Shifty Sailors

"The music I love and collect are songs of the sea.
Now all I have in my collection is Shifty Sailors CDs
because there are none better."
Roger Sherman, Author and Historian
Coupeville, WA




Columbia River Maritime Museum (

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The Shifty Sailors believe this is the best in the west (maybe US)

It’s located in historic Astoria, Oregon on the Columbia River.

Contact: Phone: 503-325-5785

Nantucket’s Whaling Museum (

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Great museum on the island of Nantucket, the home of early whaling.

Contact: Phone: 508-228-1894


New Bedford Whaling Museum (

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Opened in 1903, this whaling museum is one of the oldest in the U.S.

A “must see” if you’re in New Bedford. Phone: 508-997-0046



Coupeville Chamber of Commerce

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905 NW Alexander St., Coupeville, WA 98239

Contact: Phone: 360-678-5664



Island County Historical Museum (

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908 NW Alexander St – PO Box 305, Coupeville, WA 98239

The Shifty Sailors owe their existence to the I.C. Museum.

Our first performance was a Benefit for the museum in 1993.

Contact: 360-678-3310


Schooner Suva (

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c/o Island County Historical Museum, PO Box 305, Coupeville, WA 98239

A historic schooner built in 1925 has come home to Coupeville.

It is available for sails by contacting or phoning 360-320-4337


Orca Network (

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Whidbey Islanders out to save the Orcas

Contact: Phone: 866-672-2638


Saint James (

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Shifty Sailors’ shirts of choice

Contact: Phone: 212-741-7400