Reese Palley

1912 Wilcox Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
156 Sea Lane
Key West FL 33040
Phone: 305-295-0700 / Skype: reesepalley / Fax: 395-295-0414


Member- Ocean Cruising Club


1945-1949 The New School for Social Research

1949-1952 The London School of Economics

1959-79 Objet d'Art Galleries in Atlantic City,NJ, SoHo/NYC, Paris, SanFrancisco and Palm Beach, specializing in Danish Furniture, Boehm porcelains, and Fine Art.

1979-1999 Circumnavigated the World aboard 46' sailing vessel, Unlikely.

1996 Sailed into Key West after the circumnavigation where Reese lives with his wife and sailing mate, Marilyn. Reese is currently working on an article for Motor Boats International and a book on the marine artist Thomas Hoyne for W.W.Norton.

Books published:
The Porcelain Art of Edward Marshall Boehm,Harry Abrahms, NY
Unlikely Passages, Norton/Seven Seas Press
There Be No Dragons ,Sheridan Press
Unlikely People ,Sheridan Press
Unlikely Passages(paperback), Sheridan Press
Call of the Ancient Mariner, McGrawHill
The Best of Nautical Quarterly, The Lure of Sail, MBI
The Best of Nautical Quarterly, The Lure of Power (2004)

Articles published in: Nautical Quarterly, Cruising World, Sail, Good Old Boats, Showboats International, etc.