Yacht Delivery Qualifications
USCG Licensed Captain and Certified US Sailing Instructor
Instruction in English, French, Dutch, German or Mandarin.
Delivery experience: 29 deliveries, monohulls and multihulls, cruising and racing yachts, multiple oceans.
8/2012 -- present: Sailing Instructor at University of California, Berkeley. Teaching Advanced Sailing course, racing clinics and single-handed clinics.
11/2014 -- 6/2015: Sailing Instructor at major sailing school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Teaching US Sailing Basic Keelboat, US Sailing Basic Cruising, US Sailing Bareboat Cruising and Night Sailing.
US Sailing Certified Level 1 Small Boat Sailing Instructor (California Maritime Academy 12/2012)
US Sailing Certified Basic Keelboat Instructor (OCSC 4/2013)
American Sailing Association Docking certified (ASA 118).
American Red Cross First Aid CPR AED certified.
NOLS Wilderness First Aid certified.
RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety (Survival at Sea) certified.
US Sailing Safety-at-Sea.
National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) Safe Boating certified.
US Coast Guard Captain's License: OUPV Near Coastal
US FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit
Masters in Electrical Engineering and Physics (University of Ghent, Belgium)
Reference available from UC Berkeley.
My Merchant Mariner Credentials can be verified at http://www.uscg.mil/nmc/, follow the link in the middle of the page ("National Maritime Center Credential Verification"), select "Single Mariner Search" and then enter my last name, Voortman, and my reference number, 3470503.
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