat Show, various times and presentations January 27-February 4, 2017
  • Ocean Adventurer Series, Vancouver Bluewater Cruising Association, Feb 17, 2017
  • Corinthian Yacht Club Seattle, March 9, 2017, 6pm Social 7pm presentation
  • Ravenna Third Place Books March 16, 2017, 7pm  Pre-release party
  • Shilshole Bay Yacht Club, March 21 7pm at Ivars on Lake Union, Presentation
  • Magnolia Bookstore Signing April 1, 2017, 3pm LAUNCH DAY
  • Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show, various times and presentations April 6-10, 2017
  • Avenidas Village April 13, 2017, 10am Palo Alto, CA
  • Corinthian Yacht Club of San Francisco in Tiburon, CA April 13, 2017, 6pm Social
  • Silicon Valley Council for the Blind, April 15, 2017, 10am, Palo Alto
  • KSER, Live Radio Interview with Ed Bremer on 90.7 in Everett, April 21, 2017, 4-5pm
  • KPTZ, Live Radio Interview with Phil Andrus on 91.9 in Port Townsend, April 28, 2017, 1pm
  • West Seattle Kiwanis, May 3, 1017 6:30pm, 4217 SW Oregon
  • Eagle Harbor Book Company, May 4, 1017 7pm
  • Airing of KNKX Sound Effect segment “Turning Point” featuring the shipwreck, May 13, 1017 7pm
  • NW Women in Boating, May 15 7pm
  • Village Books, June 9 7pm
  • Port Ludlow Yacht Club, June 10 4-5pm
  • East Coast Tour–Boston, Cape Code, Mystic Seaport, Marblehead: June 2017, Specific dates and times TBA
  • Titcomb Books in East Sandwich on Cape Cod, June 16 2-3pm 20 minute talk and signing.
  • Eight Cousins Books in Falmouth, MA on Cape Cod, June 17, 2-4pm in store book signing.
  • Cape Cod Maritime Museum in Hyannis Port on Cape Cod, June 19 4:30-6pm Presentation and book signing.
  • Savoy Bookshop in Westerly, Rhode Island, Saturday, June 24 3-5pm in store book signing.
  • Private Book Club Discussion in Jamaica Plain, Outside of Boston, Sunday June 25 6pm
  • Atria Woodbriar in Falmouth on Cape Cod, June 26 11:30 am Presentation and book signing.
  • Grove Manor in Braintree, MA, June 19 2:30-3:30pm Presentation and book signing.
  • Essex Maritime Museum in Essex, MA, June 29 6-8pm Presentation and book signing.
  • Wooden Boat Show, Mystic, CT, June 30 10-6pm
  • Leavenworth Library, July 8 presentation 6:30-7:30pm, Leavenworth
  • A Book for All Season, July 9 Signing 1-3pm, Leavenworth
  • Liberty Bay Books, Monday July 3 3pm Independence Day raft-up shore side event
  • Indie Author Day, Aug 19 1-5pm; Come support authors, the people who actually write the books
  • Queen Anne Book Company, August 24 7pm Presentation and signing
  • Wooden Boat Festival, September 9-11, 2017 Port Townsend WA, Various presentations
  • Cruising Club of America PNW, November 13, 2017, Seattle Yacht Club
  • Seattle Sail and Power Squadron, Nov 16, 2017 at 6pm at Queen City Yacht Club
  • Indies First: Support your local Bookstore; Saturday, Nov 24 Various Seattle Area Bookstores
  • 2018 Events: (in calendar order)

  • Seattle Boat Show, various times and presentations January 26-February 3, 2018
  • NW Maritime Center Port Townsend, Speaker Series, February 15th, 2018 5-7pm
  • Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show, various times and presentations April 12-15, 2018
  • Wooden Boat Festival, September 2018 Port Townsend WA, Various presentations
  • Vancouver Ocean Adventurer Series Bluewater February 17th

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