Julie Keim

Owner, Compass Courses Maritime Training

Julie Keim started her maritime career in 1995 aboard small pax vessels sailing Alaska to Mexico.  She is a License Merchant Mariner.

In 2001, she started one of the most well known maritime training schools in the Pacific Northwest, Compass Courses Maritime Training, located in Edmonds. Today they have 26 Coast Guard approved training courses, providing training for many large maritime companies, fishing vessels, research vessels, ferries and many individuals.

Keim is a Seattle Propeller Club Board member and this past summer participated in the Race to Alaska as a member of Team Kraken Up. She demonstrates on a daily basis her passion for safety and licensure training, and loves to fish.