Principal Skipper ~ Andrew Wadham

Andrew lives in South East Queensland. He finds this to be most central to the East Coast of Australia where the majority of his deliveries are.

Above: Andrew pictured with Dick Smith after delivering Dick’s vessel from Sydney to Hobart Jan 2009.

(Return delivery from Strahan to Sydney March 2009)

 

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Certificates & Qualifications

 

· Diploma in Project Management

· Master Class 5 (unrestricted)

· MED II

· Certificates I, II & III Maritime Operations

· Certificates I, II & III Marine Engine Driving

· Radio Operators License

· Senior First Aid

· Occupational Health & Safety

· Safety at Sea

· AYF Coastal Skipper Practical

· Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate

 

 

Attributes, Skills & Experience

 

· In excess of 40,000 safe and successful sea miles logged as Master in Command delivering a large variety of sailing and power driven vessels interstate and overseas without incident

· Commissioning & delivery of Nordhavn vessels into Australia and overseas

· Manager of Ocean Dynamics (Luxury Charter Fleet) Hamilton Island, 2007

· Navigator 2003, 2004 & 2005 Hamilton Island Race Week with a  1st and two 2nd place results in premier cruising division

· Coordinating and preparing vessels for safe sea passages

· Coordinating, preparing and delivering yachts to and from race events

· Managing, negotiating and coordinating repairs, slipping and maintenance

· Maintaining a vessels seaworthiness while underway, including mechanical maintenance

· Recently owned a 36ft sailing yacht in which I have cruised the east coast of Australia whilst maintaining it to a high standard

· Yacht racing during 2003 & 2004 at Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Sydney

· Completed Customer Service training courses