Michael and wife Amy are both licensed USCG captains with over 30,000 offshore miles each. They have made two transatlantic crossings, outfitted several boats of their own for offshore cruising and have supervised/consulted for many others. They currently live aboard a 42 cutter hailing out of Norfolk, VA.
Mike also happens to be a national recording artist whose songs are born from their cruising experiences. Maybe you've seen them speak/perform at the NY, Chicago or Philly boat shows or seen the articles in Chesapeake Bay Magazine and Cruising World, or maybe you've seen Mike on CMT. Now's your chance to catch their entertaining style in Richmond...
Their talk will include:
Plan to arrive at 6:30pm for a short social including beer / wine and munchies. After which time, the talk will begin and take about 60 minutes with a question and answer session to follow. They like to split the men and women up for the Q&A. She gets anything from how to keep mayonnaise to how best to stow leather shoes to how to provision, to how not to have husbands yell...
Sign up on line at www.fbyc.net or send your payment of $8 per person made out to Fishing Bay Yacht Club and send to John Koedel, 7102 Glen Parkway, Richmond, VA 23229. (804) 338-1158. Space is limited to the first 75 to sign up.
Check out Mikes website at http://www.mikeaikenmusic.com/about/.
Or listen to a song or two at http://mikeaikenmusic.com/music/video.html.