- About Hobieandy
- Vessel Make/ model
- Hobie 16
- Vessel Name
- Annapolis MD
- captain, crew
- Trees, traveling and education
- I'm a healthy guy able to help folks with their boats.
I have about 20,000 bluewater miles both sailing and steaming and would love to get down to New Zealand to see the outstanding conservation work they are achieving on some of their islands.
I'm in Cartejena at the moment after finishing a delivery as mate but expect to be in Fla soon.
The following is my sailing resume:
Jan - March '92, 3 months, 2 trips in the Berring Sea as cook, processor and deckhand, aboard 'Pacific Venture', a 150' longliner taking mainly cod out of Dutch Harbor Ak.*
June '92, 2 weeks, 1 trip to South Chicago from St. Louis and back as deckhand aboard a push boat with a tow of about 15 barges out of Alton Ill.*
Jan '98, 30 days from Hawaii to San Diego as volunteer crew to help deliver a 50 ft sailboat.
Feb '98 - July '98, 4 trips in the Berring Sea out of Dutch Harbor as processor and deckhand on the Prowler, a 115 ft longliner taking mainly cod as well as going along for the trip back to Seattle at the end of the season.**
Oct '98, 2 weeks from San Francisco to La Paz, Mexico as volunteer crew to help bring the owner's 35 ft cutter sailboat south.
Jan - March '99, from La Paz to Acapulco and back as voluntary crew on 3 different sailboats.**
March '99, 10 days from La Paz to San Diego as voluntary crew aboard the 53 motor yacht, Bruja del Mar.**
Oct '99 - May '00, 28 days, mostly individually out of Newport Beach, Ca as deckhand aboard the 65 ft private event party boat, Spirit of Newport.**
May '99, 15 days individually as deckhand out of Dana Point, Ca aboard the schooner, Curlew, mainly whale watching.
May - Dec '00, from San Diego to the Marshall's via Hawaii as mate aboard the 98' wooden freighter, Catalina on a business venture.
Dec '00, from Majuro, Marshall Islands to Chuuk as deckhand aboard the aluminum dive boat, Aggressor, for its delivery.**
Jan '01 - July '01 as mate aboard the 45 ft, power catamaran, dive boat, Scoobaroo, out of Apra Harbor, Guam.**
Aug '01 - Sept '05, as pilot boat operator using a 18 ft Whaler and a 30 ft power cat out of Apra Harbor, Guam.
Dec '17, 5 days from New York City to Oriental NC as deckhand aboard a 46 ft sailboat for its delivery.**
Jan '18, 11 days from Sarasota Fl to Tortola VI"s as deckhand aboard a 45" sailing catamaran for its delivery.**
Feb 22 - March 10, 2021, from Miami Fl to Cartejena Colombia as mate aboard the 41' sailboat, Margarita, for its delivery.