if a risingTide lifts all boats

what can Technology, Teamwork, and Teaching do ?


risingT Media + Marketing offers a variety of services that come with experience and advice to meet the needs of your audience.

Web Design & Development

Custom WordPress websites developed hand-in-hand with clients from the ground up through ongoing maintenance.

Social Media Management

Creating content, posting, scheduling, engaging, and analyzing channels to connect clients with their audiences.



From creating audiences, to writing, sending, and analyzing email newsletters or press releases for clients.

Graphic Design

From logos to brochures and banners and working with local printers, we can create the collateral you need to market your ideas.

Kate Wilson Somers – founder/ owner

“With experience from the Volvo Ocean Race and the America’s Cup to local yacht clubs and races, I am an experienced media specialist seeking to find new ways to tell the stories of organizations through technology, collaboration, and connections.”



Kate Wilson Somers brings toolbox of skills to her all her clients and projects from graphic design to web development, media production to professional writing, and using creativity, education, and ingenuity throughout.

She first started in the marine industry working for Oracle Team USA part of the winning 34th America’s Cup campaign. Since then, she has worked with two Volvo Ocean Races – Team Alvimedica as a Marketing Coordinator and Vestas 11th Hour Racing as the Press Officer. In between, she manages a wealth of clients with ranging needs from websites, to online education programs, marketing collateral, event production, and social media management.

A passionate sailor and educator, Kate has coached the local high school teams for years and designed a summer program that focused on both sailing and environmental education for elementary and middle school students earning her RIMTA’s Boater of the Year 2016.

She has an undergraduate degree in architecture and mathematics from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Master’s degree in Educational Media and Technology from Boston University. When not helping companies, she can be found with her husband, son, and their dog, Scruffy cruising onboard their C&C 34 in the New England waters.

(Follow their adventures at PersistenceAdventures.com .)


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Rolex Big Boat Series 2018 – Producer
Conanicut Yacht Club – Around the Island Race
Grace Yoga Unplugged: Delivering a new marketing strategy with education
Just Go Boating
Vestas 11th Hour Racing: Press Officer
Clean Bays: Spreading the Word
Classic Yacht Owner’s Association: Content Management
Event Wrap-Up: Inaugural Designer Series Rendezvous in Bristol Honors Ted Hood
Block Island Race Week: New Media Management
Live from Charleston: College Sailing Nationals
Gunboat: Updating and Adding New Functionality
EdTechTeacher Boston Summit
Get-Attention.com: New Webiste
Grace Yoga: Helping with the small stuff
Siren Marine: The Connected Boat


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