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Deep Waters: a Mission Bay Yacht Club Adventure with Award-Winning Memoirist Beth Ann Mathews

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

$17.95 – $21.95

About the In-Person Event

Mission Bay Yacht Club has a rich history of sailing and boating in San Diego, so we couldn’t think of a more perfect venue to delve into the Deep Waters of marine biologist  Beth Ann Mathews’ memoir.

Join us on the Bay for this FREE opportunity to hear Beth discuss her memoir, Deep Waters, the inspirational story of how her family dealt with her husband’s rare kind of stroke, how it affected her career, and how she learned to adapt and overcome. With her expertise in biology and marine mammalogy, she’ll also have plenty of insights to share about the natural world and life in the sea.

Get ready to take in the gorgeous sights at Mission Bay Yacht Club and meet the author live and in-person. Event includes a power point presentation, author talk, and book signing. Pre-order your book below to be delivered to the event for signing. Copies will also be available at the event for purchase and signing.  We hope to see you there!

About the Author and Book

Beth Ann Mathews is a marine biologist and a mother of one son. She grew up in a large family in the Midwest and earned a degree in Animal Science at Purdue University. As a professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, Beth taught courses in biology, behavioral ecology, and marine mammalogy and led research on harbor seals, Steller sea lions, and harbor porpoises with her students, mainly in Glacier Bay National Park. After twenty years in Alaska, Beth and her husband sold their home to begin an expedition with their young son on the family’s 42-foot sailboat from Alaska to Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.

Feedback from her blog during the three-year journey inspired her to write stories about their sailing adventures as well as Deep Waters, a memoir about her family’s struggle to survive, and move beyond, her husband’s unusual stroke in 2008. This memoir won the Memoirs (personal struggle/health issues) category of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and a bronze award in the Independent Publishers Book Awards, for Best Regional Non-Fiction, West-Pacific region.

Deep Waters is a gripping, intimate story of relationship resilience set against the backdrop of Alaska’s dramatic marine wilderness. A marine biologist’s adventurous life as a professor, wife, and mother in Alaska is upended when her healthy husband is slammed by a rare type of stroke. His radical approach to recovery clashes with her instinct to keep him safe at home and sets them on a collision course as he insists on ambitious sailing expeditions with Beth and their young son in Alaska’s magnificent yet unforgiving waters.

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As this event is free and open to the public, no registration is required. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served based. You may pre-order a copy of the book below to be delivered to the event for signing. Additional copies will be available for sale at the event as well.


About Mission Bay Yacht Club

Mission Bay Yacht Club has a rich history and a strong tradition of Corinthian sailboat racing. This is encouraged by Club sponsored regattas throughout the year. You will find national champions and novices alike competing in our regattas. Mission Bay Yacht Club’s ideal location makes it a favorite venue for national and world championship sailing regattas. Recently, the US Sailing Association named MBYC the “One-Design Yacht Club of the Year.”



January 13
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
$17.95 – $21.95
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1215 El Carmel Place San Diego, CA 92109


Mission Bay Yacht Club 1215 El Carmel Place San Diego, CA 92109
1215 El Carmel Place
San Diego, CA 92109 United States


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