About the Book
Duncan Hood has been a professional sailboat captain and Instructor Evaluator for the American Sailing Association since 1984. Over the years, Duncan has sailed, taught, and lectured in China, Japan, Canary Islands, Poland, the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, and in 20 states in the US. A popular lecturer, teacher, and captain, he currently owns and operates "Adventurer," a 56' LOA Cherubini schooner. Captain Hood is also chair of the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race and has participated in this event since 2001. The mission of the GCBSR is to raise money to restore bay waters by donating proceeds to ecological and educational non-profits throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed.