Captain Tom Lokocz Adams
Tom has over 25 years of experience in the marine industry. He has hands on practical experience, as well as several degrees and licenses.
Tom started his career working on the schooners in the Maine Windjammer fleet in Penobscot Bay sailing from Rockland, Camden and Belfast. He has logged tens of thousands of sea miles since, many of them as captain. He spent several years working as a boat builder and systems mechanic on yachts and lobster boats. For the last 17 years, Tom has owned Maine Design Company, LLC which provides marine surveying, design and engineering services.
Tom earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Maine with focus areas in composite engineering and experimental fluid dynamics. He also holds Level 1 Thermography Certification, a degree in yacht design from the Landing School of Boatbuilding and Design and a USCG 200 ton Aux Sail Masters license.
Tom is a member of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and is an Accredited Marine Surveyor (AMS) with Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS, AMS).
Captain Mike McHenry
Mike has spent his life working on boats starting his first professional sailing job in 1973 as a sailing instructor. He has worked as mate and captain on a variety of sailboats including several years as mate on the schooner Adventure while she was still carrying passengers in Penobscot Bay. In 1986 Mike purchased the 95 ft (LOD) steel ketch Angelique which he owned and operated until “retiring” in 2014. Mike’s extensive maritime background gives him experience in all facets of vessel construction, operation and maintenance as well as excellent project management skills.
Mike has a BS in Economics from Quinnipiac University. He also holds a USCG 100 ton Aux Sail Masters License and is a Survey Associate (SA) with Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS, SA).