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Old 23-07-2016, 06:54   #1
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Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Cancun, Mexico
Boat: Former owner of a Jeanneau Sun Fizz, a 41 ft sloop and a Dufour CT12000, a 45 ft ketch motorsailor
Posts: 27
Captain Denis considerable experience available in Cancun Mexico

SERVICES ON OFFER:Caretaking, Maintenance
Supervision over major refits
Delivery (power or sails)

FORMAL EDUCATION: B.Sc. Chemistry, North Carolina State University Diploma: International Marketing, Univ. of Michigan
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: President of two national companies in Canada, Gelman Sciences Inc. and Easter Scientific Laboratories (Eslab) Inc.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, and French
NAUTICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Ex U.S. Coast Guards licensed captain (6-pk) for vessels of up to 100 GRT, power or sails.
FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit Holder.
Member of the French Sailing Federation. Category C Permit
Two transatlantic crossings:
1st - Casablanca, Morocco to Pointe-ŕ-Pître, Guadeloupe as owner/captain of La Vita Bruta, (a brand new 41 ft. sloop (Jeanneau Sun Fizz) participated in the La Transat des Alizés, a purist race (no engine propulsion). Placed fourth out of 21 participants in the same class.
2nd - Juan-les-Pins, France to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands as owner/captain of the Aventura, a 45 ft. ketch (Dufour 12000CT motor sailor).
Sailing in different parts of the world: Greece, Turkey, Corsica, Northern Mediterranean, Balearic Islands, North Atlantic, Morocco, Canary Islands, Bermuda, California, Florida, Lake Champlain, Canada, Australia, Venezuela, Cuba and ALL Caribbean islands including the Virgin Islands and the ABC islands.
Involvement in the international nautical community sports fishing, racing, caretaking, refitting, and delivering ocean going vessels both sail and power.
More than 30 years of blue water off-shore cruising.

Some specific examples of nautical experiences:
Power boats:
Samuel de Champlain
52 ft., 52 tons steel trawler: Caretaking Duties
Delivery, Havana to Fort Lauderdale via Key West
Macondo III
40 ft. Luhr, sports fisherman: Advising buyer on purchase selection
Delivery, Miami to Havana via Varadero
Fishing captain

Hot Tamale II
38 ft. Grand Banks trawler: Caretaking
Fishing captain
Delivery, Panama City to Key West via San Andres Island

26 ft. Shamrock, Express: Caretaking
Fishing captain
Several round trips, Havana to Key West

Sail boats
La Vita Bruta
41 ft. Jeanneau Sun Fizz sloop Transatlantic race as owner/captain
Cruising (2 years) & refit
Delivered boat once sold from Fort Lauderdale to Bermuda

45 ft. Dufour 12000CT ketch Transatlantic crossing as owner/captain and motorsailor Cruising (17 years)
Performed major refits (1 ˝ years of work)
Delivered boat once sold, Havana to Puerto Plata, D.R.

La Pointe Gaspésienne
39 ft. Beneteau sloop Delivery from Belize to Rio Dulce

38 ft Catalina sloop Captain in Marina Del Rey, CA

50 ft Cheoy Lee ketch Delivery, Havana to Puerto Plata, D.R.

Southern Passage
40 ft. Hunter sloop Delivery, Isla Mujeres, Mexico to Havana, Cuba

52 ft. Hamel, ketch motor sailor Delivery, Bastia, Corsica to Porquerolles Islands, France Super Maramu Captain in La Rochelle and Ré Island, Northern France

26 ft. Hunter sloop Lake Champlain, New York
Maintenance & caretaking
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