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I am Captain John Springer. I have a USCG 50 ton masters license. Tow endorsement, certified PADI diver, current STCW,CPR,TWIC card and Passport. I worked as a mate on the Lady Christina a 127' dinner boat. 6 months working as a deck hand on a tug boat. 1992 to 1995 I taught Seamanship at the Charleston Marine Institute. Delivered 3 vessels to the Bahamas from Charleston SC. Raced a 50 moorings to Charleston to Bermuda and back 3rd. Sailed my 30' Morgan in CORA won 2013 boat of the year.I would like opportunity to Skipper your boat where it needs to go captainjohnspringer@gmail.com Read More

Professional Background

                                     CAPTAIN JOHN SPRINGER  Email: captainjohnspringer@gmail.com  Mobile: 843­​ 327­​ 3584  SKILL SUMMARY  ● Coast Guard, Merchant Mariner Credential, Transportation Worker Identification Credential,  Master 50 Ton Upon Inland Waters, Mate 50 Ton Near Shore credentials  ● Safe, efficient vessel operation and delivery  ● Responsible compliance with corporate and maritime policies and procedures  ● Safe crew supervision and training  ● Strong oral and written communicator  ● Through knowledge of vessel maintenance   ● Excellent customer service, builds relationships with owners, pilots and maritime agencies  ● Through knowledge of vessel handling, navigation and efficient route planning  ● Capable supervision of vessel and crew  ● Works independently   ● Adapts to irregular schedules and hours  ● Willing to live aboard and travel without restrictions      MARITIME EXPERIENCE  Captain ­ ​ S/V Direction  Charleston, SC. 2005 ­ present   Owner and Captain 30' Morgan  ● Delivered from Annapolis MD to Charleston, SC,   ● Delivered from Charleston, SC to Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas for Abacos Race Week in  2010 and in 2011   ● Charleston Ocean Racing Association ​ Boat of the Year ​  award 2013  ● 2015 First Place Summer Racing Series 1 & 2    Relief Captain​  ­ ​ M/V Enticement  Charleston, SC 2011­2013    ● Relief Captain for delivery of vessel from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC  ● Manage maintenance including blister repairs and bottom paint    Relief Captain, First Mate, Tactician ​ S/V Celadon  Charleston, SC 2006 ­ 2013  ● Relief Captain for 51’ Moorings Beneteau for 2006 Charleston to Bermuda race  ● Skippered several first place wins in the Charleston Ocean Racing Association (CORA)  ● Managed maintenance to complete fiberglass layup and diesel engine repairs    Seamanship Instructor, ​ Charleston Marine Institute  Charleston, SC 1992­1995  ● Taught safety, boat handling and seamanship skills to troubled minority youth and  participated in counseling programs for juveniles with family challenges    ● Solely responsible for managing the Institute’s vessels and developing training curriculum  for the Institute’s programs  Captain John Springer      MARITIME EXPERIENCE, CONTINUED    Deckhand, ​ T/B ​  ​ Grape Ape  Hays Tug and Launch Services  Philadelphia, PA 1987  Deckhand aboard a 299­ton pushing tug boat    First Mate, ​ M/V Lady Christina  Harbor Cruises, Ltd​ . ​ Wilmington, DE 1986  ● First Mate with wheelhouse experience aboard a 99­ton charter dinner boat   ● Charter and delivered from Delaware Bay To New York Harbor for Statue of Liberty harbor  tours  First Mate, ​ S/V Escape   Charleston, SC 2009  ● Delivered 45’ Island Packet from Charleston, SC to West Palm Beach, FL.     First Mate, ​ M/V White House   Charleston, SC 2008 / 2015  ● Delivered 36' Marine Trader from Charleston, SC to Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas 2008  ● Delivered from Marathon FL to Charleston, SC 2015    OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE  Owner, Mainsail Construction Co. Inc.  Charleston, South Carolina 1999­present  ● Prepared bids based on RFP requirements and design drawings  ● Estimated costs using historical data  ● Prepared American Institute of Architects (AIA) documents for project scope  ● Business volume of $400,000 to $750,000 annually  ● Managed employees and subcontractors    EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS  ● Coast Guard, Merchant Mariner Credential  ● Coast Guard, Transportation Worker Identification Credential  ● Coast Guard, Master 50 Ton Upon Inland Waters  ● Coast Guard, Mate 50 Ton Near Shore  ● Coast Guard, Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement  ● Red Cross, CPR Certified  ● PADI, Open Water Diver Certification  ● Pitt Community College, undergraduate studies, Architecture and Engineering  ● Brandywine High, Wilmington, DE, Diploma

Endorsements

  • Towing

On-Water Specialities

  • Sailing
  • Towing
  • Radio Operator
  • Radar

Other Services

  • Vessel Maintenance
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Location
Mount Pleasant, SC, United States

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