I hold a United States Coast Guard Merchant Marine Officer licence as a:
Here is the previous large format masters certificate, along with the newly required Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) card and the Maritime Consortium card (participation in a random drug-testing program as required by law).
Master of Steam, Motor or Auxiliary Sail Vessels of Not More Than 100 Gross Registered Tons (Domestic Tonnage) Upon Inland Waters.
Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels As Defined In 46 U.S.C. 2101 (42)(B) Upon Near Coastal Waters Not More than 100 Miles Offshore.
Authorized to engage in Commercial Assistance Towing.
Here is the new passport masters certificate - I was upgraded to 100GT.
Here is the previous OUPV certificate.
I am ASA-certified BBC and Advanced Multihull sailor, and I have USSailing and an ASA Instructor certifications.
I have a Technician-class HAM license, KJ6NAI.
I've sent several letters to sailing magazines on various subjects (mostly safety related). Here are the most recent ones:
Sail Magazine, April 2011
Cruising World, June 2012
Sailing Magazine, July 2012
During the summer months, I try to go sailing at least several times a month. These days, I'm mostly sailing my boat (a Sabre 30) out of Brickyard Cove, Pt. Richmond. When I'm not doing that, I'm teaching sailing at various locations around the bay and elsewhere.
Copyright 2011 Jenifer Novak Landers
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