Alex Agnew is President and Publisher of Ocean Navigator and Professional Mariner magazines based in Portland, ME. Ocean Navigator serves the owners and operators of ocean-going yachts, and Professional Mariner serves licensed professional mariners and owners and operators of commercial shipping in North America. Alex is founder and president of Sailing Ships Maine, a non-profit which recruited 250 teenagers to embark on 1 week sailing voyages on traditional sailing ships in 2019. Alex was formerly president of Tall Ships Portland, the first official chapter of Tall Ships America, and has served two terms on the board of the American Sail Training Association.