Nancy Erley Captain of two 5-year world circumnavigations. “As skipper of an all-woman crew, Nancy fashioned a circumnavigation that should go down in the record books as one of the soundest, most seamanlike journeys in the modern cruising era.” George Day, publisher of Blue Water Sailing magazine. Nancy holds a USCG 100-ton Master of Oceans license and is the recipient of the Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award from BoatUS and the National Women’s Sailing Association. She an Instructor Evaluator Ocean for the International Sail and Power Association and offers private lessons and learning trips for women aboard her boat Tethys in the Pacific Northwest.