- About Bruce Johnson
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Sailing instructor and delivery crew
- Ham Radio, Backpacking, Volunteer trail construction/maintenance, ballroom dancing
- Retired Firefighter/paramedic and Public Safety Diver
Caucasian Male, 61, 200#, Excellent Health
Hold a General Class Amateur radio license, current cpr and TWIC cards.
Have done a lot of pleasure cruising in the Caribbean. ASA Instructor at Lake Lanier, Atlanta.
To date I have sailed approximately 12,000 blue water miles on deliveries, standing watches generally 3 hours on , 6 hours off. I can cook while underway, and make general repairs to most systems. Proficient in most instrumentation and systems found on modern sailing vessels. (Includes radar, sonar, chart plotter, auto pilot, AIS, and all radio systems.)
I've served as crew on the following deliveries:
43 Cheoy Lee Schooner, IZURDE, Crew/Helm, from Deal, Chesapeake to Westport, Mass via the CD canal (motored the canal at night).
43 Cheoy Lee Ketch, MARISOL, Crew/Helm
Solomon, Chesapeake to Abacos, (Fall 2007) (On this delivery, while underway, I disassembled, repaired, and reassembled the marine head. It wasnt pretty!)
Abacos to Solomon, (Spring 2008)
Solomon to Charleston, (Fall of 2008)
Charleston to Solomon vicinity. (Spring 2009)
52 Beneteau Sloop, JALAUR, Crew/Helm, with stops at Bermuda:
Mystic to St. Thomas (Fall of 2007)
St. Thomas to Mystic (Spring of 2008)
Mystic to St. Thomas (Fall of 2008)
52 Cutter, DREAMWEAVER, Crew/Helm
Bermuda to St. Martin , November 2007
(on this delivery, we lost the engine in a storm, sailed in the 50 knot winds, lost and replaced the jib the next day after sending a man aloft to retrieve the halyard, and anchored under sail at night in St. Martin 6 days after the storm.)
40 Swan sloop, ESTRELLA DEL SUR, First Mate (and Shellback!!)
Lima, Peru to Key West, via the Panama Canal
April 29-June 1, 2009
42 Cheoy Lee Schooner, LYDIA GREEN, First mate
Marathon Fla, to Dry Tortugas, on to Corpus Christi.
April 13-30, 2010