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Erin Leader & Micheal Effler

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 aboard at the Colonial Yacht Anchorage while restoring a Sparkman & Stephens 40' yawl. In the NW he joined forces with Erin Leader to own and restore a Sam Rabl (picaroon) pocket cruiser, Hugh Angleman gaff rigged ketch, CT 41’ pilothouse ketch, Simon Fletcher runabout, various sailing and rowing skiffs as well as a 1930's Stephens Bros 45' bridge deck cruiser.

 

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 beauty of wooden boats, which became a passion when she met Michael Effler. Together they own and restored a Sam Rabl (picaroon) pocket cruiser, Hugh Angleman gaff rigged ketch, CT 41’ pilothouse ketch, Simon Fletcher runabout, various sailing and rowing skiffs as well as a 1930's Stephens Bros 45' bridge deck cruiser. Erin and Michael also collaborate on the design and development of spas and wellness centers.

 

We welcome to our presentation and aboard Sea Dream during the festival to celebrate her 50th birthday!

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 7
 

3:45pm