Captain Rick is a certified CT & NY
state boating instructor with a USCG license, National Safe Boating
Council boating instructor certificate, US Sailing Instructor
Certificate and marine industry project management experience. Multiple
Bermuda Races, Halifax Races, extensive coastal cruising experience, one
design and regional racing experience as well as live aboard
experience. Salt Water in the Veins!
Captain Rick Delfosse also has 30-plus years in the marine industry and offers:
Close Quarters Boat Handling
Open Water Boat Handing
Power Boat Operation
Sailing Instruction - Beginner to Advanced
CT & NY State Safe Boating Courses
Coastal Cruising, Anchoring, Short Handed Cruising, and Offshore Cruising Seminars
Women's Only Boating Seminars
Navigation and Electronics Seminars
• Day and evening charters aboard “Independence” a Ted Brewer designed Pan Oceanic 43 Cutter.
• Powerboat close quarters and open water instructor on a 20 foot Aquasport or owner’s vessel.
• Independent Captain for Rex Boating Club, training and evaluating new members.
• Marine newsletters and articles, including the ongoing project: "Harbor Talk" weekly newsletter and Henderson's Wharf Marina Scuttlebutt