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Do part-time or relieving work on large yachts, small passenger/cruise vessels or science-survey ships in exotic places including Arctic/Antarctic.


38 years as Deck Officer/Commanding Officer with the Canadian Coast Guard, including Buoy-tending, Icebreaking, Search And Rescue, and Artic science survey missions. Served as ice pilot on the USCGC heavy icebreaker "Healy" during its maiden voyage through the Northwest Passage in 2000. Commanded the large sailship "Sedna IV" on its Antarctic voyage of science and discovery this past winter.


Graduated from the Canadian Coast Guard College in 1970 with a diploma in Nautical Science.


Canadian Coast Guard Command Certificate,

Cnadian Master Mariner CErtificate c/w STCW endorsements and Continued Proficiency Endorsement,

General Radio Operator's Certificate with GMDSS endorsement.


Sailing, Shiphandling, Voyage Planning, Bridge Team Organization,


Fluent in French and English and some working knowledge of Spanish.

Summerstown, Ontario,
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