Team Jeff & Jean, Captain Jeff Grossman, Captain Jean Levine
Team Jeff & Jean
Resumes and Credentials
Captain Jeff Grossman driving a Lagoon 42 Catamaran
BACKGROUND
Jean has been boating over 35 years and sailing since
12 years old. Jean logged numerous trips in the 1970s
in the Chesapeake Bay sailing out of Annapolis, as
navigator and crew sailing the US Virgin Islands and
Puerto Rico, and as first mate on an 80′ Custom
Catamaran sailing from St Marteen to St. Barts, Saba,
St. Kitts and Nevis. Jean also has crewed on an 80′ gaff-
rigged schooner out of Penobscot Bay, ME
Jean is a veteran of many sailboat deliveries in the Gulf
of Mexico of both cruising and offshore racing designs.  
With Jeff, Jean has extensively cruised the Caribbean
and Florida on their Skye 51 Polyphonic.
Jean is an Accredited Marine Surveyor, having attended
the Chapmans School of Seamanship, is a member of
the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors and ABYC
Standards Certified. Jean is a 100GT Master and ASA
101 to Advanced Coastal Navigation Instructor.  Jean is
currently President of Antigua Marine Survey &
Consulting.
BACKGROUND
Jeff grew up sailing in the Florida Keys and the
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. With Jean, Jeff
has extensively cruised the Caribbean and Florida on
their 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 Vice President of Antigua Marine Survey &
Consulting.
Captain Jean Levine, yummy chef too!
Jeff grew up sailing in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas and learned to visually pick
through reefs before learning to drive a car. Jeff has been actively sailing over 45 years
and as captain since the age of 15.
Jean has been sailing since she was12 years old
first on the Chesapeake Bay and then in the Caribbean on vessels ranging from sunfish to
80’ schooners. Jeff and Jean have extensively cruised the Caribbean and Florida on their
current boat a Skye 51. Jeff holds an Electrical Engineering degree and has worked with
almost all forms of electronic navigation from B-52 Inertial Navigation systems to modern
integrated ARPA radars. Jean is an Accredited Marine Surveyor, a member of the Society
of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS) and is ABYC Standards Certified. Both Jeff and
Jean are 100GT Masters and ASA Certified Sailing Instructors. Jeff and Jean assist
couples in realizing their sailing dreams.
Polyphonic sailing away
Photo by Nana Bosma, U-Boat Yacht Mng