Alan Smith

Josh Metcalf

Yacht Delivery Captain
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Qualifications

  • US Coast Guard Master 200 Ton with Auxiliary Sail and Commercial Towing Assistance
  • PADI Diver with First Aid Merit I
  • Specializing in overhauling engine rooms and detailing of main engines and generators
  • Specializing in Intra-coastal Waterway Transportation 24 hours non-stop
  • Haul Out and Logistics Specialist
  • Captain and Crew Services
  • New Owner Training
  • Private Charter

Professional Marine Experience

Oct 2016

Rode out Hurricane Matthew at Fish Island Marina, St. Augustine on S/Y- "Celena"

Helped with getting all boats tied down and secured. Storm anchors

Sept 2016

S/Y- "Amari"- Hylas 46'

Captain/ Delivery with owners for new boat owner instruction from Dinner Key Marina, Miami , Florida to New Bern, N.Carolina

Sept 2016

S/Y- "Celena" - Heritage West Indies 46'

Captain/ Owner - moved from storage yard to work yard, bottom painted and then put in water and delivered from Green Cove Springs to St. Augustine, Florida

Aug 2016

S/V- "Orion"- Hylas 35'

Captain- Delivery with new owner for instruction from Fernandina, Florida to East Hampton, Long Island, New York with stop in Charleston to tie down to let hurricane Hermine pass over.

Aug 2016

S/Y- "NANAN"- SUNREEF 62 sailing catamaran

Captain- Delivery from Curacao off the coast of Venezuela to Lauderdale Marine Center in Ft. Lauderdale. Quick stop in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

July 2016

S/Y- "STAR GAZER"- 40 foot Friendship sloop New Zealand built 2009

Captain - Delivery from Chatham Bars Inn Resort, Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Inn at Perry Cabins Resort on St. Michaels Island, Maryland. Entered at Cape May into Delaware Bay and crossed over on Chesapeake / Delaware Canal to Chesapeake.

June 2016

S/Y- "KROW"- 50 ft 2007 Valiant

Captain- Delivery with new owners for instruction sail and offshore delivery and explanation of systems and equipment and deck gear and further learning of all boat handling and ocean crossings. Ft. Lauderdale to Herrington Harbor Marina, Deale, Solomon Island, Maryland.

May 2016

S/Y- "Blue Tonic" 31 ft - 2016 Hallberg-Rassy 310

Captain- Delivery with owner from St. Johns river, Jacksonville, Florida to Southport, N. Carolina.

May 2016

S/Y- "Blue Tonic" 31ft- 2016 Hallberg

Rassy 310 shipped by Seven Seas shipping on transatlantic freighter from Sweden to Jacksonville, Florida where I examined yacht and then supervised unloading yacht from ships deck and into water and proceeded to secure marina 25 miles up the St. Johns River.

May 2016

S/V- "Dulce Vida"- 1977 30ft C&C

Captain- Delivery from West Palm Beach, Florida to Mobile Alabama. From Lantana up Intra Coastal Waterway to canal and lock system to cross through Lake Okeechobee and across the Gulf of Mexico.

March. 2016

M/V- "Stettler"

40ft Defever Captain- Delivery from West Coast of Florida to East coast. Navigated through Lake Okeechobee and 3 lock systems to east coast and down I.C.W to Lighthouse Point.

Jan. 2016

S/V- "Spirit of the Islands"

Gold Coast 65'- Sailing Catamaran. Captain- Delivery of new vessel from Gold Coast catamaran factory
in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands to purchasing company- Red Sail Sports in Grand Cayman, British West Indies.

Dec. 2015

S/Y "Glass Slipper"- 53ft Oyster

Captain - Delivery from Fernandina to Ft. Lauderdale.

Nov. 2015

S/V "Kooky Dance"- 40 ft Caliber LRC

Captain- Delivery from Green Cove Springs, St. Johns River,
25 miles S.W. of Jacksonville, Florida down East coast to Marathon
Key and cut through Florida Bay and across the Gulf of Mexico to
Galveston, Texas to Kemah Marina.

Nov. 2015

S/Y- "Jambo Jambo " - 52 ft Shannon, 2010 pilot house twin screw

Captain - Delivery from Brunswick, Georgia to Ft. Lauderdale

Oct. 2015

S/Y - "Thalia"- Jeanneau 51' Sun Odysey 2013 model

Captain, Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Nassau,Bahamas

Sept-Oct

M/Y- "Vivere"-116ft Azimut- Relief Captain and crew. Philadelphia

Sep. 2015

Attended Maritime Professional Training and Marine

Technical Institute- Ft. Lauderdale to upgrade to Master 200 Ton License

Aug. 2015

M/V "Drifter"- 70' Hatteras

Captain delivery from Sandy Hook, New Jersey to Ft. Lauderdale

June 20, 2015

S/V "Volterra" 80 ft Palmer Johnson- Aluminum hull

115ft carbon fiber mast, in boom furling, Captain- Delivery from St. Augustine , Florida to Connecticutt intered through N.Y. harbor

May 2015

S/V "Marinette"- Island Packet 29

Captain- Delivery from Man-A-War Cay, Abacos, Bahamas to Ft. Lauderdale

Feb 2015 - Present

S/V "Volterra" - 80' Palmer Johnson

Dockside project including yacht maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to mechanical systems, electrical, plumbing, electronics, and surface detailing to maintain superior yacht condition

Jan 2015

S/V "Volterra "- 80' Palmer Johnson

Captain- Delivery from Port Lacaya, Grand Bahama Island to St. Augustine, FL

Dec 2014

S/V "NANAN"- Sunreef 62' sailing catamaran

Captain - Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Los Roques, Venezuela

Nov 2014

S/V "NANAN" - Sunreef 62' catamaran

Captain - Delivery from Albany marina, Nassau to Ft. Lauderdale. Haul out of catamaran at Lauderdale Marine Center.

Nov 2014

S/V "Volterra" - 80' Palmer Johnson

Captain - Delivery from Clinton, Connecticutt to Freeport, Bahamas. Haul out of vessel at Bradford Marine.

Aug-Sept 2014

S/V "Volterra" - 80' Palmer Johnson

Captain - Quick haul out and bottom job in Connecticutt, then 6 week cruise with owners, Marthas Vineyard, Nantucket, Elizabeth Islands, and up through Maine up to 40 miles south of the Canadian border and back.

June 2014

M/V "Drifter"- 70' Hatteras

Captain- Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Marthas Vineyard

June 2014

S/V "Volterra" - 80' Palmer Johnson

Captain - Delivery from Martinique to Connecticut

April-May 2014

S/V- "NANAN" - Sunreef 62' sailing Catamaran

Delivery from Los Roques, Venezuela to Ft. Lauderdale stopping in Ponce, Puerto Rico for U.S. clearance and provisioning.

April 2014

S/V- "Albertina" - 2012 Hylas 49'

Captain Delivery from St. Thomas to Ft. Lauderdale

March-April 2014

S/V "Nepenthe" 1965 Gulf 32

6 week haul out and paint job and rudder and propeller and steering overhaul of my personal sailboat that I have owned since I was 19 years old.

Feb. 2014

S/V -"Marinette" Island Packet 29'

Captain - Delivery from Provo, Turks and Caicos to Ft. Lauderdale

Feb. 2014

M/Y -"Vivere" - 116 ft Azimut - Charter

Charter Bahamas- West Palm-Port Lacaya, Berry Islands, Atlantis-Paradise Island, Nassau-Miami, Ft. Lauderdale

Jan. 2014

M/Y -"Vivere" - 116 ft Azimut - Charter

2 week Charter from Ft. Lauderdale to Miami to Bahamas - Exuma Cays - and back to West Palm Beach.

Dec. 2013

S/V -"Aldora" - Outremer 45' sailing catamaran

Delivery with owner from Ft. Lauderdale to Nassau, Bahamas- Albany Marina south side, New owner sailing and systems instruction.

Nov. 2013

S/V "Volunteer" Cambria 44'

Captain, Delivery from Newport, Rhode Island to St. Augustine, Florida

Oct. 2013

S/V "SunDown" Taswell 56'

Captain, Delivery from Newport, Rhode Island to Ft. Lauderdale

Sept. 2013

"Drifter" Hatteras 70'

Captain/Engineer - Delivery from Martha's Vineyard to Ft. Lauderdale.

August 2013

Jeanneau 52- Sakinah

Captain - delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Hinkley yard in Savannah to haul boat and drop mast, then wrapped and secured mast to deck and delivered boat up to main port of Savannah and loaded sailboat onto ship and shipped sailboat to Hong Kong for new owner.

July 2013

M/V "Drifter"- Hatteras 70'

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Marthas Vineyard

June 2013

S/V -"SunDown" - 56' Taswell

Captain - Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Falmouth, Massachussetts.

April/May 2013

S/V "French Kiss" -50' Beneteau

Delivery from Antigua to Indian Creek, Virginia

April 2013

M/V- "Electra" 52' Krogen Express

                                 

Captain - Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Ft. Pierce

March/April 2013

M/Y -"Vivere" - 116 ft Azimut - Charter

                                    

2nd Captain in command/Engineer - Ft. Lauderdale to Miami to Paradise Island, Nassau- Atlantis, and back to Lauderdale

Nov. 2012

M/V "Electra" Krogen Express 52

Captain - Joined the owner in Savannah, Georgia and delivered vessel to Bahamas where we will cruise to the Southern Bahamas and then back up to the Abacos on a 3-4 month exploration of the many islands.

Nov. 2012

S/V "Sundown" Taswell 56

Captain - Delivery from Charleston, S.C. to Ft. Lauderdale

Oct-Nov. 2012

S/V "Pomaikai" Sunreef 70 Sailing Catamaran 2012 model

Captain - Delivery from San Diego, California to Oahu, Hawaii.12 day crossing.

Oct. 2009 - Aug. 2012

S/V “NANAN” SunReef 62’ Sailing Catamaran

Captain/Engineer- Picked up and finished commissioning of new catamaran after it was shipped across Atlantic to Ft. Lauderdale. Delivered to Los Roques, Venezuela and became full time Captain and Engineer for three years of private catamaran with four full time crew and gave the owners a five star service. Full fleet, Venture 39, Venture 34 and three dinghies. In the three years I delivered the Catamaran two times back to Ft. Lauderdale for servicing, refit and upgrades.

Oct. 2009

M/V “Carolanne” Luhrs 36’ Sportfish

Captain, Delivery from Bayhead, New Jersey to St. Augustine, Florida

May 2009

M/V “Carolanne” Luhrs 36’ Sportfish

Captain - Delivery from St. Augustine,Fla to BayHead, New Jersey

Oct.-Nov. 2008

S/V “MISS MAJIC” J46

Captain, Delivery from Pennsacola, Fla. To Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Sept. 2008

S/V “ORCA” Bristol 40

Captain, delivery from Man-O-War Cay, Bahamas to Ft. Lauderdale

July 2008

S/V “HOBO” 49’ Cauffman

Captain delivery from Amelia Island to Ft. Lauderdale

Jan. 2008

S/V “Sapphire” 65’

Delivery from Ponce, Puerto Rico to Ft. Lauderdale

Jan. 2008

S/V “Viatia” Moorings 4700 Catamaran

Two weeks Charter Captain, Grenadines

Dec. 2007

M/V “Carolanne” Luhrs 36’

Captain on offshore fishing charter, St. Augustine

Dec. 2007

S/V “Cayenne” Irwin 52’

Delivery from Fajardo, Puerto Rico to Ft. Lauderdale

Nov. 2007

U.S. Navy Ship “Hunter” 180'

Delivery of ship from Mayport, Fla. To Andros Island, Bahamas to Autech, submarine warfare base, 2 weeks naval missions in the Tongue of the ocean. Assisted in Navy training of offshore boarding of vessels. Delivery of ship back to Mayport Naval base.

June 2007

S/V Sapphire 65’

Captain delivery St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. To Trinidad

Jan.-Feb. 2007

S/V Nepenthe, Gulf 32

Florida to Abacos and back

Oct. 2006

S/V Sazarac Swan 40

Captain delivery from Beaufort, NC to Miami

June 2006

S/V “Dread Nought” 60’ Farr

Finish of Refit, Survey and Sea Trial and selling of yacht

April 2006

S/V “Dread Nought” 60’ Farr

Captain-delivery from St. Augustine to Ft. Lauderdale

April 2006

S/V “Coeur De Lion” 65 ‘ Swan

Delivery from Montego Bay Yacht Club, Jamaica to Ft. Lauderdale

Feb.-April 2006

S/V “Dread Nought” 60’ Farr

Refit of Yacht, St. Augustine, Fl

Aug. 2006

S/V “Taz” 50’ Orion

Charleston, SC to Ft. Lauderdale

June 2005

S/V “Ottawis” 46’ Hylas

Captain-delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Trinidad via Turks and Caicos and St. Thomas

May 2005

S/V “Ottawis” 46’ Hylas

Captain-New Owner Instruction Sail from Ft. Lauderdale to Islamorada, the Florida Keys and back to Ft. Lauderdale

April 2005

S/V “ Panacea” 62’ Little Harbor

Delivery from Bermuda to Newport, RI

Dec.-Feb. 2005

S/V “Calibogue” 60’Gulfstar

Private captain for 3 month cruise with owners U.S.V.I., B.V.I., St. Marten, St. Barts

Nov. 2004

S/V “Calibogue” 60’ Gulfstar

Delivery from Charleston, SC to St. Thomas, USVI

June 2004

S/V “Blue Water Tango” 46’ Catamaran

Private captain for 2 week cruise through Bahamas

Feb. 2004

S/Y “Blue Drama” 70’ Ortan

Delivery from ST. Thomas, USVI to Ft. Lauderdale

Jan. 2003

S/V “Panacea 62’ Little Harbor

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale, Fl to Tortolla, B.V.I

Nov. 2002

S/V "Hey Day" 46' Hylas

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale, FI to Tortolla, B.V.I.

July 2002

S/V "Annie Fannie" 52' Benateau

Captain- Delivery and New Owner Sailing Instruction Marsh Harbor, Bahamas to Morehead City, N.C.

May 2002

S/V "Sustainer" 34' Island Packet

Delivery from West Palm Beach, FI. to Connecticut

April 2002

S/V "Chance" 43' Shannon

Delivery from West Palm Beach, FI. to Rhode Island

March 2002

S/V "Farfalla" 53' Amel

Delivery from Curacao to Ft. Lauderdale

Dec. 2001

S/V "Sequel" 52' Hylas

Delivery from St. Lucia to Ft. Lauderdale

Dec. 2001

S/V "Outer Marker" 42' Transworld

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Solomon Island, MD

Nov. 2001

S/Y "Hey Day" 46' Hylas

Boat Refit; New owner sailing instruction. Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Fisher Island and back to Ft. Lauderdale

Oct. 2001

S/V "Gypsy" 46' Swan

New owner sailing instruction and delivery from Miami to Cape Canaveral and back to Miami

Sept. 2001

S/V "Adagio" 42' Cabo Rico

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Oriental, NC

Aug. 2001

M/Y "Lynda Jane" 48' California

Captain-Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale, to Charleston, SC via Intra-coastal Waterway. New owner Boat Instruction.

Aug. 2001

"Mountain View Water Sports" Lake Lure, NC

Driving a 21' Malibu Ski Boat. Water Ski Instruction; Competition skiing, barefoot bar, wakeboarding, etc.

June 2001

S/V "Sazarac" 40' Swan

Delivery from Miami to Stanford, Conn.

March/April 2001

S/V "Strider" 62' Kanter

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to 100 miles south of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil via Tortola, Trinidad, Devil's Island, French Guinea, Forte Aleza, Rio

Feb. 2001

S/V "Yelcho” 49' Taswell

Delivery from Georgetown, Bahamas, to Ft. Lauderdale

Jan. 2001

S/V "Yelcho" 49' Taswell

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale to Nassau, Bahamas

Nov. 2000

S/V "Yelcho" 49' Taswell

Delivery from Newport to Ft. Lauderdale via Charleston, SC

Aug.-Sept. 2000

S/V "Spurwing" 65' Deerfoot

Delivery from Trinidad to Mobile, Alabama via Grand Cayman

Aug. 2000

S/V "Constellation" 56' Marquesas Catamaran

Delivery from Stuart, Florida to Trinidad

June-July 2000

S/V "Chance" 43' Shannon

TransAtlantic delivery from Bonaire to Spain via Bermuda and the Azores

May 2000

S/V "Yelcho" 49' Taswell

Refit and delivery from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Norfolk to Newport, RI

April 2000

S/V "Imagine Shibumi" 57' Bowman

Delivery from Puerto Rico to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Refit for resale.

March 2000

S/V "Kestrel" Cal 36

First Mate Bahamas, Jamaica, Grand Cayman

Jan. 2000

S/V "Blue Drama" 70' Ortani Navi

Delivery from St. Thomas to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Jan. 2000

S/V "Drifter" 53' Amel Super Maramu 2000

Delivery from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Tortola, BVI.

Oct. 1999

S/V "Xcargo" 56' Swan

Delivery from Annapolis to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Oct. 1999

S/V "Sazarac" 40' Swan

Delivery from Stamford, Connecticut to Miami, FL.

June/July 1999

S/V "Elysium" 47' Tayana

Delivery from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico thru Panama Canal to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

April 1999

S/V "Uliad" 51' Kanter

Delivery from Fort Pierce, FL to Newport, RI

March 1999

S/V "Childe" 47' Olympic

Delivery from George Town, Bahamas to Tortola, B.V.I. Spent two weeks assisting owner with sailing and navigation through B.V.I.'s. Performed major refit and systems overhaul.

March 1999

S/V "Blue Drama" 70' Ortani Navi

Delivery from Grand Cayman, B.W.I. to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Feb. 1999

S/V "Wind Dancer" 47.7 Bristol

Captain delivery from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Abaco, Bahamas

Nov.-Dec. 1998

S/V "Nabucco" 67' Sunward

Refit and delivery from St. Martin, B.V.I. to Miami, FL.

Nov. 1998

S/V "Tanacity" 46' Swan

Delivery from Tortola, B.V.I. to Miami, FL.

May-Nov. 1998

S/V "Blue Drama" 70' Ortani Navi
S/V "Uliad" 51' Kanter "
M/Y "Island Girl" 55' Cheoy Lee Trawler
S/V "Four Seasons" 36' Catalina

Refits and Maintenance Ft. Lauderdale

May 1998

S/V "Uliad" 51 Kanter

Delivery from Antigua, B.V.I. to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

June-Dec. 1997

S/V "Nepenthe" Gulf 32

Personal Cruising - Captain/Owner From Grand Cayman thru Bay Islands of Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, Florida Keys to N. Florida

June 1991-1997

"Sky Rider" 28' Island Hopper Parasail Boat

Captain Grand Cayman,B.W.I. Flew over 30,000 people Boat maintenance and repair of Caterpillar 3208 engine.

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