Transplanted Texan, Captain Lynn Hanna is a retired IT professional who decided sailing was a better alternative to retirement. A former Marine Corps officer, Hanna worked in both southern California and Texas before making San Diego his permanent home in 2003. Having owned two medium size cruising sailboats in San Diego and Texas, Hanna is now a licensed 100-ton captain and has worked as captain of IACC charter boats since 2004.
Dr. Niblack grew up in Los Angeles and earned his B.A. in Biology at UCLA. He moved to San Diego and earned his M.D. at UCSD’s School of Medicine. After an Internship at Mercy Hospital and an Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Florida, he practiced as an anesthesiologist in San Diego for fourteen years before retiring. After buying Dennis Conner’s 1992 America’s Cup yacht, Stars & Stripes, USA-11 in August 2006, he has been sailing full-time. Now, most of his free time is spent fixing things.