Capt Jeff Resume

Captain Jeff Grossman Resume and Credentials


USCG Licensed Master 100 GT Master w/Aux Sail (license retired 2024)

American Sailing Association (ASA) Certified Instructor

ASA 101 through Advanced Coastal Navigation, 106

ASA Certified Radar Instructor (120)

ASA Certified Docking Instructor (118)

ASA Certified Catamaran Instructor (114)

Two Can Sail Yacht Sales & Service, Inc.

BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Design: University of Florida 1978

Physics and Dynamics of Sailing: Mech. Eng. Dept, UF 1978, accredited engineering course.

University of Florida - Celestial Navigation, 1978

Boat US - Advanced Offshore Cruising Seminar 1997

Sea School, St. Petersburg FL: OUPV and Masters Courses 2002

Sea School, St. Petersburg FL: Aux Sail Endorsement Feb 2002

Radar Navigation: David Burch, 2007


Sailing Instructor, YMCA Camp Hazen, Chester CT 1974

Sailing Instructor, University of Florida 1975 -1978

Commodore University of Florida Gator Sail Team: 1977- 78

Vice-Commodore Windjammers of Clearwater 1989

Commodore Windjammers of Clearwater 1990

Sailing Instructor Sea Coast Yacht Charters 2004

Chair and PRO for dozens of Regattas : 1988 - 2002

IACC America's Cup yachts crew, San Diego CA 2004 - 2008

Sailing Instructor Boca Ciega Yacht Club 2006 - 2009


Jeff grew up sailing in the Florida Keys and Bahamas and learned to visually pick through reefs before learning to drive a car. Jeff has been actively sailing over 45 years skippering boats on overnight cruises since the age of 15 and sailing in the 1970s through the Bahamas using only compass and RDF. Jeff bought his first boat, a Cal 25, at age 22, upgraded to a C&C 38 five years later and successfully raced/cruised the C&C for many years. He has extensively cruised the Caribbean and Florida in his current boat the Skye 51 Polyphonic. Jeff holds an Electrical Engineering degree with specialty in Computer Design. He has worked with almost all forms of electronic navigation from B-52 Inertial Nav systems to modern integrated ARPA radars. Jeff has been teaching sailing for over 30 years, is a 100GT Master and an ASA ACCI and Radar Instructor. Jeff is currently the Vice President of Two Can Sail Yacht Sales & Service.

PDF copy of Jeff's resume available here