Art has not only explored the ocean but mastered it. Since 1995, Art has been a licensed 50 Ton Masters United States Coast Guard Captain. From 1996-2004 he owned and operated a live-on-board charter, “Charters of Adventure,” based in the Dry Tortugas, Florida. Additionally, he operated as a delivery captain accumulating 55,000 Blue Waters Miles. Art also served as a private captain upon a 56ft Swan, as well as a 651 Swan “Aurora.'' In his spare time, Art is heavily involved in racing: winning Suncoast West Florida PHRF Boat of the Year twice and Davis Island Yacht Club Boat of the Year seven times. He is also experienced within the water, as a certified PADI Divemaster.