Dave has made deliveries of more than 2000 miles, from Waukegan, IL to Plymouth, MA and from Chicago to Florida. He has also piloted vessels on the Trent-Severn Canal, Illinois River, Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico, Hudson River, Long Island Sound, Eastern Seaboard and the Caribbean. He has made over 100 Lake Michigan crossings. He has Piloted vessels over two hundred feet and has mastered yacht handling of vessels in all conditions. Dave was a mate & first mate on a Tug operating on the Illinois River. Dave is comfortable operating power boats or sail boats, mono hull or catamarans. He has also towed numerous vessels in need.
Captain Dave has conducted extensive deliveries on The Great Lakes, Western Rivers, Canal Systems and Gulf of Mexico as well as the East Coast. Daily, weekly or monthly private yacht charters are avliable as well.
United Stated Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Master 100 Ton Near Coastal Waters Commercial Assistance Towing
Active Captain and America's Great Loop Cruising Association member