Peter learned to sail at age 5, built his first boat at age 14 and has been designing, building, restoring and “messing about” in all sorts of boats ever since. He worked for Cape Dory Yachts and ran his own shop building and restoring boats. He worked as a free-lance marine illustrator with work regularly published in Cruising World and Sailing magazines. Since 1996 Mr. Hunt has worked as a marine surveyor after apprenticing under the supervision of Robert Kershaw. Mr. Hunt is an AMS certified marine surveyor.