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Captain Jeff Is On The Catamaran Guru™ Team

jeff riecks yacht brokerCaptain Jeff Riecks is an our associate broker on our Catamaran Guru™ team. He's quite an accomplished guy. After acquiring a Mechanical Engineering degree from West Virginia University, he entered the corporate world. After discovering sailing, he was hooked and left the office life behind. He holds an impressive assortment of sailing credentials:

  • Certified American Sailing Association (ASA) Instructor
  • Outstanding Instructor Award recipient
  • ASA Standards Coordinator contributing to the maintenance of ASA’s education standards, textbooks, and exams
  • 100-ton Near Coastal merchant mariner’s credential with sailing and towing endorsements
  • Committee member on several national boating safety and education standards committees
  • Licensed Florida yacht salesperson.

Captain Jeff has completed yacht deliveries along the east and west coasts of North America, the Caribbean, and the Bahamas. He has worked as a sailing educator and charter/private yacht captain for over 15 years. He has owned five sailboats: a Dyer Dhow, Hunter 216, Catalina 30, CSY44, and currently a Fountaine Pajot Lavezzi 40 catamaran.

Miramar Adventures Sailing & Cruising Education

Sailing School: He is the owner and operator of Mira Mar, a Fountaine Pajot Lavezzi 40 catamaran out of Tavernier Key, FL. His sailing education business, Miramar Adventures, offers ASA courses and a wide variety of sailing experiences for all levels of sailors. Read more and see a video about that.

Boat Owner Training: Popular amongst many new catamaran owners, Jeff offers new boat owner training. He wrote about a couple of those and shared lots of pictures with a sense of humor...be sure to check them out:

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