E-mail: paulcharles.nelson @ gmail.com
WhatsApp: +61 416 545 790 Bahamien Cell: 242 466 1131
Date of Birth: 15.09.82 Visa: B1/B2 Exp 2021
Nationality : Dual British / Australian Citizen
Languages: English / Conversational Spanish
Non Smoker / No tattoos
Marine Industry (International)
• Jan 2018 MOY 200t Ltd MCA
• Feb 2014 STCW (Exp 11/05/2019)
• Feb 2014 MROCP (VHF radio Operator)
• Nov 2014 GMDSS GOC (Exp 31/10/2019)
• Feb 2008 PB Lvl 2
Marine Industry (Australia - AMSA)
• Oct 2015 Master <24m (Exp 12/10/2020)
• April 2015 Maritime Security ID Card Clearance Approved
• Aug 2013 Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 (CE<1000hp) (Exp 08/08/2018)
• July 2016 TDI Cave Sidemount Diver/ IANTD Technical Cave Diver
• Feb 2016 TDI Adv Nitrox and Deco Procedures
• Oct 2015 CPR/First Aid/Oxygen Emergency Care
• Jan 2014 Positive Notice of Blue Card Assessment (Work With Children)
• Dec 2013 Self Reliant Diver Instructor Rating (PADI)
• Nov 2011 Aqualung Service Technician Level 1 and 2
• Nov 2008 PADI Instructor Rating #241385
• Sep 2004 BSc (Hons) Marine Sciences
March 2018 – Present – M/Y Allure
Mate/Engineer on 105 Mangusta, chartering out of Nassau. Duties included deckhand, engineer and operator of 35 foot tender.
September 2017 –March 2018 - M/Y Checkmate
Deckhand on 145’ Benetti, owner occupied based in the Bahamas. Duties include operations on main vessel as well as 42’ Cigarette tender and 60’ Beneteau sailing yacht.
August 2017 –M/Y Penny Mae – Bosun
Relief Bosun on 138’ Richmond for 2 weeks chartering in Bahamas.
Nov 2016 – March 2017 – M/Y EVA – Deckhand
Deckhand on M/Y EVA, 92 foot Mangusta, partaking in owner occupied charters as well as single and multiday charters via agencies. Located in the Bahamas operating out of Nassau.
Nov 2014 – May 2016 – Orpheus Island Resort Aus- Master
Employed as Master working on 3 different vessels (12m Front loading barge (twin 300HP Outboards), 12m Cat (twin 300HP outboards), 8m Rib (twin 150HP outboards). Running local and outer reef fishing/diving/snorkelling/cruising/cargo runs, half and full day trips.
Jul 2014 – Nov 2014 – Quicksilver Cruises, M.V. Poseidon – Deckhand/Engineer/Diver
Employed in a variety of roles including snorkel/dive guiding, boat supervisor and Marine Engineer. Engineer role was on a 25m power cat, 746kw engines with two RiBs (8m and 4m).
Oct 2011 – Jul 2014 - Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises, M.V. Poseidon – Deckie/Eng/Diver
Employed in a variety of roles including snorkel/dive guiding, boat supervisor and Chief/Assistant Marine Engineer. Engineer role was on a 25m power cat, twin 746kw engines with two RiBs (8m and 4m). Included shore based work during annual refit.
April 2011 – Oct 2011 – S/V Wanderlust V - Deckhand
Sailing with a personal friend delivering his 54 foot cutter rigged ketch from San Diego to Sydney. Total crew varied from 4 to 2 persons.
Dec 2010 – April 2011– Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises - Diver
Dive Instructor/ Marine Biologist employment. Carrying out snorkel tours with Marine Biology chats, Discover Scuba Diving and Certified Diving programs.
July 2010 – Dec 2010 – Parrotfish Dive and Great Hostels Property Ltd - Manager
Managing a small dive operation. Full duties from maintaining legal standards, book keeping, employment of retail shop staff, marketing and conducting full range of PADI courses.
Feb 2010 – June 2010 – OzSail – Whitsundays, Australia – Deckhand/Diver
Deckhand and diver on 2 & 3 night sailing adventure live-a-boards. Vessel were 60 and 80 pocket/maxi racing yachts. Underway duties included watch keeping, helm work, sailwork, ropework & safety briefs.