Salt water runs through Houston, Texas native John Dunaway’s veins. Having grown up in a family of sailors, Dunaway has spent many years cruising across the globe aboard cargo ships, and more recently, he’s been navigating vessels through the Port of Houston.
We connected with John Dunaway through Instagram in 2016 and shared our admiration for the beauty of his photographs and stories from his travels. When we heard back from John, we were thrilled to hear that he had been a Sperry fan for many years.
Today, John Dunaway is one of our Sperry Ambassadors and he’s proved to be an invaluable member of our crew. Scroll below to read our interview with John to learn more about his life at sea and on shore.
“Summertime lulls in Texas equal primo tanker surfing conditions. My how time flies…”
“Look back from time to time, remembering where exactly you’ve come from. Charge hard. Stay humble.”
“Day in and day out, through all of the elements, Pilots across the globe must climb ladders to board and disembark vessels. It’s one of the most dangerous aspects of the job. Seemingly trivial on most occasions until the moment it goes wrong.”
Three friends are reunited by redfish on an fishing adventure in the Biloxi Marsh region of the Louisiana Gulf Coast.