Anthony Palmiotti is a Professor of Navigation at the SUNY Maritime College and holds a merchant marine officer? license as Master, 3000 GT, and Chief Mate, unlimited, Oceans. Mr. Palmiotti has sailed on vessels ranging in size from coastal tugs to large oceangoing vessels and has brought this experience to the classroom in many years of teaching both ashore on the college campus and at sea aboard the college training ship. He has been published in maritime journals both domestic and international. He lives in New York State with his wife, a husky named Halo, and a garage full of self-built wooden canoes.

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