Barb Hart lives aboard La Luna, a 47-foot sailboat, with her husband Stew. They’re filling the cruising kitty in St. Thomas prior to a planned Atlantic crossing in 2014. Barb’s blog is http://www.HartsAtSea.com
Cap’n Fatty Goodlander has lived aboard for 53 of his 60 years, and has circumnavigated twice. He is the author of Chasing the Horizon and numerous other marine books. His latest, Buy, Outfit, and Sail is out now. Visit: fattygoodlander.com
Bill Eggert and his wife Nancy, own a Ranger Tug which they keep on the West River, near Annapolis, Maryland. His book, Gentlemen of the Harbor: Stories of Chesapeake Bay Tugboats and Crews, is available at www.gentlemenofthe harbor.com.
Capt. Robert L. Gardana is a licensed U.S.C.G. master and maritime attorney for over 30 years (website: www.BoatLawyer.com). If you have a question you would like to see addressed in a future column, e-mail it to [email protected]
Capt. Jan Robinson’s Ship to Shore Cookbook Collection is available at your local marine or bookstore. Visit www.shiptoshoreINC.com email [email protected] Tel: 704-277-6521. Don’t miss the new cookbook added to Jan’s collection: DINING ON DECK
Max Loubser is the Skipper of the Corina IV. Originally from South Africa, Max grew up in St. Maarten on the Beneteau 44 Callaloo. He studied at UK and Florida-based maritime academies and works as professional yacht crew.
Captain Judy Helmey of Miss Judy Charters provides inshore light tackle, fly fishing opportunities, offshore bottom and trolling, and Gulf Stream fishing. Please feel free to contact her by phone 1 912 897 4921, by email [email protected] Her site missjudycharters.com features over 30,000 fish catching pictures!
An avid amateur photographer, Charles Shipley was a Professor of Computer Science until his retirement in 2005, when he and his wife Barbara moved aboard their Kadey-Krogen 48 North Sea Tusen Takk II. They have been cruising the Caribbean since January 2007.
Dr. Todd Kuhn is considered a leading expert on inshore light tackle techniques – opting for fly-fishing and spinning equipment. The Gulfport, Miss., resident was awarded a doctorate in Environmental Engineering in 1996
Ellen Lampert-Gréaux lives in Saint Barthélemy where she is editor-in-chief of Harbour Magazine. She writes regularly about entertainment design and technology for Live Design magazine, and about Caribbean architecture for MACO, a Trinidad-based lifestyle magazine.
Gary E. Brown is the Editorial Director of All At Sea Caribbean. He is a presenter on Island 92, 91.9 FM, St. Maarten, and the author of the thriller/sailing adventure Caribbean High. For more information, visit: garyebrown.net
Glenn Hayes is a writer and photographer based out of west central Florida and has marine industry background spanning almost a quarter century. He can be reached through his web site www.HayesStudios.
Jeff Dennis is an outdoor writer and photographer who grew up on a creek in Charleston loving the saltwater, and he contributes regularly to All At Sea Southeast. Read his blog at www.LowcountryOutdoors.com
“Our philosophy is KISS (keep it simple silly),” John explains. “Kai and I race with only three main goals: (1) right side up, (2) start and finish every race, and (3) have fun. We have won many races this way and are having a blast too.”
Jordan Wolfe is the Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist at Whole Foods Market South Beach. He is an expert on the plant-strong green lifestyle, and he is a life-long vegetarian. Wolfe teaches that there are many paths to nutritional excellence and everyone can benefit from adding more plants to their plates. His favorite part of his work is inspiring and educating others on healthy eating.
Liesbet Collaert is a freelance writer. She and her husband Mark have been cruising on Irie for almost six years. They recently left the Caribbean and are heading west for new adventures in the South Pacific. Visit her blog at: www.itsirie.com
Ernie and Megan are a husband/wife, captain/chef team, owning and operating the classic 65-ft Privilege sailing Catamaran, Lolalita, in the Virgin Islands. Ernie is a 1600GT All Oceans USCG Master with 16 years in the charter yacht industry. Megan is a Georgia girl, serving as gourmet chef onboard their charter yacht. They are both NAUI Dive Instructors as well. Yacht Lolalita is fully equipped for sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, gourmet cuisine, and creating lasting memories with friends and families on a luxury vacation.
Melanie Haraldson is the Healthy Eating and Green Mission Specialist for the Whole Foods Market in Pembroke Pines, Fla. She is a board certified Holistic Health Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Her goal is to help others discover a whole new world of flavor, nourishment, love, health, happiness and balance.
United Yacht Sale's Beaufort/Morehead City office is staffed by Pam Valente and Lenny Beck. Pam, a knowledgeable broker and seasoned boater, offers professional assistance and personal service while walking customers through the process of selling or purchasing a vessel by thoughtfully answering questions and discussing options.
Paul Exner is president of Modern Geographic. Paul provides sail training and consulting for the ocean-going sailor. Currently, Paul is a management consultant for Puerto Del Rey Marina, consulting on various development projects including hurricane tie-down storage.
Susan Zaluski lives in Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke. She is the director of the Jost Van Dyke Preservation Society, a non-profit agency dedicated to the preservation of the history, culture and natural environment of Jost Van Dyke.
Vicki lives in Annapolis, MD, where she and partner, Barry Miller, cruise the Chesapeake and the Intercoastal Waterway to the Bahamas or Florida. They cruise in a 36-foot Albine Express trawler named, Balboita.
Capt. Wayne Canning lives on his Irwin 40 VAYU, in Wilmington N.C. A marine professional for more than 35 years he is now a full time Marine Surveyor, freelance writer, and consultant/project manager on major repairs. Capt. Wayne also runs web sites for those restoring project boats. Visit www.4ABetterBoat.com and www.projectboatzen.com for more information.