Captain Murph has been sailing boats for over 40 years.  He is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain, retired yacht broker and has owned and maintained 7 different sailboats over the years, in addition to working on numerous Owners' boats, and currently sails an Irwin/Johnson designed Endeavour 32 .  

Captain Murph has sailed boats in many varied venues:

2011 US Coast Guard Master, 50 Tons, with Auxiliary Sail and Great Lakes Endorsements

2011 Presented Seminar at the Cleveland Mid-America Boat Show:  "Lake Erie Destinations"green water off long point

2010 Certified by the American Red Cross in CPR/AED and Standard First Aid.

2010 Certificates from the Annapolis School of Seamanship

2010 Instructor, Great Lakes Cruising Club School

1999 Safety at Sea Certificate at US Naval Academy

1995 USCG Auxiliary Advanced Coastal Navigation Course

1977-81:  Crew & race 470s with Moraine Sailing Club, Lake Arthur, north of Pittsburgh, PA.

1977 Became a boat owner for the first time

1973-76:  Crew & race Flying Juniors on Wabash College sailing team, Crawfordsville, IN.

Sailing since he was a Boy Scout (Scout Lifeguard, Sailing Merit Badge, Eagle Scout).

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 11 February 2014 19:13 )