Karl Reed

Professional Yacht Delivery Captain

Karl is one of our youngest but perhaps most dedicated and enthusiastic skippers; with over 16,000 nautical miles, Karl has experience in yacht delivery, deep water sailing, and charter planning and execution. He is based mainly in U.S. and Caribbean waters, however Karl has also sailed in both the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Karl characterizes himself as having a deep respect and love for the ocean, having volunteered at the Madagascar Research and Conservation Institute as well as training aid workers to sail a 35-foot boat in order to help deliver aid in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. He is passionate about protecting the ocean as well as reveling in all it has to offer.

NAUTICAL CV


TRAINING AND CERTIFICATE

Yacht Master – Ocean
STCW 95
RYA Powerboat level 2
RYA SRC lICENSE
ENG-1 ( January 2018 )
PADI RESCUE DIVER

QUALITIES

Karl has a keen eye for the detail necessary to ensure crew safety and care for the yachts he delivers. He is a hardworking team player looking to learn and gain as much experience in the maritime world as he can.

INTERESTS

Scuba diving, spear fishing, fly fishing, marine conservation.

LANGUAGE

English – fluent (technical Navigational English)

NAUTICAL EXPERIENCE


2019     Leopard 46′ – Purto Rico to Jacksonville, Fl.

2019     Gemini Legacy 35 – Tortola to Fort Lauderdale, Fl.

2019     Matrix 450 – Puerto Rico to Annapolis, Ma.

2018     Agalia 53 – Nova Scotia to Gothenburg (First Mate)

2018     W.N. Ragland 101 – Oakland, Ca. to Port Townsend, Wa. (First Mate)

2018     Azimat 50 – Jamaica (Preparation and management, charter)

2017-2018  Motorboat 54′ – Cape Town to Nosy Be, Madagascar

2016     Sailing yacht 68′ – Cape Town to Nosy Be, Madagascar

2015     Voyage 58 – Bahamas to Charleston, SC.

 

 

 

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