Ben Emory received his A.B. from Harvard and M.B.A. from Dartmouth. He has cruised and ocean-raced from Nova Scotia to the Caribbean and across the Atlantic. He has experienced a wide variety of sailboats and rowing craft. A member of the Cruising Club of America and Ocean Cruising Club, he is a former Navy destroyer officer. He is the author of "Sailor for the Wild -- On Maine, Conservation and Boats."