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Capt. James Mescall, MMC Description: Capt. Jim Mescall Certifications and Interests: USCG 100 GT Masters Inland License, MMC Transportation Workers Identification Card (T.W.I.C.) USCG Current Medical Certificate First Aid/ CPR/AED FCC MROP USCG Auxiliary Marine Safety Course Certificate Member Chicago Yacht Club Member Navy League Member International Ship Masters - Lodge 3 Marine Experience: Summary: Over 38 years’ experience; on a wide variety of Power Vessels; on Several of the Great Lakes, the East Coast of Florida, the West Coast of Florida, the Florida Keys, the British Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, and the major US river waterways. I have experience several years of varied experience on both private yachts and commercial vessels. I have a perfect marine operating record: NO accidents, injuries, insurance claims, marine violations or citations during all those 38 years. I also have a perfect automobile driving record NO tickets, accidents, injuries since I was driving at age 16 y/o. - I have captained and operated vessels on the West Coast of Florida, the East Coast of Florida, the Florida Keys , Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake St Claire, Detroit River, Chicago River, the Mississippi River, the Straights of Mackinaw, Miami and Ft Lauderdale FL, Bahamas and BVI's British Virgin Islands, Vancouver Island, Canada and the Pacific Northwest of USA. - During these years, I owned and maintained my own boats: 26' Sea Ray In Bradenton/ Sarasota Florida in 1985, 25' Sea Bird Florida Keys (middle keys)in 2001, 20' Formula Thunderbird, on Lake Michigan - 1980's, 26' Wellcraft Nova II on Lake Michigan - 1990's, 37' Sea Ray Express Cruiser - 2008 - to date. - I operated and captained for their private owners: Pershing 56' Yacht 2008 - 2014 ( estimated vale $2.8 million , 3000hp), Magnum Sports Cruiser 55' 2000-2012, ( estimated value $1.6 million, 2,700 hp), Huckins 70' 1971 ( estimated restored value $5 million), 90’ Burger Motor Yacht 1986 ( replacement value $13.2 million) - I have captained a wide variety of smaller vessels ( 40’ Sea Ray express cruiser 1995, 40’ Sea Ray express cruiser 1985, 37' Four Winns, 21’ Duffy electric boats and 21’ Pontoon Boats), which carry up to 10 passengers per trip for V Y C , Vantage Yacht Club 2013 -2015. These trips were on Lake Michigan and the Chicago river system with very congested commercial traffic. I have carried approximately over 610 passengers in the last 3 years 2013 -2015 without any incidents. I have captained over 68 charters on the two 40’ Sea Ray express cruisers owned by Chicago Sailboat Charters with a passenger load over 625 passengers in 2015. 2015 40’ Sea Ray express cruiser as captain, two different vessels ( 1995 and 1985) owned by Chicago Sailboat Charters 2014 – 2015 1986, 90’ Burger Motor Yacht, replacement value $13.2 million, I was captain while it was in British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Sidney, Canada. 2013 - 2014 70' Huckins ( Hull number 402 ) , restored value $5 million, all last year and all over Lake Michigan ( Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan waters) and Mackinaw Island. 2008 - 2013 Pershing Sports Cruiser 60' ( Czarina ) power yacht 3,000 hp, estimated value $2.8 million 1999- 2011 Magnum Sports Cruiser 55' ( Jade ) power yacht 2,700hp, estimated value $1.6 million 2005- 2012 Azimut 50' ( Quay ) power yacht delivered from Detroit to Chicago. estimated value $750,000 2008 to Date - Sea Ray 35', ( Comeback Queen ) my boat with a partner. 2013 - 2015 37’ Four Winns, Duffy Electric Boats, Pontoon Boats,- Commercial captain for hire VYC Vantage Yacht Club Business Experience: -Business Owner and Information Technology Systems Consultant, 20 years -Licensed Life, Health and Annuity Independent Agent, 14 years -University Lecturer and Faculty Member University of Wisconsin - Whitewater -Computer Science and Information Systems, 3 years Education: - B S Marketing , St. Joseph's College- Calumet Campus - MBA DePaul University, Computer Science and Information Systems - Faculty Member University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Instructor• Management Information Systems Cell: 312-593-5655 Email: » References: Dr. Wayne Paprosky, Physician and Surgeon -Midwest Orthopedics Rush Hospital and Central DuPage Hospital (Note: I have boated with and captained for Dr. Paprosky since 1985. Boats I have operated with him over 32 years are: Formula 40', Fountain 47', Magnum Sports Cruiser 50' 2,700 hp, Pershing 56' 3,000 hp)


Arlington Heights, IL, United States

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