Always professional with safety and security of guests, crew, and boat consistently top of mind. I have both a USCG Master 100GRT Inland license (with sail and tow endorsements) and a USCG OUPV (6-pack) Near Coastal license. I'm ready to help you get on the water! I currently deckhand on the historic 75' Skipjack Wilma Lee during downtime. Located on Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banks, the vessel is owned by a non-profit organization and runs private event charters as well as public sunset cruises. Prior to obtaining my Captain's license I owned, operated, maintained, and lived aboard a 46' Grand Banks fast-trawler in the Chesapeake Bay.
May 2016 – Sep 2016 Deckhand 75’ Skipjack Wilma Lee | Ocracoke, NC Crewed charters, events, weddings, sightseeing, and sunset cruises for up to 42 passengers. Jun 2011 – Sep 2011 Operator | 22’ Catalina Sailboat Baysail Yacht Charters Chartered a 22’ Catalina for the entire summer to sail in the Chesapeake. Aug 2007 – Jun 2011 Operated, Maintained, & Lived Aboard 46’ Grand Banks Motoryacht I owned this rare Motoryacht model of the very popular 46’ hull and it was a well-equipped fast trawler with twin Cat 3208TA diesel propulsion and 12’ Novurania RIB. Ownership of this vessel was the perfect learning opportunity and I performed all repairs and maintenance on all systems. 1999 – 2002 Operator, Dive Boat Watch Center Consoles and Dive Boats Boating and snorkeling on Johnston Atoll reefs 1990 – 1997 Family Owned for Pleasure & Charter 50’ Bertram Sportfishing Yacht “TNT” My family owned the vessel and we frequently fished the Northern Gulf of Mexico for big-game fish.
Mar 2015 – Dec 2015 Kayak/Sailing Expedition East Coast of the U.S. Completed fitting of a 19’ Hobie Tandem Island hybrid kayak/sailboat and expedition training on Cape Cod during the summer and then sailed the vessel on its own bottom from Virginia Beach to Ocracoke Island, camping along the way. Dangerous El Niño spawned weather in the Outer Banks ended the single vessel expedition early but it led to a number of opportunities on Ocracoke Island. Jan 2013 – Mar 2015 Logistician and Planner Salt Lake City, UT Assisted my girlfriend with her job duties as a Field Service Engineer for a major lab instrument manufacturer Western district (9 states) and planned our 2015 kayak expedition. May 2006 – Jan 2013 Global Product Marketing Manager Wilmington, DE Began as a marketing intern at Agilent and was a marketing manager for my last 3 years where I managed the GC and Workflow Automation product line’s in-bound marketing team responsible for the development of all new products. This product line sold laboratory instrumentation and software into more than 50 countries. Nov 1999 – Jan 2006 Lead Chemist / Manager Johnston Atoll Located on Johnston Island, a tiny island on a remote atoll in the Pacific Ocean, for four years and the reminder in Umatilla, Oregon. Held numerous supervisor/manager roles, managing up to 20 laboratory personnel in the U.S. Army’s Chemical Demilitarization program.
Hi! I'm Captain Christopher.