Santa Barbara, California
Maritime Expert Witness
Boating accidents, vessel collision & damage & sinking, vessel operations & safety, seaworthiness, pleasure craft, yachts, jet skis, sport fishing, charter boat liability, boating captain & crew responsibilities, marine electronics & navigation, boat equipment failures
Over 20 years of vessel charter experience; fishing, cruising, eco-tours, whalewatching, diving, kayaking, photography, oil seeps & oil spills. Experience with crew training, safety procedures, crew drills and practice. Experienced with passenger safety orientation and creating/maintaining a safe environment for passengers including special needs passengers in for-profit and nonprofit (501c3) ventures. Skilled at vessel inspection, maintenance schedules and procedures, repair of equipment & systems.
Experienced with at-sea or dockside equipment failure analysis and repair. Expert in marine electronics selection, installation, maintenance and operations.
Expert writer; 30 years of experience in technical writing, marine electronics and electrical, reports, work procedures, user manuals, magazine articles, on-line publications, social media.
Expert public speaker with 15 years of experience hosting seminars, informational/motivational lectures, presentations for civic organ...