Shawn Young

Shawn Young by Mats Jerndal (December 29, 2015)


I'm a graphic designer and writer based in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This site contains information about my work, side interests and background, as well as ways to contact me.

graphic designer and web developer

Graphic Design and Web Development

I provide graphic design, web design, marketing and consulting services. You can have a look at some of my work in my design portfolio, which is located on this site.

Working at coffee shop Shawn Young


I'm primarily interested in nonfiction subjects dealing with Polynesian history and wilderness. Currently, I'm editing the oral autobiography of Kawika Kapahulehua, the late captain of the Hokulea during its historic modern voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti and back in 1976. You can learn about this and other projects through the Writing section of this site.

Approaching Tangier Island aboard the Chesapeake Breeze from Reedville, VA


I occasionally write about things I'm interested in. This includes product reviews and travel. Click in to see what's new.

shirts, art, jewelry store

Supply Room / Store

A selection of items that intersect with my work. T-shirts, books, art, artifacts…

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Featured Interview: Buffalo Keaulana

An excerpt from a long afternoon visit with the Keaulana family in Nanakuli, Oahu. Buffalo was a lifeguard at Makaha Beach and a crew member on the historic voyage of the Hokulea in 1976.

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