Boat Type: Flemming Trawler 53
Owner: Neil Hardin
Yacht Club: American Legion YC
Favorite Cruising Destination
Mexican waters and all the local channel islands.
Favorite Boating Experience
Any day there’s no storm or no rain.
About the Crew
Newport Beach, CA
Owner/Captain of the Mallika
Co-Captain, First Mate
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Owns Construction Co., Avid Fisherman
Retired Firefighter from Anaheim, CA
EMT/Swift Water Rescue, Scuba Diver
Bear Stearn, CSU Chancellor’s Office
SLC > NYC > Sunset Beach, CA
IT Consulting Business Owner
Several trips to Catalina with Capt Hardin
Avid Adventure ADW Scuba Diver, World Traveler, having visited over 36 countries
Mother of 2
Born and raised in Orange County
Coporate Marketing Professional
Has been power boating with Capt. Hardin for over 18 years, competitive female angler, and sailor.
From TN, now residing in sunny CA.
Aftermarket Auto Accessory Production Management and eCommerce
What’s in a Name
Boat was named Mallika when i purchased it – liked the name. The name has many different meanings depending on where you are from –
ex: angel in swahili, or jasmine, princess, jasmine princess… etc.
Reason to Buy This Boat
A little bigger & comfortable for cruising long distances. Well respected name in the boating world.
Previous Boats Owned
1942 home boat wood sailboat – 24′ long
14′ waterski boat
Columbia 26 sailboat
Islander 30 sailboat
Freeport 41 sailboat
27′ sea ray
27′ gritty white
Hero – soling racing sailboat 27′
Interest in CUBAR
Travelling in a group with people that have the same interest as mine. Exploring new territory.