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Captain Bob Riley

Captain Riley is a US Coast Guard licensed Captain and holds an American Sailing Association Mediterranean Yacht Helmsman Certification. He has about 4500 open-ocean nautical miles with yacht delivery and racing experience including eight years at the King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket, Thailand where he placed 2nd overall in the Cruising Class. Capt. Bob has sailing instructor experience with Wash. DC Potomac, Chesapeake Bay and Caribbean sailing schools.Croatia Sailing

Following a successful biotechnology career, Capt. Bob returned to his sailing interest to master larger yacht sailing. He has received advanced sailing and navigation certifications from the American Sailing  Association. The USCG Captain’s License involves extensive US inland and International ship-handling, safety and navigation courses and requires a minimum of 360 sailing days each five years.

Capt. Bob has extensive experience sailing in the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Thailand. He has  completed long distance, open-ocean yacht deliveries in the Caribben ad between the Bahamas and the US coast. He also sails frequently in the Chesapeake Bay and is a member of DC Sail, the PSA Sailing Club, Galesville, MD and the Baltimore – Annapolis Sailing Club.

Mykanos

Mykanos Sailing with Cabin Charter Sailing


Capt. Bob has sailed these waters:

Europe

Croatia: Dalmatian Coast and Islands (Dubrovnik and Lokrum, Elaphiti, Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Solta, Vis, Scedro & Brac Islands, Split and Trogir)

Greece:   Corfu & Lefkas; North Ionian & South Ionian Islands, Cyclades Islands, North Dodecanese & South Dodecanese Islands

Italy: Amalfi Coast & Islands, Pontine Islands, Sicily; Portorossa, Palermo, San Vito lo Capo, Catellammare del Golfo, Trapani, Egadi & Aeolian Islands, Tuscany Coast; Capraia & Elba Island, Sardinia & Maddalena IslandsAmalfi Sailing

Spain:  Costa Brava (Barcelona, Arenys del Mar, Calella, Blanes, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Palamos,  Llafranc, L’Estartit, L’Escala, Roses, Cap de Creus, Cala Culip, Cala Talabre, Llanca, Porto de la Selva & Cadaques)

Scandinavia: Norway (Lofoten Islands)

Turkey: Mediterranean Coast (Marmaris, Ciftlik, Ekincik, Gocek to Olu Deniz & Bay of Fethiye)

 

CaribbeanJost Van Dyke, BVI Sailing

  • St. Barth
    Anguilla
    St. Lucia
    St. Martin
    Martinique
    Guadeloupe
    US Virgin islands
    British Virgin Islands
    Bahamas: Abaco & Exumas

OtherPhang Nga Bay, Sailing Phuket, Thailand

  • Phuket & Phang Nga Bay, Thailand
    Aswan to Luxor, Nile, Egypt
    Cape Cod, MA, USA
    Coastal Maine, USA
    Chesapeake Bay, USA
    Mid-Atlantic Coast, USA
    New Hampshire Lakes, USA

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