Exploring the San Juan Islands

Wild Coastlines, Whales, and Pristine Wilderness aboard the Catalyst or Westward


Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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Bill Bailey

Departure Dates: September 22-27, 2022, September 22-27, 2023

Bill Bailey acquired his passion for boats at the impressionable age of 12, when he worked at a shop with a master boat builder on a five-year project. At age 19, he bought a 32-foot engineless mahogany sloop and sailed her in the San Diego area for several years. In ...

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Paul Brown

Departure Dates: September 15-20, 2022, September 22-27, 2022, September 11-16, 2023, September 18-23, 2023, September 25-30, 2023, October 2-7, 2023

Paul moved to Seward, Alaska, and began working on boats at the impressionable age of nineteen. A flurry of ambition awarded him with his first captain’s license two years later, and he spent the next few years working on the northern Gulf of Alaska. In 2006, ...