Vince has been sailing for about 20 years. He has owned several boats and skippered his Sparkman and Stephens 40 foot ketch from Canada to Mexico and across the Pacific Ocean from Mexico to Australia stopping at various island groups over a voyage that spanned 6 years. Prior to teaching at Club Nautique, Vince was an Instructor Trainer with the Coast Guard Auxiliary and taught Auxiliary Sailing and Seamanship classes. He has a Coast Guard 50-ton Masters License and is a US Sailing Instructor. Vince is also an avid scuba diver and has Master Diver and Rescue Diver certifications.