Captain Patrick Childress

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Captain Patrick Childress
Coast Guard License #830034

Master 500 Ton motor-100 Ton Sail


Personal Information
I have over 35 years of Nautical experience on power and sail. Currently, I am an offshore Instructor Captain for Offshore Passage Opportunities- I lived on a sailboat for 5 years, three of which were spent on a solo circumnavigation of the world.  In St. Thomas I operated charter boats for 2 years and then began delivering yachts of all types.  I am proficient in Celestial Navigation–Heavy Weather Sailing–Diesel Mechanic–I have written articles for nautical publications around the world and co-authored “A Cruising Guide to Narragansett Bay and the South Coast of Massachusetts”
Education and Qualifications
College level Business courses–10 week Marine Diesel Mechanics Course–Operated a Construction business–Open Water SCUBA certified
Address and Phone Number
Captain Patrick Childress—P. O. Box 4083–Middletown, Rhode Island–02842–Telephone–(401)-864-0780
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