Boating Expert Witness


Boating expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on boating. The boating expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Maritime and Slip Trip & Fall.

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Edward Sinclair, Captain

Juneau, Alaska
Maritime - Navigation, Navigation Safety, Rules of the Road, NAVRULES, Pilot, Piloting, Boating
Professional Licenses • Master, U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner License 1600 Gross Register Ton (1990) • Master, U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner License Any Gross Tonnage (2002) • First Class Pilot, Southeast Alaska (2004) • Deputy Marine Pilot, Southeast Alaska (2006) • Marine Pilot, Southeast Alaska (2010) Education • Bachelor of Science – Marine Engineering, United States Coast Guard Academy (1982) Employment • U.S. Coast Guard Assignments  USCGC WOODRUSH Sitka, Alaska: Operations Officer (1982-1984)  USCGC PENOBSCOT BAY New York, New York: Executive Officer (1984-1986)  U. S. Coast Guard District 17 Juneau, Alaska: Search and Rescue Coordinator, Admiral’s Aide, Operations budget manager (1986-1988)  USCGC BISCAYNE BAY St Ignace, Michigan: Commanding Officer (1988-1990)  U. S. Coast Guard District 11 Long Beach, California: Section Chief, Office of Aids to Navigation, Admiral’s Aide (1990-1993)  USCGC POLAR STAR Seattle, Washington: Operations Officer (1993-1995)  U...

Capt. David G. Bacon

Santa Barbara, California
Maritime, Slip Trip & Fall - boat, boating, ship, yachts, seaworthiness, captain, crew responsibilities, marine electronics, navigation, equipment failure, vessel collision, damage, sinking, drowning, vessel operations, safety, sport fishing, charter boat, jet ski, kayak, SUP, surfboard, marina safety, marina operations
Captain David G. Bacon, a U.S. Coast Guard licensed vessel captain, is available as an expert witness on cases involving; boating accidents, slip & falls, personal injuries, issues of responsibilities and liabilities aboard vessels and on gangways and docks and piers, drowning and vessel grounding or sinking. Passenger interaction and education is an area where many liabilities are generated and I can help with those issues. I have served as a vessel charter captain for 30 years, specializing in; crew training, safety procedures, crew drills and practice, passenger safety orientation, boating accidents, slip & fall, seaworthiness, marine electronics, navigation and rules of the road, expert report writer and public speaker. During that lengthy career I have had no accident or injury claims because I am a diligent seafaring professional and I know what dangers to look for and remedy before they cause problems. I drove passenger buses and vans for 2 years with no accidents nor inj...