2018 Wooden Boat Festival has ended

Jay Benford

Jay Benford has been doing yacht design work since 1962. He apprenticed with John Atkin in Connecticut, worked for several boat building operations, and opened his own yacht design office in 1969. After living and cruising in the Pacific Northwest for 18 years, he has spent the last 34 years on the Chesapeake Bay. His design work is largely for cruising boats, both sail and power, with a large percentage of them used as liveaboards. Recently he has been blessed with another part-time job: helping care for his youngest granddaughter and grandson .

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 7

12:00pm PDT