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MANPOWER – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate – 900 hour course
NORTH TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration – two 60 hour courses.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA – Essex Catholic High School, Newark, NJ
Proficient in all aspects of marine refrigeration, air conditioning, water systems, electronics and all related systems on yachts and commercial vessels.
Belschner Yacht Services, North Palm Beach, FL – October 2001 to present
Logged 18,000 miles delivering yachts (motor and sail) 38’ to 100’ from Maine to Caribbean Islands including Bermuda and the Bahamas.
C. Portilla AC and Refrigeration, Riviera Beach, FL – July 1985 to October 2001, Self employed air conditioning, refrigeration and solar power specialist.
Provide service and maintenance to residential, commercial and marine applications in South Florida.
Special Skills and Interests
Fluent in Spanish
Culinary skills in wide range of diverse cuisine
Expert in all aspects of long range/long term sailing expeditions including cruising and racing vessels.
Enjoyed living aboard classic sailing vessels for 25 years with my faithful Border Collie, Mac.
I have been sailing for 25 years, boats that I have owned include:
Cape dory Typhoon
24 foot cape dory
40 foot cal
28 foot cape dory
I have cruised extensively from the Caribbean up the east coast of the united states.
I am the chief cook and mate with Belschner yacht service, duties include, Provisioning, Boat prep, navigating, and teaching students underway with www.oceansailingadventures.com
CPR First Aid Course