Captain Claude


I currently have a USCG Master Captain's License with Auxiliary Sail Endorsement and Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement. Charter Captain and owner of a Beneteau Oceanis 50 with wife Judy as 1st mate. located in Manchester by the Sea, MA. Over 40 years as boat owner with sailing and boating experience. I have boat delivery experience of various sizes from St.Thomas up the East Coast including Maine and Nova Scotia. Taught sailing lessons for 10 years and was 1st mate aboard 63 ft Schooner "When and If", teaching vessel with learning disabled students living aboard. Wife, Judy and I are both retired school teachers

Previous Experience

Captain Claude has taught sailing lessons and been First Mate aboard the "When and If", a 63ft schooner teaching students with learning disabilities. Delivered boats from the Caribbean up the coast to Maine and Nova Scotia. Captain Claude is also a retired school teacher and coach.

Professional Background

Captain Claude has been a boat owner for over 35 years and has a Master License issued by the United States Coast Guard with Steam, Motor, Sailing and Towing Endorsements. Current TWIC card, Adult CPR, AED and Standard First Aid Certified. Additionally, Captain Claude is also the Assistant Harbormaster in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. With his wife and First Mate Judy, they own and operate Frayed Knot Sailing Charters, which offers private day sails and overnight charters.


  • Sailing
  • Towing

On-Water Specialities

  • Radio Operator
  • Radar


Beverly, MA, United States

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