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Raised in Pittsburgh, PA. Grew up on the 3 rivers. Parents always had a boat. Learned to run a twin screw boat at the age of 9. That was a 32' Trojan.
Then a 40' Trojan when I was 12yo. At 18 I moved to Hiltoh Head, SC where I Worked at a marina for a while then managed a watersports operation. 24 Married and moved to FL. Always running and fixing boats. I hold a USGC 50 ton Masters License with Sail Endorsement

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Sailing, Fishing, Shooting, Camping, Fantasy Fest
Work Experience:
I hold a USGC 50 ton Masters License with Sail Endorsement and have been around boats since the early 70s. Experience running twin and single engine powerboats such as, Trawlers, Sportfish, Motor Yachts, Runabouts, and pontoon boats, up to 77 feet. Also experience with Monohull and Catamaran sailboats up to 53 feet.

Have run 6 different Travel Lifts from 30 tons to 150 tons, hauling out Yachts up to 115 feet. Other equipment use experience with Boom Trucks, Forklifts, Bucket-lifts, Scissor-lifts, small Cranes, as well as many other mechanical and hydraulic equipment.

Other fields of experience include, but not limited to, Fiberglass and Gel Coat work. Painting with Imron, Awl Grip, Sterling and other top coat finishes, as well as varnishes. Electronics installation, Carpentry, Electrical AC/DC (more DC) Plumbing (marine/household) Interior Refinishing (marine/household) Welding,
Rigging Outboards, Rigging Sailboats, Wave Runner and Jet Ski rebuilds and other repairs. Some Outboard experience with Honda, Evenrude and Johnson, Yamaha and Mercury. Experience working on Gas and Diesel Inboards doing installations, alignments, shaft and strut alignments. Too much more to list.
Organizations / Affilations:
HOG (Harley Owners Group)
Adam Chichilla is located in Naples, FL and has the following skills: YACHT CAPTAIN
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Relevant Education / Credentials
Presently hold a USCG Masters with Sail Aux to 50 tons, Near Coastal, W/STCW 95. Completed courses for outboard repairs on Honda Outboards, up to 45hp. 11/92 Tiara Tech Foundations, Electrical. Tiara Yachts, Holland, MI 4/03 Volvo IPS Drive Tech Training
Years Experience: 30