Captain John Bardon
Master of Yachts to 3,000 Tons

Garrover 2 - Urb. Sa Coma - 07193, Bunyola
Mallorca  -
  SPAIN

 

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Date of birth: May 3, 1943
Nationality: Irish
Status: Married; 3 children
Languages: Fluent English, Spanish.  Conversant French
Education: MCA Master of Yachts to 3,000 Tons (STCW�95)
GMDSS Restricted Operatorís Certificate (STCW�95)
Sea miles logged: 287,000 (to April 2007)

YACHTING CAREER

2004 - Present

RELIEF, DELIVERY & REFIT CAPTAIN
    m/y 'LAUREL' (240' / 73.1 m)
    m/y 'POSEIDEN' (85' / 24.0 m)
    m/y 'SHANDOR' (163' / 49.6 m)
    m/y 'SHENDOAH OF SARK' (145' / 44.2 m)
    m/y 'RSR' (139 ft. / 42.5 m)
    m/y 'CV-9' (131 ft. / 39.9 m)
    m/y 'CHEETAH MOON' (126 ft. / 38.4 m)
m/y 'CONSTELLATION' (262 ft. / 80 m)
m/y 'HIGH CHAPARRAL' (164 ft. / 50 m)
m/y 'CHRISTINE' (148 ft. / 45.1 m)
m/y 'THE LADY ANN MAGEE' (164 ft. / 49.9 m)
m/y 'MIA ELISE' (150 ft. / 45.6 m)

2002 - 2004

s/y 'SHENANDOAH OF SARK' (145ft / 44.2 m)
Three Mast Gaff Schooner
Captain
Winter 2003/2004
Delivery Palma to Falkland Islands
Cruising with owner's party to South Georgia including return to the Falklands
From the Falklands return to Antigua
Spring/Summer 2003
Private Easter cruising on the Italian coast
Early summer cruise on the west coast of Scotland
Mediterranean cruising in Greece and Turkey including Porto Cervo Classic Regatta
Winter 3002/3003
Palma to the Red Sea for private Christams cruise, returning to Malta
Spring and Summer 2002
Private cruising in Western and Eastern Mediterranean, returning to Palma for Autumn refit

2001

m/y 'SENSES' (194 ft / 59.2 m)
Captain
Took command in Miami and sailed to Palma for shipyard work
Cruised Western Mediterranean with both owner and charter guests

2000

m/y 'SAVARONA' (446 ft / 136 m)
Staff Captain/Captain
Joined in Miami as staff captain, sailing to Aruba for charter and then to shipyard in Turkey
Took command July 7th until mid October
Private cruising in the Mediterranean

1989 - 2000

s/y 'CREOLE' (214 ft / 65.3 m)
Captain
Private cruising in mostly Eastern and Western Mediterranean
Winter 91/92 sailed for America's Cup in California
Returned to Mallorca via Jamaica, Bermuda, the Azores and West coasts of Scotland, Spain and Portugal

1980 - 1989

s/y 'SCHOONER XXXX (Ex-JESSICA)' ( 203 ft / 61.8 m)
Captain and Building Supervisor
After building, delivery to UK for rigging and sail trials
Extensive cruising covering most of the North Atlantic and Eastern and Western Mediterranean
The Yacht was sold in 1989 after brief and intensive refit delivery to Australia via The Cape of Good Hope
Cruising West and East Coasts of Australia

- 1988

Sailing yachts of all types and sizes
Captain on numerous sailing yachts of all types and sizes cruising in the Mediterranean, the Baltic, the West Indies and the East coast of America
Received my first certificate; Board of Trade Yachtmaster Ocean in 1968 while at Plymouth

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