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100 ton Master/Mate


Long Term Career Employment and Job stability



Currently on a the Spirit of Discovery a 166' small passenger vessel. Working as a Licensed Deckhand for a second year in Southeast Alaska. Responsiblities include but are not limited to standing bridge watch with either the the chief mate or the captain. Maintence and upkeep of the vessel, Bunkering fuel, water and various other duties as needed. Operating inflatable boat to carry guest either ashore or interact with various marine mammals.

Assisting Naturalist in spotting and identifying of wildlife.

Spirit of Discovery(Cruise West)

1-206-660-0370 (Captain Chris Dinottia)

03/07-Present (Captain Chris Dinottia)

03/06-11/06 (Captain Chris Dinottia)

Spent the previous last 11 years working on Charter fishing vessels in San Diego and the West Coast of Mexico.

Spirit of Adventure Charters Inc.

Mike Keating Owner/Captain 1-619-226-0832

07/2005-12/05 Deckhand

Cazadora Charters Inc.

Doug Dankanyin & Lisa Minor (Owners)

(No Phone Number)/(1-619-451-5153)

Cazadora 65' x 20' Kelly

02/03 - 01/05 Second License

Delivery of vessel with Owner/Captain Doug Dankanyin in late Febuary 2003. From Seattle, Wa to San Diego, Ca. Follow be a 4 month yard period at Knight & Carver Yacht center. Where major modification were made to the vessel including new generators, sonar, bait tanks,5 tons of fishhold. Removal/redesign of aft section of salon/galley.

Followed be 2 season of charter fishing from San Diego, Ca to Puerto Vallarta, Mx.

Reason for Leaving: Owners divorce/desire to no longer charter in San Diego.

09/97 - 02/03 Second License/Deckhand

58' x 17' Norseman Sportfisher

1997 - 2002: Areas covered San Diego to Ixtapa, Mx

Responsibilities: Maintence/upkeep of vessel while underway

and refit during shipyard periods.

Malahini Sportfishing

02/95 - 09/97 Deckhand

U.S. Navy

07/82 - 12/1991

Cryptologic Technican Operator


4 years H.S. Mead High School Spokane, Wa 1978 - 1982

1 year Spokane Falls Community College 1992 - 1993

Southern California Merchant Marine Training Services

100 Ton Masters Course June 2001

Southern California Merchant Marine Training Services

STCW May 2002

NPFVOA Medical Emergencies at Sea

Basic Safety Training April 2002


STCW 0010751

Basic Safety Training SD075/02

100 Ton Master 1172524 Issue Number 2

NPFVOA Medical Emergencies at Sea 3/14/06 - 3/14/08


Small Vessel operations. Willingness to expand and learn new jobs. Interation with Passengers/Guest in small or large groups


Unlimited Radar Course. Starting 26 Nov - 30 Nov 07.

Seasonal Employment with Cruise West ends approximately Mid November 2007.

San Diego, CA,
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