Kurt J. Schwalbe
Birth date: August 9, 1946
293 Miller Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Phones: (360) 378-5473 (home and fax) (360) 317-8248 (mobile)
Married; no children; excellent health

Personal: I enjoy working on the water, operating and caring for boats.
I plan to continue my profession as a yacht skipper and manager.
I am reasonably well spoken and well traveled and have a good amateur knowledge of food and beverage.

USCG Near Coastal Master (100 tons) / STCW Basic Safety Training
Scuba Diving Instructor / First Aid & CPR Instructor

Association of Charter Boat Operators / The Maritime Consortium
San Juan County Sheriff’s Dive Team


2003-08 Worked with new yacht owners, teaching piloting and boat handling

1977-2008 Provided charter, diving and support service for industry, film production, recreation, utilities and governments.

1999-2002 Professional master of a private motor yacht (72' Hatteras)

1977-94 Commercial fishing in SE Alaska, Prince William Sound, Bristol Bay, Puget Sound & San Juan Islands.

1985 Deck hand on 50' passenger vessel, St. Maartens, Dutch Antilles

1979-84 Owned and lived aboard 45' Lake Union Dreamboat, built 1930

1976 Operated 48' minerals exploration boat, Prince William Sound, AK

1974-75 Operated company yacht entertaining business guests, San Francisco

References: Edgar B. Stern, Jr., Yacht Owner & former employer, (360)378-3789
Tami Hayes, Port of Friday Harbor, Harbormaster, (360)378-2668
Jeff Asher, Sheriff's Department, Dive Team Leader, (360)378-5618

Travel Experience: Student and tour escort in Central and South Asia

Academic: Graduate degrees in Asian Studies. Computer literacy.

To contact Mainstay Marine, Inc. - (360) 317-8248 - Box 1775, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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