BOATING EXPERIENCE

  • 1993, Coastal Navigation, CYA
  • 1994, Diesel mechanic for the boat, Camosun college.
  • 1999, White Sail level 1 on catamaran, CYA
  • 2002, PCOC# 114293-QC
  • 2002, Basic keel boat cruising course
  • 2002, Intermediate cruising course.
  • 2004, Restricted Radio operator, Marine
  • 2003-2007 owner and skipper of 17′ RIB. Main sailing areas St-Laurence estuary north of Quebec City.
  • 2016, Small Vessel Operator Proficiency, SVOP
  • 2017, Marine Basic First Aid
  • 2017, Marine Emergency Duties (A2/DVS)
  • 2017, Restricted Radio operator Marine Commercial (ROC-MC, GMDSS).
  • 2018, Navigation Safety 1, (for 60T ticket)
  • 2018, Chartwork and Pilotage 1, (for 60T ticket)
  • 2019, Small Vessel Machinery Operator prep class, BCIT SVMO
  • Participated on many recreational sailboats, catamaran deliveries from /to Montreal/Miami/Nassau, Bahamas as crew 2nd mate and skipper. Up to 53′ in length.
  • Worked on dive boats as diving and deck crew in the Bahamas. 20′ to 40′ length.
  • Skipper of multiple RIB(Zodiac) in with crusing areas of St-Laurence river from Montreal to Rimouski, Richelieu river from USA border to St-Laurence river and Florida Keys.
  • Owner/operator of Esquimalt Eco Tours since June 2019.

SCUBA EXPERIENCE

  • 1982, First dive; Sacacomie Lake, QC.
  • 1984, ACUC SCUBA diver
  • 1992, PADI Adv Open Water Diver
  • 1993, PADI Rescue Diver.
  • 1994, PADI Dive Master
  • 1994, Dive master, International Diver of Victoria, BC
  • 1994, PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
  • 1994, PADI O2 Responder, DAN
  • 1995, Instructor, Club Med Eleuthera
  • 1995, Instructor, Bahama Divers
  • 1995, ANDI NITROX Diver
  • 1995, ANDI NITROX Instructor #410
  • 1995, NSS/CDS Introduction to Cave Diving
  • 1996, ACUC Divemaster
  • 1996, CMAS Monitor 1 Star
  • 1998, Enriched Air Instructor cross-over
  • 2012, Specialty Instructor Boat Diver
  • 2012, Specialty Instructor Night Diver
  • 2012, Specialty Instructor Deep Diver
  • 2012, Master Scuba Diver trainer
  • 2012, Diver propulsion vehicle cert
  • 2013, EFR Instructor
  • 2013, PADI IDC Staff Instructor
  • 2014, Ice Diver (Brrr)
  • 2016, PADI Tec Rec Gas Blender