|Gale on a reconnaissance trip to Cape Horn aboard the expedition yacht, Pelagic Australis.
a native of Ogden, Utah, started her career in the marine field in 1978
as a deck hand in Hawaii and quickly gained the experience to be a Charter
Captain in the British Virgin Islands and then a Delivery Skipper on
the East Coast of the United States, the Bahamas and the Virgin Islands.
a 100 Ton Captains License and has operated power boats and sail
boats up to 77 feet carrying up to 300 passengers.
Gale began a two-year apprenticeship to become a marine surveyor, including
attending several workshops, seminars and lectures and working in the
field with other surveyors before joining Hartoft Marine Survey, Ltd.
a member of the National Association of Marine Surveyors in 1994, the membership with the highest standards for the marine survey industry.
Gale is also a long-distance ocean racer. See her website to learn more.