Captain Bill

Captain Bill on TamarakFor the last several years, Captain Bill has worked for Haven Charters and Gratitude Yachting Center in Rock Hall MD as a charter and delivery captain and as an instructor on numerous sail and power boats. He also served as Captain of the BESSIE L, a 52 foot Chesapeake Bay buyboat, offering harbor tours, weddings and sunset cruises.

Captain Bill has successfully completed numerous courses from Annapolis Sailing School, the U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary,  the U.S. Power Squadron and Safety At Sea Seminars. He holds a USCG Captain's License and is a certified sailing and docking instructor from the American Sailing Association.

Captain Bill was also employed as a patrol boat captain for the US Army's Aberdeen Proving Grounds. He has sailed the Caribbean, Chesapeake, Cape Cod and Delaware bays for over 40 years. Additional experience includes delivering numerous boats around the Chesapeake, a sailboat from Bermuda to the Virgin Islands and two trawlers from Maryland through the Erie Canal to Lake Ontario.