Steve began boating and sailing while still in college (at the Univ. of NH) sailing on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH, later obtaining his sailing credentials (equivalent to ASA 101 thru 104) at the Boston Harbour Sailing Club in 1978. Since 1978, Steve has owned and operated several vessels, both sail & power.
After retiring from a successful executive career in Telecommunications, Steve began his second career as a Delivery Captain (with over 10,000 “blue water” miles) delivering both power and sailing vessels to and from the Caribbean and the US East Coast. Between deliveries, Steve is a charter captain for the WindWard Sailing School at Amelia Island, FL. and as training captain for Care Free Boating of Jacksonville, FL. In addition, Steve was Captain on SV Laurene, a Bruce Roberts 65 ft. Ketch, for which he implemented a significant refit in 2016. In his spare time, Steve, builds custom fishing rods, builds model wooden ships, and he and his wife escape to fly fish for the ever elusive brown trout.
Steve holds undergraduate degrees in Business Management, and Electrical Engineering, and also holds an MBA. Steve, also holds a USCG Master 100 Ton license with sailing and towing endorsements, and is a member of CAPCA and IYBA. He lives with his wife and two Cavalier Spaniels in the Amelia Island, FL area. With his over 40 year long boating experience and knowledge, Capt. Steve is very eager and able to assist you in finding the vessel that suits your needs best.