Crane Wood Stookey

Crane Wood Stookey is a Tall Ship officer, keynote speaker and leadership coach, a professional mariner with more than 20 years experience of leadership and workforce engagement at sea. He grew up sailing traditional wooden boats on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the sea has been his teacher all his life. He is also the founder of the experiential education program the Nova Scotia Sea School

Since 2006 Crane has been helping business and organizational leaders to bring greater effectiveness to their workforce engagement strategies and greater personal authenticity to their leadership development.

His recent book, published by ALIA Press, is Keep Your People in the Boat—Workforce Engagement Lessons From the Sea. For more information, visit