Life Long Sailor Thor Emory speaking at the Outdoors Expo

Thorfinn owner and lead instructor Thor Emory is a life-long sailor, outdoor enthusiast, and passionate outdoor educator. Born and raised on the beautiful island of Mount Desert, home of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, he has spent most of his life exploring and leading groups in the outdoors all over North America.

For a decade, Thor worked as Senior Instructor/Captain, Staff Trainer, and most recently as Program Manager for the Outward Bound Sea Program. In addition to sailing (inshore, offshore, and racing), he has taught climbing, sea kayaking, backpacking, skiing, outdoor leadership and environmental ethics.

Known for his strong leadership skills, creative/humorous teaching style, and absolute commitment to safety, Thor has created Thorfinn Expeditions with the primary goal of providing outstanding sailing adventures. He has also worked as a commercial fisherman and as a professional ski patroller on both eastern and western mountains.

Thor lives in Lincolnville with his two sons, Finn and Carver.

Thor will be presenting Sunday May 5, 2-2:30 pm at the BDN Maine Outdoors Expo located at the Portland Expo

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