On the Hong Kong to Singapore voyage, I hired a
delivery skipper, Jon de Vos, as pilot since since I did not have any blue water
experience at that time.
|Jon de Vos - An Aussie that was living
in Hong Kong. He and a group of mates had sailed his Farr designed 40 footer around
the South Pacific for a couple of years.
|Lou Stathos - I had worked with Lou at
Intel where he was a network design engineer. He had signed on as Navigator for
several TransPac races and was working up to becoming a delivery skipper after retiring