Experience

Nov 2015 - May 2016:  Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, captain of Farley Mowat a 110' Coast Guard cutter with 15 crew through delivery and Milagro Campaign in Sea of Cortez.

Jan 1999 - Present:  Adventure Voyaging,  running fun flotilla charters all over the world.   Join Us!

Dec 1996 - present: Deliveries, all planning and captain of:   110' Coast Guard cutter for Sea Shepherd; Florida to CA via Canal / 76' Ron Holland sloop; south CA to top of Vancouver Island and back / 75' dutch Trawleryacht; CA through Mex Riviera and back / 68' Formosa; San Juan to Galveston / 63' Hylas; FL to RI / 47' new Leopard catamaran; through Canal up to Mexico / 48' Tayana - ABCs up Rio Dulce then Guatemala to N. Mex / 48' Hylas; FL through Bahamas for photo shoots / 41' Morgan; Hawaii to Guam / 43' Beneteau; Panama, Mex, Florida / 41' Gulfstar; Belize, Cuba, Key West / 42' Catana Catamaran; Southern France to the Virgin Islands  /40' Leopard cat; through the canal and up to WA / 38' Fountaine cat; winter Canada to San Diego / various raceboats and many others.  

Jan 1999 - July 2012: Latitudes & Attitudes Magazine writing Captain Woody's World and feature stories, running the Share-the-Sail Charter program. I also looked after s/v Lost Soul, and started Seafaring Charts & Books.

Mar 2007 - Sep 2007: Opened Coast Guard licensing schools and taught for MarinersSchool.com in CA

May 2003 - May 2005:  33' sloop - Low Key;  Circumnavigated.

Jun 2002 - Dec 2002:  Captain 76' Ron Holland Sloop - Lady A, private yacht.  Helped to find their cruising sloop and skippered a summer cruise of Canada.

May 1998 - Jan 1999:  Captain 75’ Trawleryacht - Forger, private yacht.  Partial refit and a season in western Mexico.

Feb 1996 - Nov 1996:  68’ Swan Sloop - Jugra for Malaysian royalty. Served as OOW and crew from St. Thomas to Thailand.

Oct 1994 - Nov 1995:  56’ Formosa stays’l ketch - Lost Soul. Served as deck hand from CA through the Mediterranean via Panama.

Certifications

International Yachtmaster 200 ton.  USCG Master 100 ton with sail and towing. Scuba / Ham / CPR - First Aid - STCW / ASA certified sailing instructor / Licensed Yacht Sales / Ordained minister ;). 

Relevant Information

I have done, and continue to do, boat deliveries, sail and power, throughout the world. I have also enjoyed racing sailboats. I speak delivery Spanish. I have sailed in all of the worlds oceans and on many of their cruising routes and have accrued over 100 thousand ocean miles as captain. It is for the love of the ocean and the vessels that ply her that I will forever be linked to the sea.

References upon request.