Graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point NY. USCG licensed Master of Unlimited Tonnage Upon Oceans. USCG licensed Master of High Speed Craft Spearhead Class in Open Waters. Professional mariner with deep sea experience in the US Navy and Merchant Marine sailing as a deck officer aboard LNG & Oil Tankers, Naval Supply Vessels, Container Ships, and Break Bulk Cargo Ships. PADI certified Advanced Open Water & NITROX Diver. US Sailing certified instructor. Accomplished sailor, offshore and competitive dinghy racing. Knowledgeable fisherman with time crewing aboard a sport fishing boat and inshore expertise. Surf, sail, paddle, fish, cruise. You name it.