Melvyn has over 26-years of boating experience on the Chesapeake Bay, Lake Ontario, Florida, Southern California and the Caribbean. He holds a 50-Ton Merchant Mariner Credential with Auxiliary Sail Endorsement from the U.S. Coast Guard. With a life long love of sailing, he had the goal of creating a yacht charter company. Melvyn obviously has a passion for sailing…, but his talents don’t stop there. He has been a life-long team-builder; his business experience includes head of a research laboratory at the National Institute of Mental Health, Vice President in the biotechnology industry, a consultant in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as research coordinators for orphan neurological diseases in not-for-profit foundations. Most recently, he graduated from the Columbia University clinical psychotherapy program, and is founder of a private clinical psychotherapy practice. Captain Melvyn's motto for yachting is that: "There are no problems… only solutions”, and he governs himself and his crew accordingly.
USCG Listened Captain -Merchant marina Credential, -USCG certifications, -ASA, USPS USGC, State Boater Safety and 10 years of previous charter.