Geoff Hunt is currently President of the Royal Society of Marine Artists. H
Julian Stockwin is the internationally bestselling author of "Kydd, Artemis, Seaflower, " and "Mutiny, " the first four novels in the Kydd adventure series. Having joined the Royal Navy at age fifteen, he retired from the Royal Naval Reserve as a lieutenant commander and was awarded the Member of the British Empire (MBE). He and his wife live in Devon, England. Visit the author's website at www.julianstockwin.com.
David Cordingly is the author of Under the Black Flag and Women Sailors and Sailors' Women. He lives in Sussex, England.