- About jmschmidt
- Resume of Sail and Power Boat Experience.
USCG License No. 265915, Power and Sail, 50 GRT, Near Coastal, STCW 1995, Towing.
Operated Chris Craft 21’ to 50’ LOA, on the Columbia River and Puget Sound from age of 14.
Crewed and/or skippered in long-distance and club events in Hawaii and Southern California. Kaneohe YC (member since 1972).
Owned and/or operated and maintained: Hobie Cats, Morgan 30 and 42, San Juan 39, Cal 40, Ranger 33, Columbia 57, Ericson 39, Beneteau 40, Robertson & Caine 47' Cat (owned) and Newport 41 (owned since 1978).
Cruised and delivered catamarans (40' to 70') in the Whitsunday Islands, French Polynesia, British Virgin Islands, Grand Cayman, Belize, the Gulf of Mexico and offshore of the Cuban coast.
Delivered 70' SunReef catamaran from Key West to Grand Cayman.
Retired airline captain. Qualifications on Doppler, Loran, INS, GPS and radio navigation systems. Familiar with Garmin, Raymarine, Furuno and OpenCPN navigation/chart-plotter systems.
Current: TWIC, STCW 1995, CPR, First Aid, AED, US Passport.