John & Amanda annually sail eight months and 10,000 miles conducting sail-training expeditions in the South Pacific aboard Mahina Tiare III, their Hallberg-Rassy 46. Since 1976, John’s passion has been sharing his knowledge of ocean voyaging through seminars and training expeditions and his 387,000 offshore miles include expeditions to Antarctica, Africa, Australia and Spitsbergen. Amanda completed the Whitbread Race as rigger aboard Maiden, has 44 years and 346,000 miles offshore experience and is author of Marine Diesel Engine Essentials and The Essential Galley Companion.