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Kim Kavin is an award-winning writer, editor and photographer who specializes in marine travel. She has visited dozens of destinations for her work, cruising everywhere from the Galapagos Islands to the Maldives to Fiji. She is the author of nine books including Dream Cruises: The Insider’s Guide to Private Yacht Vacations, and is editor of the online yacht vacation magazine CharterWave.com.
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Carol Cronin is the Features editor for YachtWorldCharters.com, Boats.com and YachtWorld.com. She won two races for the USA in the 2004 Olympics and has cruised extensively from Maine to the Caribbean, as well as in Europe. Carol has also published novels about the Olympics, sailing, hurricanes, time travel, and old schooners.
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Zuzana Prochazka is a writer and photographer who freelances for a dozen boating magazines and websites. A USCG 100 Ton Master, Zuzana has cruised, chartered and skippered flotillas in many parts of the world and serves as a presenter on charter destinations and topics. She is the Chair of the New Product Awards committee, judging innovative boats and gear at NMMA and NMEA shows, and currently serves as immediate past president of Boating Writers International. She contributes to Boats.com and YachtWorld.com, and also blogs regularly on her boat review site, TalkoftheDock.com.
John Burnham is the editorial director of Dominion Marine Media, which operates YachtWorldCharters.com. He has chartered in a range of locations, from the Virgin Islands and Martinique to the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. Formerly the chief editor of Sailing World and Cruising World magazines, John lives in Middletown, Rhode Island, and recently won the U.S. Championship in the Shields Class.
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Nick Crang has been involved in the yacht charter industry for twenty years, from sail training to luxury crewed charter. A keen sailor from a young age, summer seasons spent teaching sailing lead to the door of Sunsail. Here he spent time involved in sail training, corporate race charter, bareboat and flotilla sailing, before moving into the sales and marketing of worldwide crewed and bareboat yacht charter products. Prior to joining the YachtWorld.com team in 2007, Nick also spent time as a yacht broker in the UK. Nick has cruised extensively in many of the most popular yacht charter destinations worldwide, although these days he enjoys seeking out new anchorages closer to home with his wife and two daughters. His all time favourite charter destination is the Seychelles.
Lynda Morris Childress provides hands-on perspective to YachtWorldCharters.com readers; she operates crewed charters in the Greek Islands with her husband, Kostas Ghiokas, aboard their Atlantic 70, Stressbuster, and has sailed thousands of Aegean-Sea miles. Lynda grew up sailing in Newport, Rhode Island and is co-author of A Cruising Guide to Narragansett Bay. More recently, she was a contributing author to Essential Sailing Destinations: The World's Most Spectacular Cruising Areas, as the authority on sailing in Greece. Lynda was previously managing editor of a top U.S. sailing magazine before moving to Greece, where she's lived and sailed for the past eleven years.
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Marine photographer and writer Neil Rabinowitz has chartered worldwide: from the Caribbean to the South Pacific and Australia; from the Mediterranean to Alaska; from the Bahamas to the Pacific Northwest—where he lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Recognized as one of the best, Neil has produced more than 2000 covers and numerous feature stories. Early in his career, he had a 100-ton U.S. Coast Guard License and did boat deliveries, ran charters, cruised extensively around the world, and completed many ocean passages while racing in both Maxi and Grand Prix of circuits. Neil continues to write and photograph for both editorial and advertising clients and has been a contributor to YachtWorld.com since its inception in 1995. You can view more of his photos on the Neil Rabinowitz website.