Sailing Resume for Steven F. Lott

Apr 13, 2017

Contact

Email:s_lott@yahoo.com
Occupation:Computer Software Architect

Boat Ownership

  • 1972 Chrysler Boat Company 18' Buccaneer (KaDiMa), sloop rigged. Owner from 1998 to 2009.
  • 1982 Whitby 42, (Red Ranger), ketch rigged. Owner since 2009.

Experience

Summary

Since 1997, sailing lessons and chartering in Lake George, San Diego and the Gulf Coast of Florida. Chartering in San Francisco Bay and Tortola, BVI. Sailing on a variety of Adirondack lakes in 18’ racing dinghy. Sailing in the Chesapeake, US East Coast and Bahamas in 42’ ketch. Various crew positions on a variety of boats.

Racing

18' Buccaneer class:
  • 1998 Otsego Lake Boat Club Glimmerglass Regatta 4th in class (of 4!)
  • 2000 Otsego Lake Boat Club Glimmerglass Regatta 4th in class (of 4 again)
  • 2003 Nyack Boat Club Memorial Day Regatta 3rd in class of 5
  • 2003 Otsego Lake Boat Club Glimmerglass Regatta 4th in class of 6
  • 2005 Nyack Boat Club Memorial Day Regatta 3rd in a class of 6
22' Catalina class:
  • 1999 Corporate Event in San Diego 3rd (of 15)
Open class:
  • 2003 Thursday Night series at Buffalo Canoe Club first (I was crew in a 28’ Albin Cumulus)

Lessons

1997 Lake George Sailing School Learn to Sail 2 days
Lake George, NY
2000 San Diego Yacht Charters Charter Certification 3 days
San Diego, CA
2001 Offshore Sailing School Team Building Clinic half day
Captiva Island, FL
2002 Annapolis Sailing School Introduction to Cruising 2 days
Tampa, FL
2003 Maryland School of Sailing and Seamanship ASA 101 and 103 4 days
Rock Hall, MD

Certification

2000 PASIS Coastal cruising on sailboats up to 36’ with Dave Friedrich San Diego, CA

2003 ASA 101 Basic Keelboat with Joe Kliment Rock Hall, MD

2003 ASA 103 Coastal Cruising with Joe Kliment Rock Hall, MD

Memberships

Buccaneer Class Association.

Whitby-Brewer Sailboat Association.

Administration and Training

1997 Introduction to Sunfish sailing 1 week Skye Farm summer camp

2002-2009 Introduction to Sunfish sailing 1 week Skye Farm summer camp

Chartering

2000 San Diego Yacht Charters http://www.sdyc.com 34' Catalina (Dekkan Nilias), Sloop rigged, San Diego, CA Position:Skipper

2000 Atlantis Yacht Charters http://www.offshore-sailing.com/ 30' Ericson (Swell Shelter), Sloop rigged, Sausalito, CA (San Francisco Bay) Position:Skipper

2002 Annapolis Sailing School 37' O'Day (Heritage), Sloop rigged, Tampa, FL Position:Crew

2003 Maryland School of Sailing and Seamanship http://www.mdschool.com/ 32' Island Packet (Scholarship), Sloop rigged, Rock Hall, MD Position:Crew

2003 Horizon Yacht Charters http://www.horizonyachtcharters.com/ :class: 36’ Bavaria (Island Fling), Sloop rigged, Tortola, BVI Position:Skipper

2003 Horizon Yacht Charters http://www.horizonyachtcharters.com/ 34' Bavaria (Jammin’), Sloop rigged, Tortola, BVI Position:Skipper

2004 Winds of Ireland 30' Hunter (Leprechaun), Sloop rigged, Burlington, VT Position:Skipper

2006 Winds of Ireland 30' Hunter (Leprechaun), Sloop rigged, Burlington, VT Position:Skipper

2006 Marina Sailing, Long Beach, CA http://www.marinasailing.com/ 32' Hunter (Dust In The Wind), Sloop rigged, Long Beach, CA Position:Skipper

2007 North-South Vacations, Tortola, BVI 35' Beneteau (Eilean Glas), Sloop rigged, Tortola, BVI Position:Skipper

2009 Marina Sailing, Marina Del Rey, CA http://www.marinasailing.com/ 32' Catalina (Aqua5), Sloop rigged, Marina Del Rey, CA Position:Skipper

Skills

  • Coastal: Liveaboard cruising in NY, VT, FL, MD, VA, NC, GA. Also, the Bahamas and BVI.
  • Offshore: From Floriday to the Bahamas, from Florida to NC in various combinations single and double hops.
  • Skipper: Coastal cruising and day sailing in lakes, Chesapeake Bay, San Diego Bay, San Francisco Bay, Tampa Bay, the Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, and British Virgin Islands.
  • Navigation: off-shore navigation, GPS and paper charts.
  • Anchoring: Can drop and retrieve anchor in wide variety of holding conditions.
  • Mooring: Can pick up moorings under sail or power; can leave moorings under power.