Captain Chris Couch
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Merchant Marine: Master of Ocean or Steam Vessels of not more than 1600 Gross Tons, Oceans.
FAA: Commercial Pilot, Instrument, Multi-Engine Land , Single Engine Sea.
 
Professional History
7/01 to Present Providing Captains Services, Deliveries and Instruction to a variety of clients.
1/02 to 5/02 92 NORTHSTAR. CONDALORA. Roger Blanchard. Maintaining, managing and operating vessel.
4/01 to 7/01 71' AZIMUT VIVACE. George Royce, Owner. Maintained and operated vessel for Owner and charters between Los Angeles and British Columbia .
11/99 to 8/00 NORTHSTAR 71' CPMY LIGHTS OUT VII. Frank Finn, Newport Beach, CA. Delivery of vessel and operating in Pacific Northwest
6/96 to 10/99 SEARAY 630/SEARAY 550, CONNIE KAI. 85' BROWARD, PRINCESS CONSUELA. John Browning, Honolulu, Hi. Seattle, WA to Newport Beach, CA. Supervised purchase and mechanical, exterior and interior refit of 85'Broward. (400K) Delivered vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Honolulu.
3/96 to 7/96 78' FC YACHTS. Wayne Hartner, Auckland, New Zealand. Project Consultant - Re-specified and reviewed design of new build in Auckland. Supervised construction at FC Yachts.
4/95 to 9/95 LOWLAND 64', DUCHESS. Robert Sullivan, Sullivan Associates, Morristown, NJ. Fort Lauderdale, FL to Bahama Islands.
7/94 110' MITSUBISHI, DEVIL QUELLOR Assisted Don Patton in Survey , Osaka , Japan. Acted as Buyers Representative. Arranged shipment of vessel to West Coast. Vessel now called Sensei.
9/91 to 7/94 CESSNA 340A, N52EE MERIDIAN 48', HORIZONS PAST DE . James W. Ray, Seattle, WA. Maintained and operated Vessel and Friday Harbor Vacation Home. Flew owner and passengers to vacation home weekly and bi-weekly winter ski trips to Wyoming, Oregon and Utah.
7/91 to 8/91 COASTAL FREIGHTER 180', M/V ALEUTIAN EMPIRE. Empire Alaska Seafoods Seattle, WA. Logistics run to Kiska Harbor and return.
9/90 to 4/91 HATTERAS SPORTFISH 60', ATLANTIC MIXER. Frank Miles, Seattle, WA. Fort Lauderdale, FL to Florida Keys and Bahama Islands.
3/90 to 9/90 OFFSHORE SUPPLY VSL 212', SEA TRADER. Northland Services Inc. Supported Exxon Valdez cleanup Prince William Sound, Seward, Kodiak and Dutch Harbor.
8/76 to 12/89 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD. E-7 Chief Quartermaster
Mission fields included Commanding Officer of 95' patrol vessel in Crescent City, CA and Operations Officer at Group North Bend, OR. Training included Search and Rescue, Personnel Management, Emergency Medical Technician, Marine Law Enforcement, Environmental Protection and Motor Lifeboat surf training at Cape D. Worked primarily in Law Enforcement and Search and Rescue. Operated vessels from Gulf Coast to Atlantic to Great Lakes to Pacific Coast to Hawaii.


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