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Old 27-05-2019, 09:42   #1
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Delivery Skipper - Career Naval Officer

Former Naval Officer (20yrs) Professional Experienced & Qualified Yacht Skipper E Coast, Bahamas, Caribbean
Available by arrangement for Yacht delivery and skipper for east coast USA, the Bahamas and the Caribbean.

References available


Over thirty thousand offshore sailing delivery miles completed

Delivery completed in the last 18months

Beneteau 44' Charleston to Abacos

Catalina 34' St Pete FL to Mexico
New Lagoon 40' Annapolis to USVI
Voyage 44' St Augustine to BVI
New Beneteau 45' Charleston to Miami
PDQ Capella 36' Antigua to BVI
New Beneteau 38' Charleston to USVI
New Jeanneau 41' Charleston to BVI
PDQ Capella 36’ Bahamas to St Augustine
Hans Christian 38’ South Carolina to Massachusetts
Silverton 50’ Connecticut to Florida
Sea Ray 330 Charleston to Jacksonville FL
Island Packet 52’ – a weeks instruction in The Chesapeake
Jeanneau 44’DS Rhode Island to Bahamas
Island Packet 52’ Annapolis to St Maarten
Island Packet 52’ USVI to Annapolis
Hunter 31’ Charleston to Annapolis
Beneteau 41’ Miami to Charleston


Qualifications

RYA Yachtmaster
● STCW 95 II/1
● MSc 'Hydrographic Surveying' (deep specialization in:
GPS, navigation, oceanography)
● Royal Navy ship’s Commanding Officer
● Ships Communication Officer
● Ocean
Navigation Certificate
● ‘UEL’ - Unit Expedition Leader
● Leadership Instructor
● FireFighting at Sea
● Sea Survival Course
● Ships (armed) Protection
● Ships Damage Control

Experience

● U.K. Royal
Navy: 20yrs Surface Warfare Officer (Warship driver) Sub specialist Hydrographic Surveyor (deep specialist in the use of the Nautical Chart)
Commanding Officer/Executive Officer/Navigation Officer with decades of global seamanship and small
boat operations around the world
●RYA Yachtmaster: Experienced in planning, equipping, leading and instructing sail training expeditions in the UK,
France, Spain, Portugal, and Gibraltar.
●Instructor in: Leadership/Navigation/Meteorology/Oceanography/Sailing and
Power Boat to the Royal Navy.
●St Barts Yacht Sales, Charleston. Hired as Sailboat expert to broker new and used Beneteau's as well as all other makes of sail and power boats. Instructing new owners in sailing, navigation, maritime
regulations and sailing etiquette.
●St Barts Yacht Deliveries, Charleston: Tens of thousands of
offshore miles delivering yachts to Caribbean. Moving owners yachts up and down the east coast and Mexico.
● Delivering on east coast to Carribean for: Privately owned vessels, Moorings, Sunsail, Dream Yacht Charters, St Barts Yachts


Safety Equipment & Communications:

I carry my own
satellitecommunications, which allows:
1) Text conversation to/from land to a group of email addresses or phone numbers
2) Offshore Weather forecasts download
3) It also sends a position update at set intervals. This keeps you, your family & friends in touch with where we are, and through text conversation.


Conclusion:

Every
delivery is different, and I am always available to discuss your delivery or training needs. Some people need their boat sailed across the harbor, some require delivery over thousands of miles, some people are looking to get used to a boat they have just bought, and to get to grips with the Rule of The Road, etiquette and logistical world that boaters live in!

Owners/friends are welcome to attend as crew
Rates and terms dependent on the requirement

Drop me a line and I can send you my full resume and we can start discussing what we can do
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Old 30-05-2019, 06:34   #2
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Boat: Lagoon 420
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Re: Delivery Skipper - Career Naval Officer

Hi there,

I've got a lagoon 420 I want to sail from fort Lauderdale to Montauk ny. Might you be available leaving around June 10.

Thanks

Rob
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