David Block

 

 

Professional Yacht Delivery Captain

Growing up on the shores of Lake Erie David learned to sail at an early age, first taking the helm of a Penguin dingy at 6 years old. David began Skippering many varieties of racing yachts in 1974, specializing in the then new fast and exciting class, Multihulls. David has achieved top 10 national ranking along with numerous Championships including a North American’s overall. Retiring from the active racing circuit in 1994 to try a new sailing challenge, Offshore Passages.

David has over 90 US-Caribbean deliveries, 6 Trans-Atlantic (3 West, 3 East) and 3 Trans-Pacific (2 West, 1 East) crossings as well as multiple North and South American Coastal, Intra-Caribbean, Intra-Coastal Waterway, and Great Lakes passages on over 200 different vessels.

NAUTICAL CV


TRAINING AND CERTIFICATE

IYT-MCA Master of Yachts 200 Tons Offshore

Sail and Power Commercial Endorsements

STCW ’95 et al.  Full 5 day program (offshore)

T W I C – F.B.I. Background Credentials

QUALITIES

Experienced in the management, maintenance, and offshore repair of most modern yachts and their system. Including diesel, electronics, HVAC, and waste. David is well-versed in coastal, offshore, and celestial navigation. He is also familiar with most contemporary navigational, electronic, and radar systems.

INTERESTS

Climatology, meteorology and navigational charts.

LANGUAGE

English

NAUTICAL EXPERIENCE


2018   Freedom, 35 – Kingston to Havana, Jamaica to  Cuba to Riviera Beach, Florida
2018   Beneteau  –  Charleston to Port Canaveral
2018   Swift Trawler 50 – Beaufort to Charleston
2018   Lagoon 42 – Les Sables to Madeira to St Maarten
2018   Balance 526 – Newport to Annapolis
2018   Lagoon 450F – Saint Martin, Aruba
2018   Stiletto 27 – Great Lakes racing/cruising, US/Canada
2018   Beneteau 423 – Hamilton, Bermuda to Marion
2018   Balance 526 –  Tortola, BVI to USVI to Newport
2018   Privilege 465 – Georgetown, Cayman Islands to Fort Lauderdale
2018   Nautitech 40 – Jolly Harbor, Antigua to Newport
2018   Norseman 447 – Charleston to Greenport
2018   Beneteau MC4 – Charleston to Hilton Head
2018   Lagoon 450F – Nassau Bahamas, Charter Captain
2018  Freedom 35 – Riviera Beach to Nassau to Kingston
2018   Lagoon 42 – Les Sables to Madeira to FT Lauderdale
2017   Lagoon 620 – Bodrium, Turkey to FT Lauderdale
2017   Beneteau MC6 – FT Lauderdale to Charleston, SC
2017   Beneteau 473TR  – Halifax, NS to Toronto, ON via  Erie Canal
2017   Island Packet 37 – Buffalo NY to Detroit,MI
2017   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising Great Lakes
2017   Beneteau 423 – Hamitlon, Bermuda – Marion, MA
2017   Beneteau 42cc – Oriental, NC – St Georges, Grenada
2017   Bristol 45.5 – Vero Beach, FL to Porstmouth, RI
2017    Jeanneau 519 – Annapolis, MD to St Thomas, USVI
2017    Hunter 456 – Portsmouth, VA to Galveston, TX
2017    Nautitech 46 – Miami, FL to Tortola, BVI
2016   Lagoon 55 – St Augustine, FL to FT Lauderdale, FL
2016   F/Pajot 44 – Annapolis, MD to St Thomas,USVI
2016   Nautitech 46 – Annapolis, MD to Tortola, BVI
2016   Beneteau MC5 – Wilmington, NC to Charleston, SC
2016   Beneteau 48 – Wilmington, NY to Charleston, SC
2016   Bavaria 44 – Tortola, BVI to Annapolis, MD
2016   C&C 35 – Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY via Welland Canal
2016   C&C 34 – Dunkirk, NY to Rochester, NY via Welland Canal
2016   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising – US/Canada
2016   Hinckley Picnic – New York, NY to Erie, PA
2016   Hinckley 49 – Stuart,FL to Portsmouth, RI
2016   Beneteau 44 – Tortotla, BVI to Wilmington, NC
2016   Beneteau 41 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2016   Beneteau 44 – Hilton Head, SC to Charleston,SC
2016   Beneteau 44 – Charleston,SC to Hilton Head, SC
2016   Beneteau MC 5 – Jacksonville, FL to Hilton Head, FL
2016   440 – Tortola, BVI to Stuart, FL
2016  Moorings 4600 – Belize, Charter
2016   F/Pajot 44 – La Rochelle, FR to FT Lauderdale, FL

2015   Neel 45 – Marsh Harbour, BA to Annapolis, MD
2015   Sense 55 – Charleston, SC to Panama Canal to San Diego, CA
2015   F/Pajot – Miami, FL to Annapolis, MD
2015   Beneteau 40 –  Placencia, Belize to Miami, FL
2015   F/Pajot 44 – Marsh Harbour, BA to Hampton, VA
2015   Beneteau 41 –  Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2014   Beneteau 34 –  Charleston, SC to Panama Canal
2014   F/Pajot 44 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to St Maarten, NA
2014   Neel 45 – Norfolk, VA to Marsh Harbour, BA
2014   F/Pajot 44 – Annapolis, MD to St Thomas, USVI
2014   Lagoon 380 – Tortola, BVI to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2014   Norseman 40 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to Fajardo, PR
2014   Beneteau 37 – Tortola, BVI to Charleston, SC
2014   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising Great Lakes, US/Canada
2014   Hunter 38 – Erie, PA to Welland Canal to Youngstown, NY
2014   Lagoon 380  – Les Sables, France to Madeira to BVI to Charleston, SC
2014   Alberg 37 – Charleston, SC to Martha’s Vineyard, MA
2014   Neel 45 – Miami, FL to Annapolis, MD
2014   Irwin 68- Tortola, BVI to St Petersburg, FL
2013   F/Pajot  44 – Annapolis, MD to Bermuda to St Thomas, USVI
2013   Moorings 45 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2013   F/Pajot 41 – Daytona Beach, FL to St Thomas, USVI
2013   Lagoon 39 – Annapolis, MD to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2013   Lagoon 39 – Westbrook, CT to Annapolis, MD
2013   Gemini 105Mc – Tampa, FL to Okeechobee Canal – Ft Lauderdale, FL
2013   Beneteau 3 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2013   Beneteau 55 – Charleston, SC to  Charter
2013   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising Great Lakes, US-Canada
2013   Moorings 35.2 – St Lucia, WI to Charleston, SC
2013   Trimaran 34 – Kingston, Ontario to Welland Canal to Dunkirk, NY
2013   CYOA 45cc – St Thomas, USVI to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2013   Cherubini 44 – Ft Pierce, FL to Duxbury, MA
2013   Moorings 4600 – BVI – Antigua to Azores to Gibraltar to Nice, France
2013   F/Pajot 44 – Miami, FL to Annapolis, MD
2013    Sense 50 – Charleston, SC to Fajardo, Puerto Rico
2013   Moorings 42.3 – Charleston, SC to Placencia, Belize
2013   Moorings 42.3 -Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2012    F/Pajot 41 – Annapolis, MD to St Thomas USVI
2012   F/Pajot 44 – Annapolis, MD to Norfolk, VA to St Thomas USVI
2012   Sense 43 – S. Dartmouth, MA to Norfolk, VA to Charleston, SC
2012   Cherubini 44 – Duxbury, MA to Charleston, MA
2012   Swift Trawler 34 – Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
2012    Leopard 40 – Tortola, BVI to Savannah, GA
2012   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising, Great Lakes  US/Canada
2012   Beneteau 423 – Hamilton, Bermuda to Marion, MA
2012   Pearson 36-2 – Norfolk, VA to Newport, RI
2012   Lagoon 450 – Newport, RI to Erie Canal to Toronto, Canada
2012   Shannon 38 –  St. Thomas, USVI to Erie Canal to Oswego, NY
2012   Lagoon 450 – Les Sables, France to Azores to  Newport, RI
2012   Swift Trawler 34 – Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
2012   Beneteau 45 – Charleston, SC to Jacksonville, FL
2012   Beneteau 48 – Savannah, GA to Miami, FL
2012   Beneteau 45 -Charleston, SC to Riviera Beach, FL
2011   Sunsail 38 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2011   Sunsail 41 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2011   Moorings 37.2- Charleston, SC to Placencia, Belize
2011   Sunsail 41 –  Annapolis, MD to Tortola, BVI
2011   Cherubini 44 – Charleston, SC to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2011   Beneteau 35s5 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Bahamas  R/T
2011   Hunter 41 DS – Wilson, NY to Welland Canal to Buffalo, NY
2011   Beneteau First 30 – Youngstown, NY to Welland Canal to Buffalo, NY
2011   Beneteau 31 – Buffalo, NY to Welland Canal to Youngstown, NY
2011   Hinckley 42- Erie, PA to Chicago, IL
2011   Beneteau 423 -Hamilton, Bermuda to Marion, MA
2011   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising Great Lakes   US/Canada
2011   Beneteau 461- Buffalo, NY to Chicago, IL
2011   Maine Cat 41- Riviera Beach, FL to Panama to Newport Beach, CA
2011    Irwin 68- St Augustine, FL to Tortola, BVI
2011    F/Pajot 48 – Portsmouth, VA to St Thomas, USVI
2010   Jeanneau 44i – Annapolis, MD to St Thomas, USVI
2010   Moorings 37.2 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2010   Moorings 41.3 – Marsh Harbour, Bahamas to Tortola, BVI
2010   J/44 –  Glen Cove, NY to Camden, ME   R/T
2010   Stiletto 27 – Great Lakes – Racing/Cruising  US/Canada
2010   Nordic 44 – St. George’s Bermuda to E. Booth Bay, ME
2010   Beneteau 423 – Hamilton, Bermuda to Marion, MA
2010   Maxum 4600 – Rappahannock, VA to Erie Canal to Dunkirk, NY
2010    Leopard 42 – Mazatlan,  Mexico to Honolulu, HI to Astoria, OR
2010    Sea Ray 50- Miami, FL to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2009   C & C 32 – Norfolk, VA to Beaufort, NC to Charleston, SC
2009   Prout 38 – Charleston, SC to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2009   Moorings 41.3 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2009   Sunsail 384 – Annapolis, MD to Tortola, BVI
2009   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising, Great Lakes   US/Canada
2009   Beneteau 423 – Hamilton, Bermuda to Mystic Seaport, CT
2009   Sabre 362 –  Key Biscayne, FL to Annapolis, MD
2009   Mainship 40 – Port Clinton, OH to Erie Canal – Hudson, NY
2009   Pearson 30 – Chaumont, NY to Irondequoit, NY
2009   Cherubini 4 – Southport, NC to Duxbury, MA
2009   Hinckley 42 – St Thomas, USVI to Erie Canal to Erie, PA
2009   Beneteau 43 – Charleston, SC to Cape Verde to Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2008   Sunsail 39i – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2008   Moorings 4600 – Annapolis, MD toTortola, BVI
2008   Beneteau 36.7 – Chicago, IL to Welland Canal toYoungstown, NY
2008   Beneteau 36.7 – Youngstown, NY to Welland Canal toChicago, IL
2008   Stiletto 27 – Racing/Cruising Great Lakes   US/Canada
2008   Sabre 362 –  Brunswick, GA to Beaufort, NC
2008   Lagoon 380 – Riviera Beach, FL to Charleston, SC
2008   Beneteau 423 – Ft Pierce, FL to Chatham, MA
2008   Moorings 51.5 – Charter Captain, British Virgin Islands
2008   Moorings 554 – Charter Captain, British Virgin Islands
2008   Moorings 4700 – Charter Captain, British Virgin Islands x 2
2008   Moorings 4600 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to Tortola, BVI
2008   Sunsail 362 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2008   Swift Trawler 42 – Miami, FL to Ft Pierce, FL
2008   Newton 42 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to Florida Keys   R/T
2008   True North 38 – Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas to Stuart, FL
2007   Beneteau 46 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2007   Moorings 41.3 – Charleston, SC to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2007   Moorings 41.3 – Charleston, SC to Placencia, Belize
2007   Beneteau 49TR – E. Hampton, NY to Norfolk, VA to Charleston, SC
2007   Moorings 4600 – Annapolis, MD to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2007   Bruckmann 34 – Newport, RI to Essex, CT
2007   Stiletto 27 – Great Lakes, Racing/Cruising   US/Canada
2007   Beneteau 423 – Hamilton, Bermuda to Marion, MA
2007   Beneteau 456 –  St Petersburg, FL to BVI to St Lucia, WI
2007   Custom Cutter 55 – Charleston, SC to New Orleans, LA
2007   Sunsail 343 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2007   Sunsail 343 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2007   Moorings 35.2 -Charleston, SC to Panama to La Paz, Baja, Mexico
2006   Moorings 35.2 – Charleston, SC to St Maarten, NA
2006   Moorings 35.2 – Charleston, SC toPlacencia, Belize
2006   Moorings 32.2 –  Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2006   Moorings 4600 – Jacksonville, FL to Tortola, BVI
2006   Moorings 4600 – Annapolis, MD to Jacksonville, FL
2006   Stiletto 27- Great Lakes, Racing/Cruising   US/Canada
2006   Moorings 403 – Abacos, Bahamas to Tortola, BVI
2006   Moorings 403 – Charleston, SC to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2006   Antares 9.80 – Charleston, SC to Jacksonville, FL
2006   Beneteau 411 – Providenciales, TCI to New York, NY
2006   J/160 – Mamaroneck, NY to Erie Canal to Erie, PA
2006   Beneteau 42cc – Bimini, Bahamas to Charleston to Beaufort, NC
2006   Moorings 51.5 – Miami, FL to Tortola, BVI                                                
2006   Sabre 386 –  Miami, FL to Charleston, SC
2006   Moorings 35.2 –   Charleston, SC to BVI – Canouan, The Grenadines
2006   Moorings 403 – Charleston, SC to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2006   Moorings 32.2 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2005   Moorings 35.2 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2005   Sunsail 331 – Tortola, BVI to New Bern, NC
2005   Moorings 4300 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to Tortola, BVI
2005   Swift Flyer 12 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to W. Palm Beach, FL
2005   Moorings 4000 – Port Canaveral, FL to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2005   Moorings 4300 – Annapolis, MD to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2005   Stiletto 27 – Great Lakes Racing/Cruising   US/Canada
2005   Passport 41 – Port Canaveral, FL to Deltaville, VA
2005   Moorings 403 – Charleston, SC to Panama – La Paz, Baja, Mexico
2005   Beneteau 373 – Charleston, SC to Jacksonville, FL
2005   Antares 9.80 – Jacksonville, FL to Charleston, SC
2005   Beneteau 331 – Charleston, SC to Jacksonville, FL
2005   Moorings 403 –   Charleston, SC to Canouan, The Grenadines
2005   Antares 13.80 – Charleston, SC to Miami, FL
2005   Beneteau 403 – Charleston, SC to Placencia, Belize
2004   Beneteau 473 –  Charleston, SC to Ft Myers, FL
2004   Moorings 473 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2004   Moorings 473 –  Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2004   Moorings 473 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2004   Moorings 473 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2004   Beneteau 400 – Edisto Beach, SC to Charleston, SC
2004   Beneteau 440 – Greenport, NY to ICW to Charleston, SC
2004   Picnic Boat 32 – Newport, RI to Essex, CT
2004   Stiletto 27  – Great Lakes, Racing/Cruising  US/Canada
2004   Moorings 403 – Charleston to Panama to Galapagos to Tahiti to Tonga
2003   Hylas 46 – Charleston, SC to St Thomas, USVI
2003   Swift Trawler 42 – Ft Lauderdale, FL to St Petersburg, FL
2003   NauticBlue 464 – Ft Lauderdale FL to Miami, FL  x 3
2003   NauticBlue 464 – Annapolis, MD to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2003   Leopard 47 – Annapolis, MD to Ft Lauderdale, FL
2003   Wauquiez 45s – Charleston, SC to Harwichport, MA
2003   Bennett Bros 46 – Wilmington, NC to Sag Harbor, NY
2003   Stiletto 27 – Great Lakes, Racing/Cruising   US/Canada
2003   Gozzard 37 – Abacos, Bahamas to Rock Hall, MD
2003   NauticBlue 464 – St Thomas, USVI to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
2003   Moorings 403 – Miami, FL to Panama to La Paz, Baja, Mexico
2003   NauticBlue 464 – Marsh Harbour, Bahamas to Provideciales, TCI
2003   Moorings 403 – Charleston, SC to Miami, FL
2002   Moorings 473 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2002   Moorings 4700 –  Ft Lauderdale, FL to Tortola, BVI
2002   Moorings 4700 – Annapolis, MD to Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2002   Moorings 4200 – Tortola, BVI to Annapolis, MD
2002   Moorings 434 – Fajardo, PR to BVI St. Lucia, WI
2002   Moorings 403 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI
2002   Rampage 38 – Georgetown, SC to Myrtle Beach, SC    R/T
2002   Moorings 403 – Charleston, SC to Placencia, Belize
2002   Stiletto 27  – Great Lakes, Racing/Cruising   US/Canada
2002   Rival/Bowman 48 – St. Thomas, USVI to Azores to Hamble, England
2002   Beneteau 461 – Charleston, SC to Beaufort, NC to Greenport, NY
2002   Beneteau 461 –  Hilton Head, SC to Jacksonville, FL
2002   Beneteau 281 – Charleston, SC to Jacksonville, FL
2002   Beneteau 331 – Charleston, SC to N. Myrtle Beach, SC
2002   Beneteau 281 – N. Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston, SC
2002   Beneteau 36.7 –  Miami, FL to Charleston, SC
2002   Moorings 403 – Charleston, SC to Tortola, BVI

 

 

 

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