Contract Skippers

Skippers and Crew are a family business started in 2006 by a husband and wife team. The founders Jon and Stephanie Rose are described below and we also have a small group of trusted skippers based in Canada and Europe who have been operation commercially with us since we began.

The skippers below are available for Charter, delivery, assisted delivery or own-boat tuition.

Jon Rose

Current Location – Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
Jon is a commercial skipper with great experience across Europe and Canada, in sailing yachts ranging from 24 to 72 feet. Other experience includes extensive refit work, both crewed & owner assisted yacht delivery, private charter skipper, offshore racing, teaching and sports school management.
Jon is an accomplished coach in several sports.

Qualifications

  • MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Sail, with commercial endorsement 200gt.
  • RYA Cruising Instructor
  • MCA Approved Engine Course
  • MCA Basic Training (STCW 95)
  • MCA Sea Survival
  • CPR C with AED & HCP
  • GMDSS Long Range Radio Certification & Satellite Endorsement
  • RYA Radar Course
  • International Certificate of Competence
  • Transport Canada Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Stephanie Rose

Current Location – Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

Stephanie is a highly experienced commercial skipper with extensive sailing experience across Europe and Canada. She has skippered sailing vessels between 28 and 55 feet.

Other experience: maintenance and repair; charter skippering; offshore racing and teaching. Stephanie is a career sailor with a year-round involvement in sport.

Qualifications

  • MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Sail, with commercial endorsement 200gt
  • ISPA Advanced Sailing Instructor
  • MCA Basic Training (STCW 95)
  • MCA Sea Survival
  • CPR C with AED & HCP
  • GMDSS Long Range Radio Certification & Satellite Endorsement
  • RYA Radar Course
  • International Certificate of Competence
  • Transport Canada Pleasure Craft Operator Card

We would be pleased to discuss your requirements further and arrange for one of our skippers to contact you. Please complete the enquiry form to obtain a cost estimate.

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