She Sailor She Story NWSA

Seafaring Women Sailors spin yarn of their adventures far and wide in our online storytelling series She Sailor Sea Story. We welcome members of NWSA and their shipmates to tune in for an evening of intrigue, laughter and community. Join in LIVE on zoom or listen to the replays. Keep up to date on our next guest announcements by join our newsletter.

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To tell a PASSAGE story read guidelines for storyteller
then fill out an application HERE.

“PASSAGE” She Sailor Sea Story 

Date: TBD / guests: TBD

We are working on our May SSSS. We’ll have details about our guests soon.

She Sailor Sea Story March 25 NWSA

Explore Our Archived Episodes

“AT SEA” She Sailor Sea Story 

March 25, 2022 with Carol Olsen & Mimi George

A fascinating, educational discussion exploring the world of ship adornments (figureheads) and Polynesian Women Navigators.

“WAKE” She Sailor Sea Story – Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 16, 2022 with Marie Rogers, Wanda Robertson & Pam Rice

In celebration of Black History Month 2022, Marie Roger’s tells the unlikely story of a childhood spent as an outsider in a white neighborhood to becoming the first Black woman Commodore of the Los Angeles Yacht Club.

“WIND” She Sailor Sea Story

July 1 2021 with Mo Villalobos Morrow, Victoria & Sarah Pederson

hosted by Skipper Jenn Harkness. 3 female sailors tell their wind-themed stories of discovery, beauty, growth and survival.

“RESCUE” She Sailor Sea Story 

Sept 18, 2020 with Anne Bryant 

Anne’s boats are works of high artisan craftsmanship. On a cold day a particularly sentimentally cherished, hand-built craft breaks away in high seas! OH! NO!

“Sloop Clearwater” She Sailor Sea Story 

March 29 2021 with Gioia Blix, Sam Hicks and Amy Nelson

This special episode is an apt celebration of women who were given a chance to make magical moments for crew, children and communities along the Hudson River Valley.

“FAST MAST” She Sailor Sea Story

May 23 2020 with Susan Epstein

Native of Boston, MA, Epstein sailed and raced on the waters of Massachusetts Bay since she was six years old. She shares her long sailing journey of knocking out glass ceilings by using her fast moving mast. 

“REEF” She Sailor Sea Story 

with Barbara Ross, Amy Alton, Marie Rogers

Conditions encountered while rounding a Hawaiian island taught Barbara Ross a few sailing lessons she has not forgotten even decades later.