Offshore race navigator and delivery skipper. Mike sailed his first Hawaii to California delivery in 1979. He has been racing and delivering boats professionally for 15+ years. In two Pac Cups, Mike was aboard class winner Springbok in 1996 and on the overall winner Winnetou in 2004. Trusting your instincts and solid preparation is key to successful return trips. Mike will be sharing preparation ideas for the Do It Yourself owners and offering guidelines on how to find and select a delivery skipper and crew.

Mike formerly managed Pendragon 4 and has raced to Hawaii, Mexico, Tahiti, and coastal races. Deliveries include Fiji to CA, Puerto Vallarta to SF, Vancouver to SF, and points in between.

Mike has his 100 ton USCG Master License with Sail endorsement and is based in Marina del Rey, CA, has family in the bay area, but sails whenever and wherever possible.

Contact info: m.j.priest@earthlink.net

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