Professional Yacht Delivery Captain
Dan Kriz has over 20 years sailing experience, having worked extensively in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas.
Before sailing professionally, Dan sailed competitively in long distance international races. In 2014 he sailed singled handedly across the Pacific from California to Marquesas Islands, Tuamotus, Tahiti, Society Islands, American Samoa, ending in Fiji.
TRAINING AND CERTIFICATE
Licensed since 2009
Master of Steam, Motor and Auxiliary Sail Vessels with Commercial Assistance Towing
Master of Yachts Unlimited 200 Tonnes All Oceans
Mechanical engineering, University of Prague
Business Management, Long Beach College California
Sisco certificate, IT management.
With a mechanical engineering background, Dan has an eye for detail and all things technical; he has experience and knowledge in equal measure and abundance.
2020 Lagoon 40 – Les Sables d’Olonne, France to Split, Croatia.
2020 X46 – Alcadeisa, Spain to Helsinki, Finland.
2020 California Hunter 45 – Long Beach, California to Cabo, Mexico.
2019 Dufour 430 – Croatia, Adriatic Sea, charter skipper.
2018 1991 24M Versilcraft Challanger – Long Beach, California, charter skipper.
2018 Lagoon 38 – Lisbon to Bahamas.
2017 Fountaine Pajot 40 – La Rochelle, France to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
2017 Fountaine Pajot 40 – La Rochelle, France to Canary Islands.
2017 Gulf star 65 – Cape Verde to St. Lucia.
2016 Catana 50 – Costa Rica to San Diego, California.
2016 Irwin 43 – Panama to California.
2011 Beneteau 45 – France to Belize.
2007 Lagoon 55 – Madeira to Annapolis, MA.