Captain Roy


Captain Roy Hoxworth is a 100 ton USCG licensed Master Captain and a veteran of the U.S. Navy submarine service. He has over 25 years of expertise in the marine industry and has captained his own 31 ft Hunter sloop rig for 18 years. During this time he has captained both sail and power vessels from 26 to 85 feet in length. His professional capacity as a qualified captain has taken him all over the Western Hemisphere. Skilled in all facets of preventive maintenance, Captain Hoxworth has a mechanical background from the keel up and includes carpentry, varnish, paint, electronic navigation,

Professional Background

I am a USCG Master Captain holding a 100gt license with sailboat endorsement. Additionally, I hold a six pack 100 gt certificate from Mariners Learning systems. I completed the USCG Auxiliary Basic Boating course in 1985. My at sea experience has been 28 years with 18 years captaining my own 31 ft Hunter sloop rig sailing to Mexico, The Bahamas, Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago, and Martinique. I maintained my vessel during this period of time. I started delivering yachts in 1987 with a 37ft Hunter sloop rig from Cudjoe Key, FL to Palmetto, FL. Then, in inverse order, 3/15 32 ft Beneteau sail yacht from Tortola, BVI to San Juan, PR, 4/15. 50 ft Hatteras Sportfisher from Gulfport, MS to St. Thomas, USVI, 5/15 39 ft Sports Coupe from Ruskin, FL to Orange Beach, AL. 5/12 33ft Wellcraft Coastal flying bridge open fisherman delivered from Crystal River, FL to Ft. Walton Beach, FL. Successful del.1/11 37ft Gulfstar sloop rig owner orientation/sailing/electronics training. Issued Insurance cert. 12/10 37ft Gulfstar sloop rig delivered from Treasure Island, FL to Bradenton, FL. Successful del. 5/10 36ft Regal Express owner orientation/engineering/electronics training. Job completed. 7/10 50ft Sea Ray Sundancer delivered from Stuart, FL to Patuxant River, MD. Successful del. 12/86 to 3/04 31ft Hunter sloop rig “Potentate” Captained/maintained own yacht. Reason for leaving: Vessel sold. 9/02 57ft Beneteau delivered from Houston, TX to Punta Gorda, FL. Successful delivery. 6/95 49ft Hinkley ketch delivered from Cape May, NJ to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Successful delivery. 7/87 37ft Hunter sloop rig delivered from Cudjoe Key, FL to Palmetto, FL. Successful delivery. I hold a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Kennedy Western University and a bachelor’s degree in Personnel Administration from Michigan State University. I also hold a Community Association Manager (CAM) license in the state of Florida. I have held Director level positions in Human Resources with the following companies: Florida Blood Services, 12 ½ years; Hospice of Marion County, Inc., nine years; Cooper Industries, Inc., seven ½ years. All human resources experience is validated. People skills dealing with all types of people developed from experience in human resources field.


  • Sailing
  • Towing

On-Water Specialities

  • Towing
  • Radio Operator
  • Radar

Other Services

  • Vessel Maintenance
  • Day work


Riverview, FL, United States

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