Services: Yacht Delivery, Relocation, Training, Captain For Hire I currently hold a USCG Masters 100 Ton Near-Coastal license with Commercial Towing Endorsement, license # 189957 valid through March 2018. I also hold a Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD), a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) and current US Passport. I am also enrolled in good standing in The Maritime Consortium random drug testing program. My experience includes over 35 years of boating and maritime experience including 22 years in the US Navy where I served both as enlisted and a commissioned officer. I have extensive experience on private and commercial vessels ranging from 20 to over 90 feet, single engine, multiple engine and sail along the Inter-Coastal Waterway from South Florida to New York, the Erie Canal, Welland Canal and Great Lakes. Within the last year I have delivered Sea Ray yachts from Merritt Island to an overseas broker in Fort Lauderdale, a private 65-foot yacht with the owner’s family onboard for an extended transit from Key West to Stuart, FL. This summer I assisted in the delivery of a 90 foot dinner yacht from Miami to Oswego, NY. During my Navy career I held deck division, navigation department head and ship’s Bos’n positions. Other formal training includes ship handling, small boat maintenance and handling, navigation, celestial navigation, deck seamanship, firefighting and shipboard damage control. I hold current First Aid and CPR certifications. I am currently a member of the USCG Auxiliary where I am qualified as Boat Coxswain, boat crew, Vessel Safety Examiner, Boating Safety Course Instructor and Recreational Boating Program Visitor. I am certified as a Search and Rescue Instructor and have the responsibilities of training boat crew and coxswains to support the Coast Guard in Search and Rescue and Operational Risk Management. I also instruct coastal navigation, basic weather, communications and seamanship and boat handling. For additional information and references please feel free to contact me anytime. Read More
Services: Yacht Delivery, Relocation, Training, Captain For Hire I currently hold a USCG Masters 100 Ton Near-Coastal license with Commercial Towing Endorsement, license # 189957 valid through March 2018. I also hold a Merchant Marinerâ€™s Document (M
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