From the Publisher
Carol Newman Cronin has sailed since childhood. In 2004, she crowned
a lifetime of competitive achievement by winning
two races for the USA at the Olympics in Athens.
A member of the elite US Sailing Team from
2001-07, she has won numerous national and
international sailing championships. Since retiring
from Olympic sailing, Cronin has focused on
writing and design from her home office
in Jamestown, RI.