Certifications & Skills
Sailing Certifications: Small Boat Maneuvering, Basic Keelboat, Basic Cruising, Bare Boat Chartering, Bare Boat Preparation, Coastal Cruising
Maintenance: Diesel Engine Overhaul, 2/4 stroke Outboard Engines and Boat Systems
Meteorological: Skew T- Log P forecasts, Radar, Sonar, GOES, POES Satellite readings and Hodographs
Chicago Sailing School 2009, 2012
Sailing Instructor: Teach sail theory, application, boat nomenclature, teamwork and testing
Delivery of school boats from WI to IL, standing and running rigging on J-22 fleet for season start, grinding, sanding, faring and painting boats.
Classic Harbor Lines 2011-2012
Deck Hand: for schooner America 2.0 Key West, FL
Daily maintenance, Sail handling, serving tourists catered food, beer and wine, casting off and tying up from the docks.
F/V Brindy, Daphne
Deck Hand: Commercial fishing Cook Inlet Alaska 2011-2012
Cleaning and icing the hold, setting, hauling and fixing nets and gear, brailer bag filling, taking weigh tickets, cleaning and craning out fish, swabbing decks, topsides and cleaning wheel house, any errands or help needed on land.
Offshore Sailing School 2006-2010
Sailing Instructor: Teach sail theory, application, boat nomenclature, teamwork and testing.
Repair, up-keep, delivery, cross country trailering, racing, corporate team building, branch organization, customer service, photo shoots, boat shows and operation of women’s week courses. Worked locations from New York City down the US coast to FL Keys.
AUTEC Operations and Maintenance at Computer Sciences Corporation 2005
Deckhand/Seaman: Boat maintenance, object retrieval, watches, anchoring, 4-point moorings, laying fiber optic cable, cleaning, painting, docking and preparing dock lines, provisioning and basic maintenance knowledge of engine room.
Deliveries, Racing and Cruising
26’, 44’, 46’ 50’ Offshore Sailing School Boats 2000-2010
75’ Schooner Mary E. Greenport, NY 2007
71’ Alan Andrew Racing Sled, Oahu-Vancouver B.C. 2005
34’ Hunter, Racine, WI-Belmont Harbor Chicago, IL 2004
22’ Ranger Leukemia Regatta Lake Pleasant, AZ 2011
Offshore Sailing School Corporate Team Building Events, FL 2007-2008
SORCI Racing 41’ Tartan, Marco Island, FL 2006
West Coast 18’ Thistle Sailboat Racing Series, Lake Pleasant, AZ 2006
Trans Pac Delivery return, 71’ Alan Andrews Racing Sled, Oahu, HI-Vancouver B.C. 2005
Wrecker’s Race, “Wolf” 96’Schooner, Key West, FL 2004
Isla Mujeres Regatta, 37’ Irwin Pensacola, FL-Isla Mujeres, Mexico 2000
Owner/Master Grampian 30’ vessel- FL, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico 1999-2003
Captain 41’ Hunter Puerto Rico- Virgin Islands 2003
Owner/Master 17.5 Boston Whaler Harpoon 5.2 - Arizona/Nevada Lakes