Level V Captain Rank Chief Instructor/Assessor
American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
Captain Charles is a Master Mariner with 24 years sailing experience. He is an accomplished open ocean sailboat cruising and racing expert, having sailed over 20,000 nautical miles. Cruising areas include the US West, East coasts and Hawaii, Mexico, Gallapagos Islands, thru-out French Polynesia, Tonga, New Zealand, Australia, Greece, France and Italy. Completed races, under US Sailing’s Offshore Racing Rule, include, 2017 TransPac, SoCal 300, 2018 PV (San Diego, CA to Puerto Vallarta, MX), multiple Newport to Ensenada races and local SoCal PHRF races.
Whether a novice looking to discover the adventurer in yourself, or an experienced mariner looking to further develop your skill set as an accomplished seaman, Captain Charles and Nautical Ventures can help you in your journey.