Palmer K. Stevens
EDUCATION Flint School aboard tall ships TeVega and TeQuest (1,022 days) - Second Class Engine Room Bo'sun 250 tons (Maintenance), 1980 - Third Class Engine Room Bo'sun 250 tons (Operation), 1979 - Formal Seamanship Training Courses, 1976-1980 - Two years aboard TeVega: - a two masted gaff rigged schooner of 156' LOA, 10,403 ft2 sail area and 243 tons - Two years aboard TeQuest: - a three masted stay-sail schooner of 173 LOA, 10,346 ft2 sail area and 371 tons Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana - Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, 1984 and MBA, 1985 - Coast Guard Auxiliary, Basic Seamanship Course, 1975
EXPERIENCE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Bareboat Skipper of - Safe 7 day charter of a 39' Privilege Catamaran from Miami to Key West, 1998 - Safe 7 day charter of a 39' Privilege Catamaran in the BVIs, 1994 - Safe 7 day charter of a 46' Motor Ketch in the Lower Florida Keys, 1990 - Safe 5 day charter of a 41' Morgan Ketch in the Upper Florida Keys, 1988 Crew - Crew on the 154' gaff-rigged topsail schooner Highlander Sea, 2006-2007 Racing - Crew on the 54' Saginaw Bay Racer Dolphin, Overall Winner, 1990 Season - Owner and racer of a 16' Hobie Cat in Central Florida Fleet 11, 1987-1990 Cadet Training - Sailing Watch Engineer & Engine Room Crew - Sailing Watch Section Chief for a team responsible for bow watch,
MARINE TRAVEL - Caribbean - Windward Islands, Bahamas, BVIs, Florida Coasts and Keys - Trans-Atlantic - via Bermuda and Azores - Northern Europe - Baltic, North Sea, English Channel, Kiel Canal - Northern Mediterranean - Gibraltar, Aegean Sea, Monaco, Malta, Corinth Canal - Over 120 Different Ports in all.
PERSONAL - Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer & Certified Manufacturing Engineer - Very proficient with electronic equipment, GPS and computers. - Currently functioning as a Chief Technology Officer - Most of professional career as a Manufacturing Systems Engineer - Excellent health, aerobically active, especially cycling. - Do not smoke or have interest in intoxicating activities - Lived in the Detroit Great Lakes region since 1991 - Currently live in Bloomfield Twp, Michigan - Cell phone is 248-867-3581 - For more background, see my professional biography.