• United States Coast Guard Veteran
  • Over a sesquidecade experience as professional mariner
  • 100 ton USCG Licensed Captain (200 ton awaiting USCGapproval)
  • Experience on motor, sailing, fishing, diving, icebreakers, research, charter, and service support vessels.
  • Extensive experience offshore and in high latitudes.
  • Served in varying capacities, including as the captain, marine science technician, dive master, safety officer, scientist, dock master, educator, and even as the chef.


100 Ton USCG Master Captains License (ex 02/22)
          *200 Ton upgrade submitted, awaiting USCG approval
100 Ton USCG towing endorsement (ex 02/22)
NSBC Boating Instructor (04/2019)
US Powerboat Instructor (TBC 09/20)
Diver's Alert Network Instructor (12/2015)
STCW10 (ex 05/24)
US Sailing Safety at Sea Offshore (ex 05/24)
Marine Radio Operators Permit
GMDSS Radio Operators License (TBC 09/20)
TWIC card holder (ex 12/24)
US Customs and Boarder Patrol LBO and ROAM
Global Entry Card Holder (ex 01/23)

Education and Training

USCGC Healy, 420' Polar Ice Breaker, Monterey Peninsula College
October- December 2018
Chukchi and Beaufort Seas
STARC Tech watchstander, WHOI Science Support, MATE Internship Program

Virtual shipboard, Bremen Core Repository and MARUM (Zentrum für Marine Umweltwissenschaften)
March 2017
Bremen, Germany
Coring watchstander, ECORD Training program

RV Alpha Crusis, 210' Research Vessel, Universidade of São Paulo
November- December 2016
Baía de Todos os Santos
Mapping watchstander, hGISs Seafloor Exploration program

NOAA Okeanos Explorer, 224' Research Vessel, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
March - April 2016
Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (Kwajalein, RMI to Guam)
Mapping watchstander, Explorer-in-Training program

SSV Robert C. Seamens, 136' Tall ship, SEA Semester
September - December 2014
New Zealand
Deck and Science watchstander, Global Oceans program

MV Akademik Ioffee, 384' Research Vessel, University of Texas at Austin
December '12- January '13
Antarctica and the Scotia Arc (Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula)
[Remote] Polar Geologic Field Research Training


Sea Tow Rhode Island                                               April 2020- present
Various Fast-response towing vessels between 41' and 24'
Captain- Towing and Salvage
          Portsmouth, RI- Narragansett Bay and Block Island Sound

In-Command Seamanship Training Center
                April 2019- present
     Various power vessels ranging between 26' and 19'
          Charter Captain, Training Captain (Instructor) 
          Wickford, RI- Narragansett Bay

Marine Imaging Technologies                                     April 2019- present
     RV Dawn Treader, 31' converted lobster boat
          Marine Science Technician, Charter Captain
          Pocasset, MA- Buzzards Bay

S&S Subsea Marine Services Group, Inc.                    May 2018- present
     MV Ultimate Getaway, 105' Super Cruiser
          Relief Captain
          Fort Myers, FL- Gulf of Mexico
     MV Great Lakes Explorer, 115' Super Cruiser
          Washburn, WI- Great Lakes

South Coast Yacht Management                               November 2017- present
     Various sailing vessels, including Baltic 55, Lafitte 44, and Farr 40
          Charter and Delivery Captain, Technical Director- Corinthian Offshore Sailing Team
          Mattapoisett, MA- North Atlantic

One Ocean Expeditions                                              August - December 2019
      RCGS Resolute, 410' DNV GL ice class E4 passenger ship
          Adventure Scientist, Science Support, Zodiac Captain 
          Northwest Passage and Baffin Bay

Freedom Boat Club- Greater Boston & Cape Cod      April 2018- September 2019
     Various power vessels ranging between 24' and 20'
           Training Captain (Instructor), Charter Captain
           Quincy, MA- Cape Cod Bay

Ballard's Marina                                                        May 2010 - October 2019
     13 slip transient marina
          Dockmaster, Marina Concierge Representative
          Block Island, RI
Project Oceanology                                                   February - May 2018
     RV Envirolab III and RV Envirolab II, 65' and 52' converted lobster boats
          1st Mate, Marine Science Educator, OUPV
          Groton, CT- Connecticut River & Long Island Sound

Scuba Made Easy                                                       September 2011- December 2017
     Salty Dog, 38' Dive boat
          1st Mate, Scuba Instructor, Divemaster
          Jamestown, RI- Narragansett Bay- Block Island Sound

Poseidon Expeditions                                                 July 2016
     50 let Pobedy, 524' Nuclear Ice Breaker
          Expedition Staff Geologist, Zodiac Captain 
          Geographic North Pole, Franz Josef Land

Fathom Research LLC                                                 September 2015- March 2016 
     Various commercial fishing vessels 
          NOAA ASM Fisheries Observer, Marine Biologist, Scuba Diver
          New Bedford, MA- North Atlantic         

Fish 'n Tales                                                               June - September 2015
     Northeastern, 50' Lobster boat
          1st Mate, Marine Science Educator
          Newport, RI- Narragansett Bay

United States Coast Guard                                         September 2006 - September 2010
     USCGC Hickory, 225' Buoy Tender, various small boats
          Petty Officer 3rd Class, FS3, E-4
          Stationed: USCGC Hickory- Homer, AK-Bering Sea; TRACEN Petaluma, CA; Station Rockland, ME
          TAD: USCGC Thunder Bay- Rockland, ME; Station Burlington, VT; USCGC Eagle- New London, CT

Deliveries & Contracts

Farr 40'                                                                      August 2020
     Delivery Captain
     Booth Bay, ME to Mattapoisett, MA

Grand Banks 46'                                                         June 2020
     Charter Captain
     San Juan Islands, WA

SV Fearless, Baltic 55'                                                                    
     Delivery Captain                                                   July 2019
          Mattapoisett, MA to Marblehead, MA
          Halifax, Nova Scotia to Mattapoisett, MA
     Charter Captain                                                    August 2018
          Nantucket, MA- Nantucket Sound
     Delivery Captain                                                   August 2018
          Nantucket, MA to Mattapoisett, MA

Hydrographic Survey Vessel 45'                                 July 2018
          Nantucket Sound

Sea Ray 50'                                                                July 2017
     Fishing Guide
     Block Island, RI- North Atlantic

Beneteau 44'                                                             April 2017
     Stewart, Provisions, and Logistics
     Saint Martin/ Sint Maarten to Stewart, FL

Hatteras 75'                                                              November 2015
     1st Mate, Provisions
     Portsmouth, RI to Greenwich, CT

Yacht Racing

SV Fearless, Baltic 55'
     Newport Bermuda 2018- 3rd in class finish
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning
     Marblehead Halifax Ocean Race 2019- 5th in class finish
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning
     Mattapoisett Round the Bay- 5th place finish
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning

SV Fir Na Tine, Lafitte 44'
     Downeast Challenge- withdrew (lack of wind/ time restraints)
          Safety Officer, logistics and provisioning


eXXpedition Round the World                                    October 2019- present
     SV Travel Edge, 73' ketch steel hull sailing vessel 
          Guest Crew, Ocean Scientist, and Educator
          Plymouth, UK to San Miguel, Azores (Leg 1)
Multiyear sailing voyage and research mission collecting microplastic and ocean toxins data, contributing to cutting edge scientific research and solutions- based thinking.  www.exxpedition.com

Sedna Epic Expedition                                                 March 2018- present
     MV Ocean Endeavor, 450' 1B Ice Class Passenger Vessel
          Marine Scientist, Educator, Scuba Instructor 
Bringing the ocean to eye level via the mobile aquariums & ROV workshops, to local Inuit in the Arctic, creating a knowledge exchange while preparing for a historic snorkel relay of the Northwest Passage. www.sednaepic.com