Just Some Boating Tips!
USCG Licensed Master Captain 100 ton Near Coastal. 25 years boating experience. CPR- First Aid Certification AED. Boating Instructor – Docking , Navigation , and Safety
Boating in New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Waterways for over 25 years.
My professional services include managing, transporting and chartering yachts. I serve as a private captain to yacht owners and provide training for docking, safety, and navigation techniques.
I am very passionate about boating and have a great respect for the sea.
Safety is very important to me as well as making sure you and your passengers experience was pleasurable.
When I am not busy as a professional Captain, I enjoy spending quality time on my 36’ yacht “Vida Loca” with my wife “The Admiral” and two Mermaids (1 & 5).
I also am a licensed Realtor, selling commercial and residential Real Estate.
References available upon request.
CAPTAIN LICENSE N° 1523015
Most auto accidents happen close to home .... same applies to boating. Many individuals passed away or were critically injured because they were never took a simple boating safety course. Just last year alone the waters in upstate New York and out on Long Island claimed the lives of a dozen people.
After a brutal winter full of snow, wind and even a polar vortex; Friday March 21st marks the first day of spring. With spring around the corner, warmer, more enjoyable weather will come along and boating season will get back into full swing. The weather has risen to the mid 50’s....
The boating season will soon be in full swing … Speaking of Swinging … When you anchor, you must be aware of your surroundings due to the current “swinging” your boat.
Being at anchor is a big part of boating life....
New York State has now implemented a program that will now permit you to having your NYS Boating & PWC Safety Certificate marked on your driver's license or other identification document issued by the DMV Dept of Motor Vehicles.
Anyone that has successfully completed the New York Safe Boating and Jetski Course may choose to have it indicated on their driver's license, non-driver ID, or learner's permit. A small anchor icon will be placed on your DMV document, Showing that you have earned a New York State boating safety certificate....
Recently, the number of people who have been struck by propellers has increased. As some have accidentally fell in the water, the propeller blades on the boat which is going back to pick up the individual can strike them.
In fact between 185 and 265 accidents occur each year because of propeller strikes; 28 to 47 turn out to be fatal. Just last summer a 10 year old boy was fatally injured at Atlantic Beach in Long Island was struck in the leg while he was swimming.