Delivery With A Wrinkle
In case you
haven't heard of me, my name is Mike Maurice.
As a delivery
captain I bring unique skills and experience to the business.
Captain Mike's Travels (requires Google Earth)
this means is that I can move a boat quicker, with greater safety
- 45+ years
professional experience. US Coast Guard licensed since 1965 (verify
of "SurviveTheSea "
Video forum on YouTube, visit it and view my videos.
- Author: "Troubled
Waters". Sea Magazine Nov. 97. page 22.
"Smuggling Your Boat Out of Jail", and "Capt. Mike's Letters to
column author for "Freshwater News". Portland OR.
- 2000 bar
crossings, 1500 at Columbia River(rated #1 dangerous by Lloyds).
- 50 years
experience with NW weather(Oregon resident).
knowledge of U.S.& Canadian forecasting system.
300+ delivery trips since 1993.
- 75 in the
experience in North Pacific Ocean
- Expert at
the inshore beach route So. Calif. to Puget Sound.
handmade charts of little known coves and anchorages.
complete set of NOAA harbor charts.
GPS way-point list of outer rocks and reefs(300+).
- Never had a
- Long Range
Passagemaking and Fuel Management Experience.
experience, Alaska, Panama, East Coast US, Tahiti, Mexico,
Canada, China, Japan, Philippines. Google
Earth Tour of Places Visited
equipped have: tablet chart-plotting, InReach(tracking), GPS,
radar, SSB radio, WeFAX, life-raft, night-scope, etc.
with standards of the American Boat & Yacht Council.
- HAM radio
Extra Class (AC7EF), FCC Marine Operator Permit: MP-GB-003584,
Oregon Boater Ed. Card, U.S. Transportation Workers ID
Credential(TWIC), Oregon Invasive Species Permit, U.S. Passport,
Covid-19 Vaccination, U.S. Global Entry.
chance of getting caught in the open and damaging it.
or Motorsailors 40-100 feet. US West Coast, Gulf of Mexico,
Mexico, Panama, Alaska, South Pacific. Will consider other.
Feel free to
request a proposal, resume or call for no obligation advise.
How to contact Capt.
contact Dale Laird +1-503-519-4235
Advise for Buying A Used Boat
The basic steps to Arrange a Yacht Delivery
Captain Mike's Favorite Weather Pages
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