John Neal’s 389,000 offshore miles include six Cape Horn roundings plus voyages to Antarctica, Africa, Australia and Spitsbergen. Since 1976, John’s passion has been sharing his knowledge of ocean cruising through 189 sail-training expeditions worldwide aboard Mahina Tiare III, a Hallberg-Rassy 46 detailed on www.mahina.com and through Offshore Cruising Seminars presented at 3-5 major boat shows annually. John is author, co-author or contributing author of 17 books including Log of the Mahina, A Tale of the South Pacific.