Catherine Allen

Education Director, Schooner SULTANA
Cat holds a degree in Anthropology from Appalachian State University, and joins SEF again as the ship’s Education Director with several years of sailing and teaching experience. She has worked at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and Grays Harbor Historical Seaport as a Group Educator, Historic Interpreter and Deckhand onboard the recreated ships. Cat’s applies experience in teaching hands-on maritime history and Bay ecology, educating students in basic sail handling, and mentorship to other crew and volunteers onboard the SULTANA.