Captain Jon


To whom it may concern, I am a 100T Master Near coastal with Sailing and Towing Endorsements. My Fiance and Myself are looking to work as a team. I am Currently the Manager of the Arundel Yacht Club in Kennebunkport, Maine. I also do annual charters down in the Caribbean operating Sailing vessels (Catamaran and mono hull) from 46-65 feel in length. Previously, I have worked for a tour company out of Boston called Flagship Adventures, I have worked in St. Maarten for the 12 Metre Challenge, and I have also worked for SeaTow.

Professional Background

______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone: (603) 759-8063 Summary of Qualifications • Experienced Yacht Club Manager and Yachtsman • USCG Licensed Boat Captain • PADI Certified Open Water Diver • Biddeford Fire Department Call Force Firefighter • Emergency Medical Services Volunteer Below you will find my CV, documenting current nautical and employment experience for your background. Employment Objective Licensed Boat Captain with high energy, amiable personality, leadership qualities, staff management, sales and merchandising experience. As a motivated nautical business professional, I’m looking for a dynamic environment for continued experience and growth opportunities. Entrepreneur Experience Founder of “ACT Yacht Services”. I am a local business owner that provides captain services, professional dockside services and scuba diving services, in Southern Maine and surrounding areas. Yacht Club Management and Charter Experience Arundel Yacht Club manager for last three seasons, with responsibilities including management of the day-to-day operations of all club event activities involving waterfront, house and the maintenance of club assets. Experienced in conducting customer briefings and ongoing customer relations, for both private and corporate charters, as well as led guided tours and managed related retail operations. Practical Boating Qualifications and Yacht Experience Fully documented and certified US Coast Guard (USCG) Captain, 100 Ton Near Coastal Masters License —with sailing and towing endorsements and US Sailing Safety at Sea Certifications. Annually, captain BVI charter for the MIT, Sloan Business School—previously, captained Boston harbor tours for Flagship Adventures. Worked in St. Maarten with the "America's Cup" 12 Metre Challenge charter operation, as first mate on US-56 (Stars and Stripes), and also have experience working for New Hampshire Sea Tow. I grew up sailing the coast of Maine and New Hampshire with my family. Experience includes:  General knowledge operating and maintaining boats from small tenders to 12 meter yachts  Fueling and basic maintenance, oil changes and winterizing  Handling lines during docking maneuvers, using moorings and anchoring  GPS navigation, chart plotter and overnight sailing  Additional instruments, such as -- autopilot, marine radar, VHF radio, and multifunction instruments (depth, wind and speed)  Varnishing woodwork, and also experienced detailing yachts inside and out Northeast Region of the United States Phone: (603) 759-8063 Professional Nautical Training Completed US Coast Guard Masters captain’s course at New England Maritime; received a USCG Captain, 100 Ton Near Coastal Masters License —with sailing and towing endorsements. Also US Sailing Safety at Sea Certifications and PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Open Water Diver Certified. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY  COO, Master Captain—For Hire ( & ACT Yacht Services (  Arundel Yacht Club Manager; Kennebunk Port, ME  Biddeford Fire Department Call Force Firefighters; Biddeford, ME  Kennebunkport Emergency Medical Services (KEMS) volunteer; Kennebunkport, ME  Ken Jones Ski and Snowboard Mart:; Nashua, NH, (; Seasonal Sales Associate  Flagship Adventures; Salem and Boston, Massachusetts, Charter Captain May 2008–2010 – Charter captain, tour guide, as well as oversee company’s Boston harbor retail site (  St. Maarten "America's Cup" 12 Metre Challenge; Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, N.A.; charter operation, as First Mate on US-56 (Stars and Stripes); October 2008-April 2009 ( – First mate, in charge of mechanical and cosmetic maintenance and upkeep  New Hampshire Sea Tow; Meredith, New Hampshire; May 2008–October 2008 ( – On call Captain, responsible for tow boat operations  Ekstrom Lawn Care; Hollis, New Hampshire, landscaping crew lead; April 2008–October 2008 ( – Crew lead, in charge of truck, equipment, crew and accounts  The Ski Market, LTD; Nashua, New Hampshire; November 2007–April 2008; as well as: September 2004 – November 2006 ( – Assistant Sales Manager, skilled in customer relations, selling and negotiating techniques  Town Fair Tire; Nashua, New Hampshire; November 2006–November 2007 ( – Assistant Sales Manager, staff management, experienced with general public and wholesalers; top seller leveraging SPIF incentive up-selling techniques TRAINING, EDUCATION AND HONORS  PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Open Water Diver Certified  Graduate of the Maine Firefighter Academy  Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)—currently waiting to test for national registry  US Sailing Safety at Sea Certification–April 2009  USCG Masters captain’s course at New England Maritime; Master License #1208220; 91-hour Master Certificate–May 2008  STCW-95: Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers—Basic Safety Training Certification–May 2008  Basic Fire Fighting & Elementary First Aid and CPR Certification –May 2008  USCG Assistance Towing Certificate –May 2008  Desperate Measures, Basic Selling Skills Sales Training; by Integrated Training Solutions –November 2004  Hollis/Brookline High School; graduated June 2004 – ski team captain and NH State meet finalist 3 straight years REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST


  • Sailing
  • Towing

On-Water Specialities

  • Towing
  • Radio Operator
  • Radar

Other Services

  • Vessel Maintenance
  • Day work


Biddeford, ME, United States

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