LICENSES, ACCREDITATIONS and QUALIFICATIONS
USCG Licensed Master 100 GT Master w/Aux Sail
American Sailing Association (ASA) Certified Instructor
ASA 101 through Advanced Coastal Navigation, 106
ASA Certified Radar Instructor (120)
ASA Certified Docking Instructor (118)
ASA Certified Catamaran Instructor (114)

EDUCATION
BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Design: University of Florida 1978
Physics and Dynamics of Sailing: Mech. Eng. Dept, UF 1978, accredited engineering course.
University of Florida - Celestial Navigation, 1978
Boat US – Advanced Offshore Cruising Seminar 1997
Sea School, St. Petersburg FL: OUPV and Masters Courses 2002
Sea School, St. Petersburg FL: Aux Sail Endorsement Feb 2002
Radar Navigation: David Burch, 2007

POSITIONS
Sailing Instructor, YMCA Camp Hazen, Chester CT 1974
Sailing Instructor, University of Florida 1975 -1978
Commodore University of Florida Gator Sail Team: 1977- 78
Vice–Commodore Windjammers of Clearwater 1989
Commodore Windjammers of Clearwater 1990
Sailing Instructor Sea Coast Yacht Charters 2004
Chair and PRO for dozens of Regattas : 1988 – 2002
IACC America’s Cup yachts crew, San Diego CA 2004 – 2008
Sailing Instructor Boca Ciega Yacht Club 2006 – 2009
Sailing Instructor:
Flagship Sailing School, Clearwater FL
Sailing Instructor: Yachting Vacations, Punta Gorda, FL
Sailing Instructor: Southwest Florida Yacht Charters, Punta Gorda, FL
Sailing Instructor: Sailing Florida Charters, St. Petersburg FL
Sailing Instructor: Island Dreamer Sailing School, Florida Keys

SHORT BIO
Jeff grew up sailing in the Florida Keys and Bahamas and learned to visually pick through reefs before learning to drive
a car. Jeff has been actively sailing over 45 years skippering boats on overnight cruises since the age of 15 and sailing
in the 1970s through the Bahamas using only compass and RDF. Jeff bought his first boat, a Cal 25, at age 22,
upgraded to a C&C 38 five years later and successfully raced/cruised the C&C for many years. He has extensively
cruised the Caribbean and Florida in his current boat the Skye 51 Polyphonic. Jeff holds an Electrical Engineering
degree with specialty in Computer Design. He has worked with almost all forms of electronic navigation from B-52
Inertial Nav systems to modern integrated ARPA radars. Jeff has been teaching sailing for over 30 years, is a 100GT
Master and an ASA ACCI and Radar Instructor. Jeff is currently the Vice President of Antigua Marine Survey &
Consulting.
Captain Jeff Grossman
Resume and Credentials
Captain Jeff Grossman in Hope Town, Bahamas
.pdf copy
of Jeff's resume
available here