With a full field of 13 storytellers from Oregon to Canada and a packed house, the 10th Annual Stories of the Sea was a raucous night dedicated to song, poetry and storytelling about the epic adventures of commercial fishing and the maritime industry,
The annual Seattle Maritime Festival Stories of the Sea, which was sponsored by National Fisherman magazine and Pacific Marine Expo, was held on Thursday, May 10, at the Highliner Public House at Fishermen’s Terminal.
Capt. Dano Quinn was the night’s big winner, taking first place in the Spoken Word Story and winning the Best Overall Presentation Award. Alice Winship took home first prize in the Story Song category. A total of $600 in prizes were awarded.
Spoken Word Story
First Place: Capt. Dano Quinn ($150)
Second Place: Jeff Stonehill ($100)
Third Place: Jeff Engle ($50)
First Place: Alice Winship ($100)
Second Place: Fae Wiedenhoeft ($50)
Third Place: Wendy Joseph ($25)
Best Overall Performance: Capt. Dano Quinn ($100)
Honorable Mention: Jay Ubelhart ($25)
Each performer had 10 minutes to perform. Each story (spoken word or song) by an artist during a performance was judged individually and artists could win multiple cash prizes based on their performance. Performers were judged based on if it is an Original Story, Creativity, Presentation & Stage Presence, Imagery, Poetic/literary Content, If You Have Worked in the Maritime Industry, and Nautical Relevance. Representatives of the maritime industry will judge the performers
Stories of the Sea kicked off the annual Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival, which is presented by the Seattle Propeller Club and the Port of Seattle.
Join the celebration of our working waterfront.
Duwamish Alive! Restoration and Cleanup
Earth Day at Shilshole Bay Marina
Seattle Maritime Festival
Opening of Cruise Season
Opening Day of Boating Season sponsored by Seattle Yacht Club
Lake Union, Ship Canal, Lake Washington
Stories of the Sea Maritime Poetry and Song Slam sponsored by National Fisherman Magazine and Pacific Marine Expo
Highliner Public House, Fishermen’s Terminal
May 11 and 12
Northwest Paddling Festival sponsored by Northwest Marine Trade Association
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
Walking Tour of Fishermen's Terminal - FREE
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Sponsored by the Port of Seattle
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Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club
Seattle Maritime Academy
Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Breakfast sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club
Marriot Waterfront Hotel
Tacoma Propeller Club Chowdown
National Maritime Day
May 26 - 27
NW Seaport Classic Workboat Show
South Lake Union Park
All Events Subject to change.