Rick at MalibuRick Etsell is a licensed naval architect and marine engineer, and USCG Master 200-tons, available for select yacht operations and maintenance management roles.

  • As a resident of Anacortes, Washington, Rick is available for maintenance and operations assistance for medium to large yachts in the Anacortes/San Juan Islands area.
  • Expert in all aspects of motoryacht maintenance and routine repair work.
  • Extensive background in classic and historic vessel maintenance and restorations. Licensed naval architect and marine engineer.
  • Lifetime of Pacific Northwest boating experience, and vessel operations to 136'.
  • 16 years experience as private yacht captain, for yachts from 80 to 136-feet.
  • Excellent references as captain or engineer.
  • Available on a contract basis, hourly or retainer. Also possible trade for pre-arranged occasional yacht usage.