I am a SAMS-AMS and NAMS-CMS
Chapman School of Seamanship:
Yacht and Small Craft Surveying Certification Course.
Graduation Date: 2011.
Fundamentals of the Damage and Claims Survey Certification Course.
Graduation Date: 2013.
UNCW, Wilmington, North Carolina.
Bachelor of Art Degree: Geography.
Graduation Date: 1998.
NAMS Regional Meeting, Norfolk Va. Dec. 3-5 2021
Fire Suppression and Installation, Safety At Sea, Life Raft Deployment, SOLAS, Industry Flares, Survival suits. Thermal Imaging and Lloyd’s Requirement. Moisture Meters and Percussion Sounding. Corrosion simulation, Silver-silver chloride probe, Zinc Protection, Electric Shock, finding Stray Current on board and isolating the source. Audio Gauging Metal, Corrosion and Coatings Ethics Expert Witness Preparation, The Vessel Inspections, Joint Inspection and Attorney Qualifying as an Expert and Being Deposed as an Expert Report Writing and Basic Content for Yacht and Small Craft Insurance Underwriter Assignment, Estimates and Reports. OSHA Standards for Boatyard and Shipyard Safety. Shipyard OSHA surveyor training requirements to work in boatyards and shipyards. Safety equipment, Insurance requirements as a Sub Contractor. Working around Travel lifts Drop cords, Ladders, Gangways, Electrical hazards, Blocking
SAMS Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA. September 25-28, 2019
OSHA For The Marine Surveyor, Mold, Sanding, Painting, The Hazards .“My Boat Is Tripping The Pedestal GFP, What Do I Do Now ?”. Rigging Inspections / Failures. Welding Inspections For The Marine Surveyor. Akron Rubber Development Labs - Impeller Failures. Lowell Boats, Wood Boat Inspections. Oceanvolt - Re-powering With Electric Propulsion. Commercial Fish Boat Inspections. Damage & Joint Field Report Writing. Safe Cargo Stowage And Securing. Component Failure Analysis. OilAnalysis Clinic - Understanding Your Oil Analysis. Anatomy Of A Marine Loss - The Surveyors Role. Report Writing Critique,Ethics.
NAMS/SAMS Regional Meeting. Virginia Beach, VA. Dec. 1-2, 2017
Ethics, Report Writing, “Will you report hold up in court”, Surveyor’s liability, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, NDT gauging, Fire Investigations, IIMS Training and Updates, Tools of the Trade, Moisture Meter, Continuity Checkers, Taking Oil and Coolant Samples, Percussion sounding tools, USPAP Valuation Report for a Commercial Vessel, Engine Failures and Findings.
SAMS Annual Meeting. Bonita Springs, FL. October 4-7, 2017
ABYC Standards, OSHA, Diesel Engine failures, Sub Chapter M, Forensic
Photography,Corrosion,Rigging, Replacement Rudders, Mega Yacht Surveying.
Central Atlantic Region Meeting. Va. Beach Va. December 2-3, 2016.
Sub Chapter M and Fishing Vessel Inspection, Yacht and Small updates and Appraisal.
ITC Thermal Imaging. December 1, 2016.
Certificate CERT LEVEL I, Thermal / Infrared Thermography.
MARCON Training Seminar. Morehead City, NC October 5-7 2015.
Ship Draught Surveyor training class.
MARCARCON Training Seminar. Morehead City, NC. October 8, 2015.
Bunker Oil draft surveyor training class.
SAMS Regional Meeting, Charleston, SC. November 21 & 22, 2014.
Engine surveys,Business practices, Electrical system and ABYC Standards, Sailboat rigging surveys.
Marine Cargo Consultants, Inc. Morehead City, NC. February 21-23, 2013.
Bulk Vessel Draft Surveying.
SAMS Regional Meeting, Charleston, SC. December 13-14, 2013.
Engine surveys,Thermographic Imaging: From composites to metal boats. Wooden boat surveys, repairs, restorations. Sailboat rigging surveys.
American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC):
Marine Insurance, Common Mistakes In Fiberglass Repair,
AC Dock Pedestal Circuit Analysis. 2021
Raw Water Impeller Servicing, Conducting a Compression Test. 2019
Complete Course Basic Marine Electrical and Corrosion Mitigation June 25, 2018.
Preventing Marine Corrosion online class November 24, 2016.
Marine Accident Investigation November 25, 2016.
Electric Shock Drowning Webinar. July 18, 2012.
Electric Shock Drowning II Webinar. July 31, 2012.
2017 NAMS/SAMS Regional Meeting.
2017 SAMS Annual Conference.
2017 Better Business Bureau (BBB) A+ Rating.
2016 Central Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting.
2016 SAMS®-AMS®, Accredited Marine Surveyor #1233.
2016 MARCARCON Ship Drafting, Morehead City.
2016 Infrared Training Center (ITC). Certificate CERT LEVEL I, Infrared Thermography.
2015 MARCONCAR Vessel Bunker Surveys.
2014 SAMS Regional Meeting.
2013 Marine Cargo Consultants, Inc. Bulk Vessel Draft Surveying.
2013 Damage and Claims Survey Certification.
2013 SAMS Regional Meeting.
2012 International Association of Marine Investigators.
2012 SAMS, Surveyor Associate.
2011 Member ABYC.
2011 Chapman’s Yacht and Small Craft Marine Surveying