Who We Are
Jon- Founder & Technician
Jon started Holdfast Marine in 2018. He is a Bellingham local who has been on the water most his life. Jon has run whale watching boats, guided kayak tours and professionally repaired boats for the past ten years. He lives-aboard a sailboat with his partner and understands why having a reliable vessel is important.
Chelsea has spent years on the water, guiding tours, working as a naturalist, and deck handing on commercial vessels from the Salish sea to Alaska. Chelsea holds a USCG masters license and enjoys recreational diving.
Will grew up in Bellingham where he gained an appreciation for all things mechanical and boat adjacent. He spent years as a merchant mariner serving on tugs, ferries, and cruise ships where he worked as an engineer. Will can be found riding his dirt bike or dropping crab pots in his off time.