Mike Casey started sewing custom leather goods back in grade school, honing his skills in design and fabrication of specialty items from concept to final product. Mike has many years of sailing and boating experience and understands the need for practical and functional solutions for your boat.
Angelines Herrero brings 25 years of marine canvas experience to our team. Angelines started her career in Palma de Mallorca where she worked on projects for some of the largest yachts in the Mediterranean. She knows her way around both power and sailboats and has fabricated every conceivable canvas accessory. Angelines is an expert at pattern construction for custom applications.
Emily joined our team in the summer of 2015. She moved to Marin with her family from Portland, Oregon and is enjoying learning about the world of boats. Emily has a Fine Arts degree and her background is in art and graphic design. She learned the craft of sewing from her mother at a young age and has enjoyed sewing most of her life. She is contributing to our team with support in many areas of the business including marketing, sewing, design and customer service.
Nick Leal comes to us from Luck, Wisconsin. He brings with him fresh knowledge of the canvas business after working with his father at Trade Lakes Canvas. Nick spends a lot of time as our field technician but also plays a major support roll in the shop with heavy lifting, repairs and lots of sewing.
He moved to Marin with his dog Jack and a sense of adventure. After discovering the price tag that comes with living in Marin, he bought his very first boat and enjoys living aboard and learning about sailing and boat maintenance.
Eleonora Podkivanok became a sewing autodidact at the age of six. A graduate from the University of Moscow with a degree in Design, she quickly moved into her own skirt business with a staff of highly skilled seamstresses. When she moved to the U.S. she worked in costume design for the San Francisco Opera and high end upholstery.
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Lady Linderman, better know as just Brownie come to the shop from the shores of Mallorca. Although she is a fine breed of water dog, she is best know for her companionship in the shop. She also likes to bark at the UPS delivery people because they wear brown.
Jazzy is the newest canine addition to our staff. She has her own storage area for all of her balls. She loves the docks of Sausalito and her favorite part of the day is a swim or a romp at lunchtime. She has not learned how to sew yet but we hope to teach her.