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Sausalito Sailor Mary Gidley on KQED’s ‘Snap Judgment’

While we were at the Herring Celebration at the Bay Model last weekend, we ran into Sausalito sailor and Sausalito Community Sailing Center booster Mary Gidley. While we were talking with her son, Memo, owner of the Elliott 1050 Basic Instinct, audio producer John Fecile stopped by. He mentioned that Mary would be on KQED’s Snap Judgment. The show will air at 1 p.m. next Saturday, February 8 (rescheduled from February 1).

Sausalito Herring Festival
Last weekend’s Sausalito Herring Celebration raised funds for Sausalito Community Boating Center, being built at the Cass Gidley Marina.
© 2020 Latitude 38 Media LLC / John

Fecile said he’d had a terrific interview with Gidley about her ’70s adventure, crossing the Atlantic on a raft with 11 people as part of a social experiment. The story was recently turned into a documentary film called The RaftSo now her adventure on the water will be on the air.

crew of Acali
Young people from all over the world crewed on the raft, Acali. Mary Gidley is fourth from the left.
© 2020 Courtesy Mary Gidley

In the Bay Area you can listen in at 1 p.m. on KQED, 88.5 FM, or listen to the live stream here.

1 Comment

  1. Christine Weaver 3 years ago

    Readers — This program’s airdate was changed from February 1 to Saturday, February 8, 2020.

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