Contact number: 941-315-6867
Email: tiffany (at) tiffanynorte.com
Valid US Passport
FL Drivers License
Excellent health, non-smoker, no tattoos
I am interested in building my sea time and advancing my professional qualifications on vessels over 1600 tons. I have extensive experience in precision navigation, docking and standing watch on vessels up to 378 ft. To find out more about me and my work on yachts in the South Pacific, visit my video blog: www.CoastGuardCouple.com.
v STCW 95
v US Coast Guard 100 Ton Master, Near Costal
v Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch assessment completed, in process at USCG NMC
v American Sailing Association Instructor 201-205, 210
v SSI Advanced Adventure Diver
v Languages spoken: fluent English, some Spanish.
v Experienced offshore sailing charter captain & instructor for long transits and ocean crossings.
v Military service: 5 yrs US Coast Guard Ships Senior Watch Officer, Promoted to Lieutenant / O-3
*Since Nov 2009, I worked as delivery crew or Captain for 8 different yachts. During my military career I served on ships up to 378 ft. A selection of vessels is listed below; a complete list is available on request.
Delivery crew, watch stander S/Y ARTEMIS (64 Sundeer) Apr 2011May 2011
Delivery crew, watch stander S/V FLY AWEIGH (44 Catalina/Morgan) Mar 2010Jun 2010
Captain / Instructor S/V ENTREPRENEUR (50 Catana) Mar 2010
Delivery Captain S/V SPIRIT OF NYAMI NYAMI (53 Custom ketch) Dec 2009
Delivery Crew S/V SAGITTAIRE (47 Pilothouse Cutter) Oct 2009 - Nov 2009
Deck Watch Officer M/V USCGC STEADFAST (210 USCG Patrol Ship) June 2002 - June 2004
Land Based Work Experience
Delivery Captain and Blogger CoastGuardCouple.com
Oct 2009 Present Worldwide
Charter Captain and Sailing Instructor Afterguard Sailing Academy
Mar 2007 Oct 2009 Oakland, California
· Skippered variety of sailing boats in fleet ranging from 22 ft to 34 ft.
· Assisted owner in training junior instructors at Instructor Qualification Clinics.
· Instructor teaching basic and advanced sailing along with ship navigation courses.
· Charter captain for National Geographic film project (LifeDreams: Paul Mixon and Bill Pinkley)
· Served as charter captain for a variety of clients.
Military Officer US Coast Guard
May 2002 May 2007 United States
Courses and Education
US Coast Guard Academy (June 1998 - May 2002)
Mike & Dianne Quiriconi, S/V SAGITTAIRE
Allan & Alison Gabel, S/V FLY AWEIGH
Capt Mary Swift-Swan, Afterguard Sailing Academy