About the author
DR. PAUL A. RIVERA is Executive Director, of PAR Enterprises, Inc. - a Stamford based Human Resources/Benefits /Insurance Consulting Practice, Licensed in CT, NY and FL. He received his Doctorate in Finance from Pace University, an MBA, cum laude, from Pace and an Electrical/Computer
Engineering Degree from Manhattan College. He retired in the mid 1990’s with over 30 plus years in corporate management responsibilities with Fortune 50 companies and continues to lecture as a professor at Fairfield University, Sacred Heart University and Pace University. In that regard he has written other Business related works.
As an avid sailor since the 1970’s he has skippered sailing sloops in the North East Coastal waters, the Florida Inter-coastal waterway and the Caribbean sea. As a cruise passenger he also has enjoyed sailing the Mediterranean, the South Pacific and the Gulf Stream along the Atlantic Coast - all of which would have been sea routes traveled by sailors of the story’s era. Therefore, in this fictional maritime adventure which also encompasses historical events of the time, Dr. Rivera relates the eventful voyage of merchant sailors making a passage from the Caribbean to Spain during the late 1700’s.