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Objective


Dedicated, dependable, non-smoker, non-tatooted, and resourceful Boat Captain looking for a position aboard a yacht. I have 34 years experience working with boats and love being on the water. My hobbies include kite-boarding and I am a member of the Fort Lauderdale Outrigger Canoe Club. I have extensive experience as a boat captain as well as working on the systems of a yacht. I am willing to go for drug testing and am currently enrolled in the random drug testing program. I am a US citizen with a valid passport.


Experience


Professional Experience



Water Taxi - Fort Lauderdale, FL

2008



Tour Boat Captain



Narrate and conduct tours of the waterways of Fort Lauderdale

Maintain records and logs on arrival and departure times, fuel and oil purchases, inspections, maintenance, radio and passengers served.

Explain and provide information on surroundings to include the local flora and fauna.

Collect ticket/receipt from passengers and provide information to passengers.

Confer with maritime officials through radio or direct telephone contact.

Maintain current charts, certificates, and licenses.



M/Y Voyager - 70' - Captain

2002-2005



Set up charter operation

Supervised and worked with crew in refit and repair of defective vessel gear and equipment

Supervised crew in cleaning and maintaining decks, superstructure, and bridge.

Captained yacht around Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Bahamas and Caribbean.



M/Y Alyeska - 47' - Captain

1999-2002



Supervised and worked with crew in refit and repair of defective vessel gear and equipment

Captained yacht around New England, piloted yacht from New England to Fort Lauderdale via Intracoastal Waterway

Captained yacht around Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Bahamas

Supervised crew in cleaning and maintaining decks, superstructure, and bridge.

Inspected equipment, such as lifesaving equipment and visual-signaling equipment for defects.



Quinta - 34' Sailboat - Captain

1981-1996



Total refit

Captained vessel around New England



Wanderer - 60' MotorSailor - Captain

1989-1990



Captained Yacht delivery from Antigua to Bermuda



Adventure - 125' - Windjammer Schooner - Mate

1988-1989



Week long cruises Maine Coast

Observed water from masthead and advised navigational direction.

Steered vessel utilizing navigational devices such as compass and radar, and navigational aids such as lighthouses and buoys.

Stood watch on vessel during specified periods while vessel was underway.

Observed loading and unloading of cargo and equipment to ensure that handling and storage were according to specifications.

Assumed command of vessel when boat captain slept.


Education


I have a BS degree in Physics from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.


Certification


Education and Professional Training



Valid U.S.C.G. Master 100 Ton License

F.C.C. Commercial Radio Operator's License

TWIC Card

Brown Belt in Karate

CPR & First Aid Certification

Florida Driver License

Towing Endorsement

Scuba Certification

Sailing Endorsement


Skils


Exceptional ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

Thorough knowledge of state and US Coast Guard (USCG) regulations

Great ability to detect improper functioning of mechanical systems on the vessel

Extensive knowledge of each system on a vessel

Captained boats from canoes to 125'

Uncommon ability to react promptly and appropriately in emergency situations


 


I am available ASAP and am willing to travel and cruise for extended time periods.

Sunrise, FL,
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