- About Crusty Joker
- Vessel Make/ model
- Westcoast Bayrunner 20 Fishing Skiff
- Los Angeles, CA
- Retired Marine Tech. Diesel/Electrician and etc.
- Sailing and Gardening
- Spent 20 years doing small vessel maintenance including electronics, and whole boat refurbishment. 17 years as a Food Safety Inspector, 20 years in construction and as electrician. Generators to 1500 KW, Emergency Standby. Diesel to V16 Cummins. Represented Perkins, Ford Lehman, Kohler, and negotiated dealership representation contract expansion for several companies. OEM purchasing. Broad skills in past. Dated in electronics and modern navigation. Understand marine systems. Excellent at watch and at helm in weather. Galley experience. Fish catcher. Marine biologist and ecologist. 20 plus years boating and sailing experience. Raced 2 seasons, Scripps Series Crew aboard winning vessel for Capt. Art Marion, Channel Islands YC. Other sailing experience. Rigged Vessels to small schooner. Commissioned vessels to 70 ft. Sold equipment and managed all subcontractors. Wrote and rewrote mfg specs for Taiwanese Boat Yards and managed warranty administration stateside, Southern California. Negotiated OEM purchasing for up to 200 propulsion systems per order. Repair of major yachts from Europe. (long ago)