Shawn Ridgley

Maryland Program Captain/ Educator

Shawn Ridgley

Tenure at CBF: 2006 - Present

Prior Experience:

  • Skipjack Captain (2017), Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • Karen Noonan Environmental Education Program Captain/Assistant Manager (2006–2016), Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • Skipjack Captain and Educator, Living Classrooms, Baltimore, MD
  • Yacht delivery captain, Caribbean Sea
  • Sailing Instructor, Annapolis Sailing School
  • USCG Certified Captain, Sailing Endorsement


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