Sinbad's Code: Undas regere tu leges delere debes
(To rule the waves you wave the rules)
as she goes an' stand t'yer guns". Words spoken hundreds
of times as Captain Horatio Sinbad, a modern day swashbuckler
born at least 250 years too late, steers his dauntless
hermaphrodite brig, Meka II, into battle.
Caught up at an early age in the daring do of the pirates
and privateers, Long John Silver, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.,
and Errol Flynn to name a few, Captain Sinbad has been
pursuing high seas adventure his whole life.
built the Meka II (see Meka II)
in his backyard in Detroit, Michigan, starting when he
was 24. He launched her in 1967 and spent his summers
cruising the Great Lakes. In 1970 he was turned loose
on the high seas escaping the Great Lakes via the St.
Lawrence Seaway and has pursued one seagoing adventure
after another even managing to raise four children along
keep his magnificent obsession going, he has been a draftsman,
boat builder, restaurant owner, charter boat captain,
commercial boat operator, sailing school operator, re-enactor,
and pirate merchant. Recently he has used his sword less
and his pen more to pursue a life long passion of writing
and has published his first book. (see