Sep 2021 Update - Currently in Palma de Mallorca:
Canadian passport with B1/B2 and Schengen visas. Healthy, fit, skilled and hard-working. Never married, no children, no land-anchors. Simply put - retired from business career, now living my passion.
Possess superior sailing skills in all weather conditions. Especially enjoy long blue water passages. Excellent navigator and weather router. Very good at handling large sail and motor yachts (commercially endorsed for both), take great pride in executing tight docking maneuvers in difficult wind and current conditions.
Skilled engineer/mechanic. Can easily follow routine maintenance program (or create a program if one not already established). Preventative maintenance is best, but when problems occur underway, can quickly troubleshoot source and efficiently resolve most issues with ease. Have depth of experience with engines, hydraulics, electrical, navigation and communication systems.
Enthusiastic leader, responsible, fun and easy to be around, a team player, non-smoker, light social drinker and no drugs, tattoos or piercings.
Have logged some 30,000 miles over last 15 years, approximately 70% sail, 30% power on variety of yachts up to 28 meters. Completed several ocean crossings (Atlantic & Pacific) and have experience in following regions:
- SE USA
- Caribbean Islands
- Central America
- Mexico west coast
- NW USA & Canada to Alaska
- Panama crossing, Galapagos and on to French Polynesia
Hold following CoC's:
- Yachtmaster 200gt Offshore (commercially endorsed for Sail & Power)
- Shore-based Yachtmaster Ocean
- GMDSS (GOC)
- HELM (O)
- Medical First Aid
- STCW BST (09-2025)
- Professional Practices & Social Responsibilities
- Proficiency in Security Awareness
- ENG1 (09-2022)
- PADI Rescue Diver
Available for personal interview via telephone, Skype, WhatsApp or email. CV and references available upon request.