SO2UND DAY 2019: Sail Off On Unique Nautical Discoveries

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Seattle Maritime Academy

4455 Shilshole Avenue Northwest

Seattle, WA 98107

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Come learn about and explore all things Maritime!

Marine safety, cold water survival techniques (without getting wet!), knot tying, line handling, the science of oil spills, ocean acidification, tsunamis, hydrothermal vents, climate monitoring, fisheries oceanography, commercial diving, charting and hydrography, maritime emergency preparedness, marine debris, research submarines, and more…

When: Tuesday, March 26th 2018 from 9:30AM to 1:30PM *Please bring a packed lunch.

Who: High-chool-aged students, teachers, counselors.

*We ask that there be a Student/Chaperone ratio of ten to one for this event*

What: Join us for a day of exploration, hands-on learning and discovery! Find out what Maritime is all about! Safety, Science and Technology play a big part in Maritime and we want you to learn all about it!

​Where: Seattle Maritime Academy @ 4455 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle, 98107

Why: Maritime is a vibrant industry in Washington State with an aging workforce that will need to be replenished. The industry offers above average living wage salaries with room to advance in adventurous, exciting careers!

Please RSVP by March 18th, 2019.

Requirements: Each participant (student and chaperone) must bring a completed copy of our Hold Harmless and Media Release forms on the day of the event. These PDF forms will be emailed to you after you register.

*Please bring a packed lunch.

*Please wear closed toe shoes.

Have questions? Contact Us @ or call 206-934-2647

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Is this event open to students of all ages?

A. Unfortunately, no. At this time we are focusing on students in grades 9 through 12.

Q. Can I send my students to the event without a chaperone? There will be tons of other adults there.

A. Due to the nature of rotating around activity stations at the event and for safety reasons we require each registered group to have a student to chaperone ratio of at least one chaperone per 10 students.

Q. Is this an outdoor or indoor event?

A. This event is held both indoors and outdoors and will take place rain or shine. Please make sure to dress accordingly for the weather. Seattle weather is fairly fickle in March so come prepared! Please wear closed toe shoes.

Q. Is lunch provided?

A. Lunch will not be provided but there will be snacks available to all participants and chaperones.

Q. Do participants need to have previous experience or knowledge of the maritime industry to attend?

A. Absolutely not. This is a great event for those with limited or no knowledge of maritime or marine science.

Q. Will there be parking available/drop off space for buses?

A. Yes. There is public parking in front of Seattle Maritime Academy. We will have space set aside for buses and group transportation on the day of the event.

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Seattle Maritime Academy

4455 Shilshole Avenue Northwest

Seattle, WA 98107

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