Capt. David G. Bacon
Santa Barbara, California
Maritime Expert Witness
Boating/Ship Accidents, Pleasure Craft & Yachts, Seaworthiness, Boating Captain & Crew Responsibilities, Marine Electronics & Navigation, Boat Equipment Failures, Vessel Collision & Damage & Sinking, Vessel Operations & Safety, Sport Fishing, Charter Boat Liability, Jet Ski, Yacht
Over 20 years of vessel charter experience; fishing, cruising, eco-tours, whale watching, 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 organizati...