I spent 24 years making others safe on the water and now my passion is to make every day you spend on the water your best while ensuring complete personal and vessel safety. Primary language English, learning Spanish.
USCG veteran ship and small boat operator with 24 years experience, 20+ years as instructor of small boats and shipboard operations Heavy weather Coxswain (vessel operator) 44 & 47ft vessels max seas 20ft, winds 50 knots, breaking surf 8ft Lead instructor - 65ft, 95 ton, high speed, offshore armored military security vessel with Hamilton Jet Drives powered by MTU diesels Operated dozens of trailer sized and larger CG boats Operator of various inboard, jet drives and outboard vessels from one to three outboard configurations Operator of vessels powered by MTU, Detroit Diesel, Cummings, two and four cylinder outboards and proficient in emergency actions for each Conducted Ice Breaking in Lake Erie Hundreds of hours of Fog navigation in Cape Cod and Nantucket Sound Two years ship operations in Pacific Ocean, Hawaiian Islands through Samoa Safely delivered 110ft CG ship from Puerto Rico to Alaska (7,600 miles) 1st mate for 38ft Morgan s/v delivery from St. Augustine to Ft. Myers, FL and 30ft Bertram from SC to SW FL Grew up in Florida operating run abouts, john boats, jet skis, water skiing, paddle / surf board, wind surfer and presently fish for Tarpon in San Juan, PR aboard my 18ft flats boat and Kayaks
Master License 100 ton, towing endorsement Coast Guard ship and small boat operator throughout the US, Great Lakes, New England (Nantucket), Hawaii, Mexico, Alaska, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, USVI down to Martinique and Panama Canal transits. As a USCG vessel operator, I spent most of my career in leadership positions serving as vessel captain or Deck Officer. 2014-2015 served as the Executive Officer (2nd in command) aboard 110ft CG ship overseeing all vessel navigation / operations, personnel, galley and law enforcement. Conducted years of actual and training salvage operations Safely returned to port in vessel experiencing fires-2, taking on water-3 18 years conducting law enforcement mission for USCG Experinced in maintiaing and servicing Lighthouses, buoys and Aids to Navigation (FL west coast, Tampa Bay) Served as Navigation Chief aboard USCG ship overseeing all aspects of vessel navigation and bridge operations
Hi! I'm Captain Timothy.