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Raised in Mississippi, Stephen at age 19  joined the U.S. Navy serving on an aircraft carriers . After 6 years of service he decided to start sailing instead. At age 25 he began as an crew member on day charter boats in Chicago, He worked hard till reaching his goal of becoming skipper. Since then Stephen has crewed a transatlantic, then a transpacific yacht delivery. Stephen trained with Yachtmaster and has now done 2 seasons as a charter captain in Chicago.  Yachtmaster invited Stephen back to Share his experience and Knowledge.
SAMSA            Commercial
SAS                     Yachtmaster Power and Sail
RYA                    Powerboat level II
RYA                    Cruising Instructor Sail
RYA                    Yachtmaster Ocean
RYA                    Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA                    Radar
RYA                    SRC
Elementary first aid
Marine fire fighting
Ships security level 1
Personal safety and social responsibility
Proficiency in life raft
USCG  50gt Master

stephen ruhl
stephen ruhl

Raised in Mississippi, Stephen at age 19  joined the U.S. Navy serving on an aircraft carriers . After 6 years of service he decided to start sailing instead. At age 25 he began as an crew member on day charter boats in Chicago, He worked hard till reaching his goal of becoming skipper. Since then Stephen has crewed a transatlantic, then a transpacific yacht delivery. Stephen trained with Yachtmaster and has now done 2 seasons as a charter captain in Chicago.  Yachtmaster invited Stephen back to Share his experience and Knowledge.
SAMSA            Commercial
SAS                     Yachtmaster Power and Sail
RYA                    Powerboat level II
RYA                    Cruising Instructor Sail
RYA                    Yachtmaster Ocean
RYA                    Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA                    Radar
RYA                    SRC
Elementary first aid
Marine fire fighting
Ships security level 1
Personal safety and social responsibility
Proficiency in life raft
USCG  50gt Master

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