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The summary of my career at sea can be seen as a combination of extensive and rigorous cruising experience from Merchant marine and top quality Guests service and care from the highest standards of Superyacht industry.

Coming from Commercial shipping and after five years of worldwide navigation (including various Oceans and Suez Canal crossings), I got the opportunity fifteen years ago to shift to yachting.

For each of my assignments at sea, I fully dedicated myself as either Captain or Chief Officer o/b various ships sizes, including a Staff Captain position o/b the then world’s 3rd largest yacht (162m LOA & 12.488 GT), to accomplish the most valuable duties required for these roles. Today, I am now looking forward to performing my next challenge and to excel as Captain / Senior Deck Officer o/b a large vessel, travelling worldwide, on a stable job.

Additionally to docking and undocking the above mentioned 162m MY without pilot, I also have manoeuvring practices on 65m Motor Yacht with AZIPOD propulsion and driving skills o/b over 30.000 GT Containerships. In the meantime, I achieved some relief or delivery positions too and I was based for a while in Persian Gulf, mainly in Qatar and U.A.E., as well as Hong Kong.

Important to notice that one of my previous yachts has undergone a major 10-month refit in shipyard, where I had to deal with various aspects of ship’s repairs and this allowed me to see and learn much more about refits.

I always empowered my skills and prioritized my knowledge to develop my sense of command, responsibilities and organisation. These numerous gained experiences strengthened my leadership and enhanced my professionalism and performances, especially in the fields of guest's care, navigational watches and safety on board. Being familiar with the ISM System and for all these reasons, be sure that I have always answered to my Owners’ requirements with a top quality job.

If you are looking for a highly qualified, reliable and motivated Master / Senior Deck Officer, I am confident to be an asset for your company and to provide my competences to meet your most legitimate expectations.

Up to now, my total sailing distance is +/- 490.000 NM.

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