Greg has 40 years on the water and in the islands. He teaches classes for the Whale Museum, the Road Scholar (formerly Elder Hostel) program, and Skagit College. Greg has a BS in Geology from Portland State and an MEd. In Natural Sciences from Western Washington University. He was a full time science teacher at Friday Harbor HS for 29 years along with being a commercial fisherman (Puget Sound gillnet), sailor, and professional mechanic and service writer at Granville Marine.
The Bee is a classic Grand Banks trawler yacht. Built in Hong Kong in 1968 by the finest Asian shipwrights for American Marine, she has a mahogany hull and teak decks. 32 feet long and 11.5 feet wide, her single Ford/Lehman diesel pushes her along at 8 knots. The Grand Banks “woodies” were the last wooden production boats made and the finest of the class.