Since 1976, John Neal’s passion has been sharing his knowledge of ocean cruising through seminars and worldwide sail-training expeditions. He has helped more than 10,000 sailors find their ideal cruising boats through his boat purchase consultation service. John is author, co-author or contributing author of 17 books and his 388,000 offshore miles include six Cape Horn roundings and expeditions to Antarctica, Africa, Australia and Spitsbergen.