Captain Frank.

"Boat Safe and Have Fun" is my proven formula for a great time on the water! I have the good fortune to live in a "boater's paradise" in Florida and look forward to sharing it with those who enjoy exploring, sightseeing, and cruising! MARITIME LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS 2002 – Present: U.S. Coast Guard 100 Ton Master’s License with Sailing and Instructor Endorsements 2016: Certified Instructor, National Safe Boating Council 2005: U.S. Naval Academy Cruising Skipper Qualification on Navy 44’s to provide training to Midshipmen 2004: U.S. Sailing Keelboat Instructor 2003 – 2007: U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Coxswain and Instructor Qualifications MARITIME EXPERIENCE 2013 – Present: Training Captain and On the Water Instructor for Freedom Boat Club and U.S. Power Squadron Boat Maneuvering Courses 2013 – 2015: Ship’s Captain for Private Charters on 53’ & 50’ Selene Yachts and 48, 42, & 36 Grand Banks Trawlers, Southwest Florida 2007 – 2013: Ship’s Captain - Shoreline Sightseeing, Chicago, Illinois (Captain of 89’ and 55’ Passenger Vessels on Lake and River, all twin screw vessels) 2002 – 2012: Owner and Operator of 410 Hunter Sloop & 46’ Grand Banks Heritage Europa 2002 – 2007: Savannah Sailing Center – Board Member and Sailing Instructor, Savannah, GA 2003 – 2005: Operator and Tow Captain of Sea Tow Vessels for Sea Tow Savannah, GA 2005: Officer Instructor for 3 Week Sail Training Cruise aboard Navy 44 for U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen (Offshore Sail Training Squadron, Round trip: Annapolis to Newport) 2004: Yanmar Marine Diesel Engine School, Mack Boring (Instructor: Larry Berlin). 2004: U.S. Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar, U.S. Naval Academy 1998: Charterer at Moorings, British Virgin Islands (50’ Moorings Sloop). 2010 – 2012: Full Time Cruiser and Live Aboard along S.E. Intracoastal Waterway: FL, GA, & SC (2003 46’ Grand Banks Heritage Europa). Military Service 1979 – 1995: Former U.S. Army Officer with Service during Desert Storm and at Overseas Bases. Read More

"Boat Safe and Have Fun" is my proven formula for a great time on the water! I have the good fortune to live in a "boater's paradise" in Florida and look forward to sharing it with those who enjoy exploring, sightseeing, and cruising! MARITIME LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS 2002 – Present: U.S. Coast Guard 100 Ton Master’s License with Sailing and Instructor Endorsements 2016: Certified Instructor, National Safe Boating Council 2005: U.S. Naval Academy Cruising Skipper Qualification on Navy 44’s to provide training to Midshipmen 2004: U.S. Sailing Keelboat Instructor 2003 – 2007: U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Coxswain and Instructor Qualifications MARITIME EXPERIENCE 2013 – Present: Training Captain and On the Water Instructor for Freedom Boat Club and U.S. Power Squadron Boat Maneuvering Courses 2013 – 2015: Ship’s Captain for Private Charters on 53’ & 50’ Selene Yachts and 48, 42, & 36 Grand Banks Trawlers, Southwest Florida 2007 – 2013: Ship’s Captain - Shoreline Sightseeing, Chicago, Illinois (Captain of 89’ and 55’ Passenger Vessels on Lake and River, all twin screw vessels) 2002 – 2012: Owner and Operator of 410 Hunter Sloop & 46’ Grand Banks Heritage Europa 2002 – 2007: Savannah Sailing Center – Board Member and Sailing Instructor, Savannah, GA 2003 – 2005: Operator and Tow Captain of Sea Tow Vessels for Sea Tow Savannah, GA 2005: Officer Instructor for 3 Week Sail Training Cruise aboard Navy 44 for U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen (Offshore Sail Training Squadron, Round trip: Annapolis to Newport) 2004: Yanmar Marine Diesel Engine School, Mack Boring (Instructor: Larry Berlin). 2004: U.S. Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar, U.S. Naval Academy 1998: Charterer at Moorings, British Virgin Islands (50’ Moorings Sloop). 2010 – 2012: Full Time Cruiser and Live Aboard along S.E. Intracoastal Waterway: FL, GA, & SC (2003 46’ Grand Banks Heritage Europa). Military Service 1979 – 1995: Former U.S. Army Officer with Service during Desert Storm and at Overseas Bases.

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Military Service 1979 – 1995: Former U.S. Army Officer with Service during Desert Storm and at Overseas Bases.

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