Capt. Linda Lewis holds a USCG 100-Ton Masters License and has 45 years of hands-on experience (sail and power) cruising the Inside Passage (including nine trips to SE Alaska). A retired Emeritus Associate Professor from the U of WA, she brings her professional educator background to presentations on all things boating at many venues, including the Seattle Boat Show and Trawlerfest. She has taught hundreds of couples on-the-water through her business — Private Boating Instruction LLC. She provides customized on-the-water instruction, on-your-powerboat (www.privateboatinginstruction.com).