Stephen grew up sailing on Lake George in the heart of New York's Adirondacks. After completing a BS in Behavioral Neuroscience at Lehigh University, He moved to the Caribbean and worked on a 112' Schooner for a season, and then moved on to Nantucket to first mate on charter boats. He ascended to 100 Ton US Coastguard Captain in New York City and taught sailing with the Manhattan Yacht Club, and spent winters in the Virgin Islands skippering bareboat charters and running boats for Yacht Club Costa Smeralda . He is now based out of Sunny Southern California as a private charter captain on 50 foot yachts, and is available for international and local charters.
Essayist on adventure travel, lifestyle, culture, food, and the personalities of places of the world. Teaches skiing, surfing, viticulture, tennis, rockclimbing and yoga
Living in the realm of light with interests in portraiture and landscape. Specializes in the ability to create beautiful images on or off the water.
Sailing Vessels are powered by the wind which means that you are leaving zero carbon footprint when navigating the beautiful coastlines of the world.
When choosing sail over motor power you are choosing a means of travel in the service of the Earth. You are selecting an ancient and elegant means of transportation.
The sport of sailing has an architecture, a science, and an art to it. The sailboat reacts to the wind and the waves; she moves, reacts, and makes sounds. She is as close to human as you allow her to be.