Captain / EMT
Ian enjoyed his childhood adventuring in Bostons suburbs and learned to sail on the waters of the tranquil Charles River. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Rhode Island, where he graduated from in 2013 with a B.S. in Ocean Engineering with a specialization in autonomous vehicle and instrumentation design. While at university, Ian got involved with the volunteer emergency medical services corps on campus and served as an EMT. He has worked on the water for the Block Island Ferry Company, Community Boating Inc and on the streets of Providence, Rhode Island as an EMT. He has been with Global Expeditions Group since 2013 as a captain and instructor for the ActionQuest brand, and moved over to Sea|mester in December of 2015. He has spent much of that time on Ocean Star as mate and earned his Master of Yachts 200 offshore. Ian is a PADI Rescue Diver and is pursuing a PADI Divemaster certification this fall. He enjoys teaching the Seamanship and Leadership courses on board the vessels and he looks forward to meeting new and enthusiastic young sailors looking for a once in a lifetime adventure.