Nationality: AmericanMike grew up in New England living and working on the coast of Maine. His experience on the water began at an early age commercial fishing for lobster and Blue Fin Tuna. Mike's passion for the ocean led him to begin his professional career at Maine Maritime Academy where after 4 years he graduated with a degree in Vessel Operation. Mike currently holds a United States Coast Guard 1600 Ton masters License. Mike has worked on a diverse selection of vessels including a variety of yachts as well as commercial vessels. Mikes maritime exposure has enabled him to captain in several locations including New England, The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Central America, and the west coast of the US with a strong focus in Alaskan waters. Over the past 12 years Mike has successful captained between 8-18 weeks of charter annually with great references from clients and brokers. Mike’s broad maritime experience coupled with his strong work ethic and positive attitude will ensure your voyage aboard the M/Y ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM is an exciting and memorable adventure.