Marina Services, Yacht Delivery, Crew and Cruising Yacht Maintenance




    1963 – 1968   South Shore Sailing School, Newport Beach, CA.
              Various Technical and Competition Oriented Courses Completed.

  1968       SCUBA Certified, Newport Beach Aquatic Center, CA.

         1972 – 1975   U.S. Army, Fort Eustis, VA., Marine Maintenance Division.
  Technical Training, Assignment Commendations and Accelerated Promotion

         1976 – 1979   A.S. Degree, Marine Technology. Santa Barbara City College, CA.
Study and Practical Experience included Technical Commercial Diving, Navigation and Boat Handling, Marine Diesel Operation and Maintenance, Marine Biology, Oceanography and Meteorology.

         1981       Santa Barbara City College. Celestial Navigation

         1992       U.S. Coast Guard, 8 week California Boaters Course.

 Army Deep Sea Diver; MOS:00B30 – Salvage, Inspection, Rigging, Underwater Construction, Underwater Welding and Cutting, Underwater Demolitions, Recompression Chamber Operations, Marine Diesel Operation and Maintenance, L/P and H/P Compressors, Salvage Pumps, 30 KW Generator, Experimental Projects. Honorable Discharge.

 Deckhand; 65 foot Push-Boat, Mississippi River. – Rigging and Diesel Maintenance.

 Diver/Tender; Global Divers International, New Orleans, LA. – Diesel Maintenance and Repair, Lay Barge, Jet Barge, Survey.

 Commercial Fishing Industry; Santa Barbara Channel Islands, CA. – Boat Operator and Diver for 3 day Turn-arounds. Off shore Engine and Compressor Maintenance, Radar, Loran and GPS Systems Operation, Navigation and Helmsman. Wholesale Abalone and Urchin contracts.

 Construction/Carpentry; Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, CA. – Residential Construction under a licensed General Contractor included Foundation, Framing and Finish work. Marine Carpentry including Repairs and Upgrades, Equipment Installation and Fiberglass fabrication.

 Self Employed; Servicios Tierra Mar, S.A., Golfito, Costa Rica, Central America. – Yacht Maintenance Contracts, Marine Carpentry, Underwater Repair, Cruising Vessel Services and Yacht Delivery specializing in routes California to Florida since 1994.  Owner of ‘Land Sea Services’, a Cruiser Service Center and Dock for yachts in transit.