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Andrew Whiteley's Boating Resume 

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Skipper of a Transatlantic Passage on my Beneteau 423 with ARC Atlantic Rally.  A transatlantic trip from Portsmouth, Virginia to Bermuda, the Azores with landfall in the Algarve, Portugal and then along the coast to Gibraltar 


Cruising experience along Eastern Seaboard including Buzzards Bay to Northport, Long Island to Chesapeake Canal, Charleston, SC to Miami, FL, Freeport, Bahamas to Charleston, Charleston to Portsmouth, VA along the ICW.


Bahamas cruising including Bimini, Nassau, Exuma islands chain, Conception Island and Cat Island, Berry Islands to Grand Bahama.

Bareboat chartering in the British Virgin Islands

Cruising from Gibraltar along Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca to Ibiza. Passage from Denia, Spain to Morocco across the Alborean Sea.

Racing experience in Swedish Match 40s at Oakcliff Marine Center.


Club racing with Eaton’s Light Yacht Club aboard a variety of cruising sailboats


Experience in piloting single and twin-engine power boats, English Canal narrow boats, RIBs, and canoeing.


I am also the Past Commander of the Neptune Sail and Power Squadron

Teaches These USPS Courses

  • Boating Safety

  • Sail

  • Advanced Piloting 

  • Electronic Navigation

  • Cruise Planning

USPS Certifications

 Boating Safety Instructor​​

Took These USPS Courses 

  • Celestial Navigation (navigating using stars, moon, and planets)

  • Junior Celestial Navigation (navigating using the Sun)

  • Advanced Piloting

  • Piloting

  • Seamanship

  • Sail,

  • Engine Maintenance,

  • Marine Communication,

  • Electronic Navigation,

  • Electrical Systems,

  • Weather,

  • Cruise Planning

Took These Other Courses 

Current holder of World Sailing Approved Offshore Personal Survival Course certificate

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