I currently work as a freelance Captain for several Yacht Charter companies in Miami. I have more than seven years of professional experience in the yachting industry. I have navigated around Miami, the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Northeastern U.S. and the Gulf of Mexico. I have an extensive mechanical background. I work well in a team setting. Iâ€™m well spoken in English and Spanish. My goal is to continue my career where hard work and dedication will lead to advancement. I absolutely love showing off some beautiful and exclusive water treasures that exist around Miami!
MARITIME EXPERIENCE: Captain | Engineer | Boat Manager â€“ Yachts from 40â€™ â€“ 120â€™ (Jan 2014 - Present) â€¢ As a licensed Captain based in Miami, I have extensive knowledge of the water in and around Biscayne Bay including exclusive locations for Dining, Swimming, Snorkeling, Fishing, Kite Boarding, Wakeboarding, Beach Picnics & Scuba Diving. â€¢ As a certified Engineer, you can be confident in knowing that youâ€™re in good hands in the event of a breakdown during your charter. â€¢ As a former TV News Reporter, I am very personable with all of my guests. Seakers â€“ 40â€™ Intrepid M|V: Captain|Engineer (Oct 2013 - Dec 2013) â€¢ Operated the boat, including preâ€“trip planning and navigation around Miami, the Florida Keys and the Bahamas while accommodating for the needs of a private owner and his family. â€¢ Created & Operated an efficient Cleaning, Maintenance & Repair Program â€¢ Supplied, Organized and provided inventory of the boatâ€™s Food, Drinks, Cleaning Supplies, Emergency Tools|Parts, Legal Documentation and Emergency Supplies Moon Goddess - 114â€™ Danish Yachts M|Y: Captain|Engineer (July 2011 - Aug 2012) â€¢ Operate the yacht with a crew of four, including trip planning|navigation around Miami, the Keys and the Bahamas while accommodating for the needs of 5-8 guests â€¢ Maintain and repair the vesselâ€™s electrical|mechanical components including Hamilton Jets, 2 x 3,650HP MTU 4000 Main Engines and 2 x 47kW Kohler Gens Latitude - 170â€™ Hitzler Schiffswerft E|Y: 3rd Engineer (Aug 2010 - June 2011) â€¢ Maintain and repair the vesselâ€™s electrical|mechanical components including 2 x 1,900 HP MWM|Deutz Main Engines and 2 x 210kW CAT + 40kW CAT Gens Horizon - 130â€™ Westport M|Y: Deckhand|Engineer (Feb 2008 - May 2009) FREELANCE MARITIME EXPERIENCE Princess Sarah â€“ 142â€™ Richmond Yachts M|Y: Chief Engineer (June 2013 - Sept 2013) â€¢ Maintain and repair electrical|mechanical components including 2 x 1,800 HP CAT C32 Main Engines and 2 x 98 kW Kohler Gens Li-Lien - 120â€™ Heesen M|Y: Chief Engineer (Apr 2013 - May 2013) â€¢ Maintain and repair electrical|mechanical components including 2 x 3,650 HP MTU 4000 M90 Main Engines and 2 x 59 kW MagnaPlus Gens Winning Drive -130â€™ Westport M|Y: Chief Engineer (Jan 2013 - Mar 2013) â€¢ Maintain and repair electrical|mechanical components including 2 x 2,735 HP MTU 4000 M75 Main Engines and 2 x 65 kW Northern Lights Generators Sea Shell II - 108â€™ C.B.I. Navi M|Y: Captain/Engineer (Nov 2012 - Jan 2013) â€¢ Operate the vessel with a crew of five including trip planning|navigation along the coast of Western Mexico. â€¢ Maintain and repair the vesselâ€™s electrical|mechanical components including 2 x 1,000 HP CAT 3412 Main Engines and 2 x 55 kW Northern Lights Gens Betty - 125â€™ Royal Denship M|Y: Chief Engineer (Aug 2012 - Oct 2012) Sea Owl Â¬- 124â€™ Delta M|Y: Chief Engineer (Jan 2010 - June 2010) Just Jâ€™s - 121â€™ Sunseeker M|Y: Chief Engineer (Oct 2009 - Dec 2009) Paramour - 141â€™ CMN M|Y: 2nd Engineer (July 2009 - Sept 2009) MARITIME LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS -USCG 200GT | 500ITC Master License -MCA Approved Engine Course -MCA Powerboat Level II | RIB Master -MCA VHF Radio Operator -USCG Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement -STCW â€™95 | Basic Safety Training ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE: -IT Specialist: Creator of MiamiBoatExperts.com, FreelanceYachting.com and LuxuryFoodsInc.com, which illustrate my skills as an information technology epert. -TV Producer|Reporter|Writer|Videographer|Editor: NBC|CBS|FOX (1995 - 2008) -Auto Mechanic: Remove, repair and install engines and transmissions. (1988 - 1990) ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION | SPECIAL SKILLS): -Software | Digital Equipment (Mac & PC Proficient): AppleTV, Crestron, Kaleidescape, Website Builder, WordPress, MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, Adobe PhotoShop, Sony XD Cam and JVC HD video cameras -University of Illinois Graduate: Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Broadcast Journalism
Hi! I'm Captain Jesse.