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I have been the owner and captain of the charter yacht Alaskan Song offering crewed charters in Southeast Alaska since 2007 along with my wife, Nancy who is the Chef. Prior to that, for 11 years I owned and operated the Malahide North Sea trawler, Explorer. Nancy and I bought Explorer in 1994, taking our three boys then ages 8,7 &5 on a two year odyssey from Maine to Alaska. During the 1970s I worked as a commercial fisherman from Alaska to California, as owner captain of a purse seiner for five of those years.

I have been using electronic navigation (The Capn) since version 1.0 in 1994, accumulating 800-1,000 hours underway cruising and navigating.